The One AWWA Operator Scholarship
The One AWWA Operator Scholarship is funded through the support of AWWA’s The Water Equation Campaign and the Western Canada Section AWWA.
PURPOSE of AWARD
- AWWA’s The Water Equation Campaign and the Western Canada Section AWWA, will award the One AWWA Operator Scholarship in the amount of $500 for Water Operator training and education.
- Three scholarships will be awarded.
- Funding can be used for certification, two-year water related associate degree, technical school program, professional training program, books and manuals, and operator related conferences.
- Each scholarship recipient will also receive a one-year AWWA Operator membership.
- Applicant must be a current operator or seeking to enter the water operator profession.
- Applicant must be pursuing an Operator Certification, two or four-year degree related to the water operator profession, or professional development.
- Disbursement of the funds will be made directly by the Section to the financial office of recipient’s college, university, or technical school.
- Items related to books, manuals, conferences, professional development courses, and other eligible expenses will be reimbursed to recipient upon presentation of eligible receipts.
- Applicant must reside or work within the geographical boundaries covered by the sponsoring Section, which includes Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.
- Acceptance of scholarship constitutes permission to use recipient’s name and scholarship story for purpose of promotion.
- The Scholarships Committee accepts only electronic application which must be submitted by September 30.
- Scanned copies of supporting documents are required.
- Selection will be based on the principle of open and equal opportunity and carried out by the WCS AWWA selection committee.
ATTACH THE FOLLOWING TO THIS APPLICATION
- One page essay of career objectives and how this scholarship will enhance your ability for professional development and bring value to the water industry.
- Two letters of recommendation/reference