AWWA Scholarships

AWWA and its members recognize the importance of investing in students as the future of the water industry. AWWA supports students through discounted memberships and more than 17 scholarships, listed below. For additional information or if your company would like to sponsor an AWWA scholarship, email us or call 303.347.6252.

More information on eligibility and the application process for AWWA scholarships can be found HERE.   

 

Abel Wolman Fellowship 

This American Water Works Association (AWWA) fellowship is designed to support promising doctoral students in the U.S., Canada and Mexico pursuing advanced training and research in the field of water supply and treatment.  

More information on eligibility and the application process for AWWA scholarships can be found HERE. 

 

Larson Aquatic Research Support (LARS) 

This American Water Works Association (AWWA) scholarship 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: 

Support (Masters): $5,000

Support (Doctoral): $7,000

More information on eligibility and the application process for AWWA scholarships can be found HERE. 

     

American Water Scholarship 

American Water is providing graduate level support to assist in the development of professionals interested in service to the water industry. 

Support: Awarded annually, will provide one-time funding of $5,000

More information on eligibility and the application process for AWWA scholarships can be found HERE. 

 

Black & Veatch – Building a World of Difference Scholarship 

Provides one year of support to an undergraduate student seeking a degree in the water industry. 

Support: Awarded annually, will provide one-time funding of $5,000

More information on eligibility and the application process for AWWA scholarships can be found HERE. 

    

Carollo Engineers Scholarship    

Provides support to a masters student engaging in water-energy nexus issues for water, wastewater or water use. 

Support: Awarded annually, will provide one-time funding of $10,000

More information on eligibility and the application process for AWWA scholarships can be found HERE. 

  

Thomas R. Camp Scholarship 

Sponsored by CDM Smith., the Thomas R. Camp Scholarship provides support to outstanding graduate students doing applied research in the drinking water field. 

Support: Awarded annually, will provide one-time funding of $5,000

More information on eligibility and the application process for AWWA scholarships can be found HERE. 

  

Holly A. Cornell Scholarship   

Sponsored by CH2M Hill, the Holly A. Cornell Scholarship encourages and supports outstanding female and/or minority masters students in pursuit of advanced training in the field of water supply and treatment. 

Support: Awarded annually, will provide one-time funding of $7,500

More information on eligibility and the application process for AWWA scholarships can be found HERE. 

  

Hazen and Sawyer Scholarship 

Provides support to a student seeking a master's degree in the water science field. 

Support: Awarded annually, will provide one-time funding of $5,000

More information on eligibility and the application process for AWWA scholarships can be found HERE. 

    

HDR/Henry "Bud" Benjes Scholarship

Provides support to a masters student seeking a degree in the water industry.  

Support: Awarded annually, will provide one-time funding of $5,000

More information on eligibility and the application process for AWWA scholarships can be found HERE. 

  

ARCADIS Scholarship    

Provides support to a masters or doctoral candidate student seeking a degree in the water industry.  

Support: Awarded annually, will provide one-time funding of $5,000

More information on eligibility and the application process for AWWA scholarships can be found HERE. 

         

MWH Scholarship 

Provides one year of support to a masters candidate student seeking a degree in the water industry. 

Support: Awarded annually, will provide one-time funding of $5,000

More information on eligibility and the application process for AWWA scholarships can be found HERE. 

  

Neptune Technology Group Scholarship 

This scholarship provides support to an undergraduate student seeking a degree in the water science field.  

Support: $5,000 one-time grant

More information on eligibility and the application process for AWWA scholarships can be found HERE. 

  

Charles "Chick" Roberts Scholarship 

The scholarship sponsored by The Roberts Filter Group, provides an award to a student pursuing an undergraduate degree at a Pennsylvania college or university in the water science field. 

Support: $5,000 one-time grant

More information on eligibility and the application process for AWWA scholarships can be found HERE. 

 

 SUEZ/Vernon D. Lucy III Scholarship 

Established in recognition of Vernon D. Lucy III's long career and involvement in the water industry as an employee and President of Infilco Degremont, Inc., and in appreciation of his many years of mentorship to young industry professionals.  

Support: Awarded annually, will provide one-time funding of $5,000

More information on eligibility and the application process for AWWA scholarships can be found HERE. 

  

Dave Caldwell Scholarship 

Scholarship established in recognition of Brown and Caldwell co-founder Dave Caldwell, who made substantial contributions to engineering and technology in the drinking water field. One of his most notable achievements was the co-development of the Caldwell-Lawrence diagram, a classic water treatment tool. This scholarship has been established to benefit students pursuing an engineering degree in the drinking water field.  

Support: Awarded annually, will provide one-time funding of $10,000