Association of California Water Agencies Scholarships

Scholarship Description

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.

Scholarship Eligibility
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
Selection Criteria
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.

Year of Need: College Junior, College Senior,

Type: Merit Based

Num Awards: 2

Min Award: 1500

Max Award: 3,000

Deadline: 2022-12-31


Sponsoring Organization Association of California Water Agencies
910 K Street Suite 100
Sacramento, CA 95814

Contact Person: ACWA Scholarship Program

Phone: 916-441-4545

Fax: 916-325-4849