One AWWA Operator Scholarship

$1,000Award Amount
1Number of Awards
9/1/2022Submission Deadline

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The One AWWA Operator Scholarship is awarded to assist water operators with certification/licensure, two-year community college water programs, professional training programs, books, and manuals.

The scholarship awards one recipient scholar with a reward of $1,000. The scholarship is sponsored by the New England Water Works Association (NEWWA), a nonprofit member organization incorporated in the commonwealth of Massachusetts. Applicants must be pursuing or currently employed in the water operator procession.

NEWWA scholarship committee assesses all applications and gives its final decision on recipients and the amount awarded by September 30. Payments are made directly to the organization requested by the recipient. The committee reserves the right to request additional proof of successful completion of the training program.

Key Information of One AWWA Operator Scholarship

Study Details

Area of Study

Water Operator

Country of Study

United States

Specific Schools

Any

Scholarship Details

Intended Level of Study

  • Undergraduate
  • Vocational/Technical School

Award Amount

$1,000

Number of Awards

1

One AWWA Operator Scholarship Timeline

July 2022

Applications Opening Date

Applications open on July 2.

September 2022

Submission Deadline & Awards Announcement Date

The submission deadline is on September 1. Winners announced on September 30.

Scholarship Eligibility

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

  • Eligible Grade: Undergraduate
  • Maximum Age: Any
  • Required GPA: Any
  • Geographic Eligibility: Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont, Connecticut
  • Gender: Any
  • Race/Ethnicity:

Application Requirements

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

  • Present Work Experiences

How to ace the One AWWA Operator Scholarship

1

Sign up for your NEWWA membership

You must be a member of the New England Water Works Association (NEWWA) when joining the profession.

2

Show interest in the waterworks profession

While seeking an undergraduate or graduate degree, you must have and show interest in the waterworks profession.

3

Make sure you are a resident of New England

You must reside in New England or attend a college/university in New England to qualify.

4

Make sure you are geographically eligible

To win, you must be a resident of Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont, or Connecticut.

How the One AWWA Operator Scholarship is Judged

Applications are judged on geographical eligibility and demonstrated interest in the waterworks profession.

Why We Love the One AWWA Operator Scholarship

1

Winners get one-year automatic NEWWA membership

Recipients of the award receive a complimentary year-long operator membership with AWWA.

2

The scholarship offers a chance of actualizing dreams

The one AWWA operator scholarship assists operators with certification/licensure, two-year community college water programs, professional training programs, books, manuals, etc.

3

Additional scholarships may be awarded to some students

Regardless of the field of study, NEWWA may award additional scholarships giving preference to those candidates whose programs of study are related to the waterworks industry.

5 Facts About One AWWA Operator Scholarship

01.

The scholarship offers relief to operators

The scholarship is awarded to assist operators with professional training programs, certification/licensure, two-year community college water programs, books, manuals, etc

02.

About $20,000 is awarded annually

Approximately $20,000 is awarded by NEWWA annually to worthy applicants pursuing academic degrees, continuing education, and drinking water licenses.

03.

NEWWA has over six scholarship programs

The NEWWA scholarship committee awards the following scholarship annually: George E. Watters Memorial Scholarship, Francis X. Crowley Scholarship, Elson T. Killam Memorial Scholarship, Joseph Murphy Scholarship, and Michael Garofano Memorial Scholarship.

04.

Organization for drinking water professionals

The New England Water Works Association (NEWWA) is a membership organization for those working or interested in the drinking water profession.

05.

NEWWA offers hundreds of courses yearly to members

NEWWA is a nonprofit organization incorporated in the commonwealth of Massachusetts after its establishment in 1882. The association holds hundreds of courses each year for those working in the waterworks profession. It is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training.

Michael Garofano Memorial Scholarship

The scholarship is awarded to a student passionate to promote policies and practices to provide safe drinking water and pursue an academic career in civil, environmental, or water management sciences.

Amount
$1,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 1

NEWWA Diversity & Inclusion Scholarship

The NEWWA Diversity & Inclusion Scholarship Program provides one or more scholarships of $2,000 to undergraduate and graduate students seeking careers in water works.

Amount
$2,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 1