The Florida Section American Water Works Association will annually award up to $2,500 scholarships or more per student to eligible students pursuing a degree relating to the drinking water industry. The scholarship will provide reimbursement of tuition, books, and fees through the College/University Financial Aid Department over the upcoming two (2) year period. Scholarships will be awarded in both undergraduate and graduate categories.
A) Applicant must be an upper level undergraduate (over 65 credit hours) or graduate student enrolled in an accredited Florida Institution and currently majoring in an area related to the drinking water industry.
B) Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 grade point average based on a 4.0 system.
C) Previous scholarship recipients are not eligible.
D) Online application
E) Complete the attached application form
F) Enclose official college transcript(s) for undergraduate and graduate courses.
G) Enclose two letters of recommendation.
H) Enclose a brief letter describing your interest in the FSAWWA scholarship.
Evaluation will be made on the basis of academic performance, work experience, community and civic activities, honor, career goals, letters of recommendation, and evidence of leadership, motivation, character, and self-reliance.
At the option of the Scholarship Committee, the top five candidates may be telephone interviewed by a member of the scholarship committee.
Scholarship recipients will be selected by the Scholarship Committee of the Florida Section American Water Works Association.
Final Selection: Committee will make final selection of scholarship awardees by August 1st yearly.