Water Operator Scholarships

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Alaska Section One AWWA Operator Scholarship

Annually, the American Water Works Association (AWWA) presents the Alaska Section One AWWA Operator Scholarship to one Alaskan-based waterworks operator to support them through their education.

Amount
$100–$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
December 20

Hawaii Section One AWWA Operator Scholarship

Annually, the American Water Works Association presents the Hawaii Section One AWWA Operator Scholarship to two Hawaii-based waterworks operators to support them through their education.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
2 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
December 20

Montana Section One AWWA Operator Scholarship

The One AWWA Operator Scholarship is awarded to water operators pursuing an operator’s license or certification, a two- or four-year degree related to the water operator profession, or professional development.

Amount
$500–$1,000
Scholarships awarded
2 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
December 31

MWEA Operator’s Training Scholarship

The MWEA Operator’s Training Scholarship is awarded to two water operators pursuing professional certification or are already certified operators in Montana to further their education and advance their careers.

Amount
$500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
December 31

New York Section One AWWA Operator Scholarship

The $1,000 scholarship is offered to a student either enrolled in a two- or four-year degree related to the water operator profession or is currently a water or wastewater operator.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
December 31

New York Section One AWWA Operator Scholarship – Environmental Training Center at Morrisville State College

New York Section AWWA awards One AWWA Operator Scholarship for a water or wastewater treatment course at the Environmental Training Center at Morrisville State College ranging between $325 and $575.

Amount
$325–$575
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
December 31

Kansas Section One AWWA Operator Scholarship

The Kansas Section of the AWWA offers the One AWWA Operator Scholarship to Kansas residents pursuing water operator education and training or seeking to enter the water operator profession.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
2 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
January 1

AL/MS Section AWWA Scholarship

The Alabama Mississippi (AL/MS) Section of the American Water Works Association awards 12 undergraduate and graduate students in Alabama and Mississippi to further their studies in water works.

Amount
$100–$5,000
Scholarships awarded
12 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
January 31

New Jersey Section One AWWA Operator Scholarship

The AWWA NJ offers the One AWWA Operator Scholarship to one water operator or student seeking to enter the water operator profession by pursuing an operator’s license or certification.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
February 1

Missouri Section One AWWA Operator Scholarship

The One AWWA Operator Scholarship is awarded to a current water operator pursuing an operator’s license or certification, two or four-year degree related to the water operator profession, or professional development.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
February 28
Winner announcement
March 2023

Donald G. Willems Scholarship

The Donald G. Willems Scholarship, administered by MSAWWA and MWEA, is awarded to students pursuing careers in water and wastewater fields, including specialization in water treatment and distribution.

Amount
$1,000–$1,500
Scholarships awarded
2 winners
Required GPA
2
Deadline
March 15

NC One Water Operator Scholarships

The One AWWA Operator Scholarship provides scholarship funds of $500 each to current water operators in North Carolina who plan to pursue a licensing or certification program.

Amount
$500
Scholarships awarded
4 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
March 25
Winner announcement
June 2023

New York Section Plant/Distribution System Operators Scholarship

The Plant/Distribution System Operators Scholarship of $500 is to assist AWWA member operators of drinking water treatment or distribution systems. It’s awarded to four individuals pursuing water system courses.

Amount
$500
Scholarships awarded
4 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 1

NYSAWWA Board of Governors Past Chairs’ Legacy Scholarship

The NYSAWWA Board of Governors Past Chairs' Legacy Scholarship awards $2,000 to an undergraduate student enrolled in a full-time four-year degree with subjects related to water science and engineering.

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

NYSAWWA John C. Robbins Scholarship (Undergraduate)

The scholarship offers $1,500 to a full-time student in a degree program related to the water supply field, especially those studying utility management, regulation, engineering design, and treatment plant operation.

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

AWWA NJ Drinking Water Continuing Education Scholarship

AWWA New Jersey Section offers the Drinking Water Continuing Education Scholarship to a high school senior from New Jersey to pursue an undergraduate degree in water science, and engineering.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 15

Tracey G. Liberi Drinking Water Careers Memorial Scholarship

AWWA New Jersey Section offers this scholarship to an undergraduate or graduate student from New Jersey pursuing a degree in the drinking water industry.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 15

Kentucky-Tennessee Section One AWWA Operator Scholarship

Annually, the American Water Works Association (AWWA) awards the Kentucky-Tennessee Section One AWWA Operator Scholarship of $1,000 to two Kentucky-based water works operators, each, to support them through their education.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
2 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
May 20

MN AWWA Advanced Degree Scholarship

The Advanced Degree Scholarship is awarded to three undergraduate and/or graduate students from Minnesota enrolled in bachelor’s or graduate degree programs related to the water industry, including science, engineering, etc.

Amount
$3,500
Scholarships awarded
3 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
June 1

Illinois Section One AWWA Operator Scholarship

The One AWWA Operator Scholarship is an award of up to $2,000 to Illinois-based applicants seeking to enter or progress their work in the state’s water, wastewater, or stormwater industry.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
June 30

ISAWWA Outreach Safe Water Scholarship

The ISAWWA Outreach Safe Water Scholarship of $5,000, offered by ISAAWWA, is a merit-based scholarship program to financially support deserving undergraduate and postgraduate students enrolled in a water resources-related field.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
June 30

Indiana Section One AWWA Operator Scholarship

The American Water Works Association (AWWA) offers Section One AWWA Operator Scholarship of $1,000 to 10 current water operators in Indiana to further their education and advance their careers.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
10 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
July 12

Colonel Theodore A. Leisen Memorial and Training Endowment Fund

The Nebraska Section American Water Works Association offers the Colonel Theodore A. Leisen Memorial and Training Fund to three students to further their education and advance their careers in the water industry.

Amount
$500
Scholarships awarded
3 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
September 1

One AWWA Operator Scholarship

The One AWWA Operator Scholarship offers a $1,000- scholarship to undergraduate and vocational students interested in the water operator profession. Current water operators are eligible to apply.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
September 1
Winner announcement
September 30, 2023

Michigan Section One AWWA Operator Scholarship

The scholarship of $1,000 is awarded to one undergraduate student interested in an education in water or water operators seeking to further their professional development via college courses.

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

Minnesota Section One AWWA Operator Scholarship

The AWWA offers the Minnesota Section One AWWA Operator Scholarship to two individuals pursuing the water operator profession and pursuing certification/licensure, technical or professional training programs.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
2 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
November 15

MN AWWA Community College Scholarship

The Community College Scholarship is awarded to two college students in Minnesota each, enrolled in technical or community college degree programs in the water industry, including water operations, science, engineering, etc.

Amount
$2,000
Scholarships awarded
3 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
November 15