Utility Industry Scholarships
Here are some of the Utility Industry scholarships on our site for which you may qualify.
Supports promising doctoral students in the U.S., Canada and Mexico pursuing advanced training and research in the field of water supply and treatment.
Eligible for the competition are all master's theses and doctoral dissertations that are relevant to the water supply industry. The manuscript must reflect the work of a single author and be submitted during the competition year in which it was submitted for the degree. The competition is open to students majoring in any subject provided the work is directly related to the drinking water supply industry. Entries are judged on the basis of originality, practical application, value to the water supply industry, potential value as a reference, and overall clarity of the presentation.
Purpose: The Holly A. Cornell Scholarship created in 1990 by CH2M Hill, Inc. honors the name of Holly A. Cornell, co-founder of CH2M Hill, and to encourage and support outstanding female and/or minority students pursuing advanced training in the field of water supply and treatment. Students who been accepted into graduate school but have not yet begun graduate study are encouraged to apply.
• Female and/or minority student (see application form for specifics) pursing master’s degree
• Awarded annually, will provide one-time funding of $7,500.
• CH2M Hill, Inc. will provide travel assistance to the AWWA conference where the award is presented
Each year, ACWA awards two $3,000 scholarships to deserving students in a water-resources related field of study.
Eligible students must be California residents attending a four-year, publicly funded college or university in California full-time as a junior or senior during the year the scholarship is awarded. Applications must be postmarked no later than APRIL 1 of each year, or the following business day if it falls on a weekend or holiday.
Applicants must be:
• A California resident
• A full-time junior or senior in the year the scholarship will be applied
• Attending an accredited, publicly funded college or university in California
• Studying a water-resources related field or discipline
• Planning to attend school for the complete academic year
Awards are based on a combination of scholastic achievement and a commitment on the part of the applicants to their chosen fields, best demonstrated by pursuing a degree related to or identified with engineering, agriculture or urban water supply, environmental studies and public administration associated with resources management. Financial need is also considered.
To be eligible, an applicant must: 1. Be a United States citizen; 2. a) Be a graduating senior, have obtained a Bachelors degree prior to June 15, and entering a Masters degree program in the upcoming fall, OR be a current graduate student in a Masters degree program; and b) Be pursuing, or planning to pursue, a degree in engineering, biology, chemistry, business administration, or other field which may lead to a career in the investor-owned public water supply business. The following persons are not eligible: * Officers or directors of the NAWC, or members of their immediate families. * Officials, representatives, or employees of any agency regulating the water industry, or members of their immediate families.
The New Jersey Chapter of the National Association of Water Companies Association is offering two $2,500 scholarships to high school students who will be attending a New Jersey college or university and is interested in the water utility industry or any related field.
(a) Be a United States citizen, (b) Be a resident of New Jersey and have lived in the state for at least five years, (c) Be a high school senior or college student intending to pursue a degree at a New Jersey college or university (two- or four-year) as an undergraduate or graduate student (part-or full-time), and (d) Be maintaining at least 3.0 on a 4.0 grading scale.
Send applications and related documents to:
49 Howell Drive
Verona, NJ 07044
TEL: (973) 669-5807
MSAWWA and MWEA are equal partners in offering the Don G. Willems Scholarship. One or two scholarships are offered annually to students whose course work leads to employment in the water and wastewater fields, which are highly diverse, including specialization in water treatment and distribution, wastewater treatment and collection, water resources, watershed protection, groundwater remediation, and many other subdisciplines, including for example, the study of waterborne disease.
Each award includes a scholarship of $1000 to be used toward the cost of education, such as tuition, books, and supplies. Recipients also receive a one-year student membership to either AWWA or WEF (recipient's choice), and also paid registration and lodging for the MSAWWA/MWEA Joint Conference. The conference includes a variety of presentations on the technical details of project work, research, and regulations, as well as numerous vendor displays of equipment and products for the water/wastewater industry. A conference banquet provides opportunity to socialize with professionals from around Montana and the other northwest states.
Applicants must be currently enrolled in a Montana college or university.
The applicants major course work must be leading them toward employment in the fields of water and/or wastewater.
Applicants may be enrolled in a program at any degree level (associate, bachelor's or graduate).
Applicants must have at least a 2.0 G.P.A., based on a 4.0 scale.
Applicants must submit the Don G. Willems Scholarship Application Form along with supplementary information that is requested on the application. The completed application and supplementary information must be postmarked by March 15th. Instructions are provided for all entries on the application form. Incomplete applications will not be evaluated.
Conditions of Acceptance:
Applications will be ranked by the MSAWWA/MWEA Scholarship Committee. Candidates will be notified of the Committee's decision in April.
The successful candidates must notify the Scholarship Committee within one week, indicating acceptance or rejection of the award.
Recipients will be asked to submit either an AWWA or WEF membership form. Membership will be paid by MSAWWA/MWEA.
Recipients will be invited to attend the annual conference. Registration and lodging is paid by MSAWWA/MWEA. Meals and transportation are paid by the student.
The scholarship will be awarded in the recipient's name to the school he/she is attending in August of the year awarded. The school will use the scholarship to balance the student’s account, and will distribute any remaining funds directly to the student.
The purpose of the RMEL Foundation is to award scholarships to deserving and qualified students in engineering, business, information systems, plant, line or distribution technology, line worker or other curriculum related to the electric energy industry.
The scholarship provides scholarships to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Science in Environmental Geology or Masters in Public Administration - Water Resource Management Studies programs. Preference is given to students who have at least a 2.5 GPA.
Provides a scholarship to a student currently enrolled or enrolling the Masters of Public Administration (MPA) program with a water resource management specialization within the College of Business and Public Administration, the BS program in Environmental Geology, or any future water-related majors developed at CSUSB, has a minimum GPA of 3.25, is currently employed in or expressed interest in pursuing a career in water, must currently reside in MWDs 5,200 square mile service area and has lived in the service area for at least one year (Los Angeles, Orange, San Diego, Riverside, San Bernardino, and Ventura Counties). The most recent award was $1,450.
Provides support for doctoral and masters students interested in careers in the fields of corrosion control, treatment and distribution of domestic and industrial water supplies, aquatic chemistry, and/or environmental chemistry.
Awarded annually, will provide one-time funding for two scholarships:
$5,000 for a master's student
$7,000 for a doctoral student
Additional judges will be provided by the Aquatic Chemistry Section of the Illinois State Water Survey
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