MWEA Operator’s Training Scholarship

$500Award Amount
1Number of Awards
12/31/2022Submission Deadline

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MWEA is the Montana Association, or section, of the Water Environment Federation and the main sponsor of this scholarship. MSAWWA is the Montana Section of the American Water Works Association (AWWA). AWWA is an association focused on providing opportunities and information to professionals working in the drinking water industry. Public water systems, water operators, public works staff, engineers, and scientists make up the AWWA membership.

The MWEA Operator’s Training Scholarship on offer is for Montana water operators to continue upgrading their skills through education, training, and certification. The MWEA Operator’s Training Scholarship award is $500 for those residing in Montana.

Applicants must apply a month before its use. Applicants must be residents of Montana who demonstrate leadership. They must highlight their work experience and write an essay. As long as you meet the eligibility requirements, you can apply for this scholarship to cover certification, conferences, books, and other costs that support your education and training.

Key Information of MWEA Operator’s Training Scholarship

Study Details

Area of Study

Water Operator

Country of Study

United States

Specific Schools


Scholarship Details

Intended Level of Study

Vocational/Technical School

Award Amount


Number of Awards


MWEA Operator’s Training Scholarship Timeline

January 2022

Application Opening Date

Applications are open from January 1.

December 2022

Submission Date

The submission deadline is on December 31.

Scholarship Eligibility

To be eligible to apply, applicants must meet the following criteria.

  • Eligible Grade: All
  • Maximum Age: Any
  • Required GPA: Any
  • Geographic Eligibility: Montana
  • Gender: Any
  • Race/Ethnicity:

Application Requirements

Here’s what you need to submits besides your application.

  • Essay

How to ace the MWEA Operator’s Training Scholarship


Reside in Montana

There are geographical limitations that come with this scholarship. Therefore, you must be a resident of Montana to be eligible.


Be a water operator

You must be currently working as a water operator or seeking to become one.


Submit detailed essay

It will boost your chances to share a detailed essay of 150 -300 words about you, your aspirations, and your reasons for pursuing a water operator career.


Include a CEC form or transcript

Your application should go with a CEC form for a continuing education or training program. Alternatively, you can share a transcript from a certification course.

How the MWEA Operator’s Training Scholarship is Judged

The scholarship committee will select the strength of the information submitted. So ensure you complete your application form and share all the necessary information.

Why We Love the MWEA Operator’s Training Scholarship


Flexible application of sponsorship

You can use the scholarship for certification/licensure, two-year water-related associate degree, technical school program, professional development/training programs, books and manuals, and operator-related conferences.


Sufficient funding without limitations of use

The $500 award adequately covers costs for your tuition, certification, or conferences.


Supports water operators

With this scholarship, any operator in Montana has a chance to advance their career and not remain stagnant.

5 Facts About MWEA Operator’s Training Scholarship


Scholarship issued after a month of application

You’ll need to make your application a month before you’re due to use it for education, certification, or training.


MWEA sponsors the scholarship

MWEA is the Montana Association, or section, of the Water Environment Federation and the main sponsor of this scholarship.


Anyone can apply for this scholarship

If you’re based in Montana and meet all the eligibility requirements, you’re allowed to make an application.


Scholarship supports water operator

This scholarship helps water operators based in Montana pursue and advance their skills.


Annual scholarship

Every year, there’s consistent support from MWEA, which guarantees you support if you want to advance yourself as a water operator.

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