Scholarships in Water Quality/coldwater Fisheries Or Conservation

Lyle Mamer Fellowship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be pursuing graduate work toward an advanced degree in any phase of the utility industry. Selection is based upon academic aptitude, vocational promise, character, financial need, and willingness to continue a career in a field related to electrical energy. These fields include communications, education, electrical engineering, electric utilities, extension work, housing and home furnishings, journalism, manufacturers of electrical household equipment, marketing, radio, research, and television.

John C. Robbins Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must have a major that is considered beneficial to the New York State water works. Selection is based upon academic achievement and extracurricular activities.

Russel L. Sutphen Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must have a major that is considered beneficial to water works in New York State. Selection is based upon academic achievement and extracurricular activities.

Trout Unlimited Graduate Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be enrolled or have been selected to matriculate as a full-time graduate student at Colorado State University. Applicant must study fisheries biology, fisheries management, water quality related to coldwater fisheries or conservation with emphasis on salmonid species and their ecosystems.

Walter B. Sinnott Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must be enrolled full time at an accredited U.S. college or university and demonstrate academic achievement, involvement in extracurricular activities, and financial need.

Horton Hydrology Research Grant

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduate student studying hydrology, water resources, or a closely-related field.

IWC Master of Integrated Water Management Scholarship

Award: $79,311, Deadline: August 1 (international students); October 1 (domestic students)

Applicant must apply for the MIWM program through The University of Queensland (UQ) and receive an unconditional offer of admission in the program. Applicant must meet the following minimum eligibility requirements: A completed undergraduate degree in a related field of study from an internationally-recognized institution; at least two years of professional experience (paid work or volunteering experience) relevant to the program and following completion of an undergraduate degree. Applicants with relevant professional experience have a higher chance of securing a scholarship. International students must also demonstrate English language proficiency.

Nebraska Children's Groundwater Festival Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a Nebraska high school who will pursue post-secondary education in a water resources related field.

John W. Landis Scholarship

Award: $3,500, Deadline: April 15

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a Wayne County high school who will pursue post-secondary education in the field of agriculture, animal husbandry, forestry, home and farm economic, horticulture or solid and water conservation full-time. Financial need must be demonstrated.

J.R. Popalisky Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 17

Applicants must be U.S. citizens who are enrolled at an accredited college or university located in Missouri. They must have completed coursework in subjects relating to the water supply industry (such as environmental engineering, civil engineering or environmental science). Students who are receiving funding from an employer are ineligible. Selection is based on coursework relevance, GPA, financial need, recommendations, personal essay and extracurricular activities.

Roy W. Likins Scholarship

Award: $25,000, Deadline: May 15

Applicants must be undergraduate upperclassmen or graduate students who are enrolled at an accredited postsecondary institution located in Florida. They must be majoring in a subject that is related to the drinking water industry and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a four-point scale. Previous recipients of this award are ineligible. Selection is based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities, character and stated career goals.

Raymond J. Faust Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: July 1

Applicants must be members of the Michigan Section of the American Water Works Association (AWWA). They must be current water utility employees, the dependents of current water utility employees or prospective water utility professionals. They must be pursuing or planning to pursue a college degree in a subject that relates to the drinking water field. Selection is based on commitment to the water supply industry.

Hazen and Sawyer Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: January 10

Selection is based upon the applicant's ability to become a leader in research and consulting in the drinking water arena. This is a one-time award. Award is presented at the AWWA conference.

Holly Cornell Scholarship

Award: $7,500, Deadline: January 10

Applicants must be females and/or minorities who have been accepted to or are current master's degree students in engineering. Applications, transcripts, GRE scores, three recommendation letters, statements and course of study are required. The award is based on academics and leadership.

Larson Aquatic Research Support (LARS)

Award: $7,000, Deadline: January 10

Applicants must pursue an advanced (master's or doctoral) degree at an institution of higher education located in Canada, Guam, Puerto Rico, Mexico or the U.S. Applications, resumes, transcripts, GRE scores, three recommendation letters and a course of study are required. Master's students also must submit a statement of educational plans and career objectives or a research plan. Ph.D. students must submit research plans. The master's grant is $5,000, and the doctoral grant is $7,000. The award is based on academics and leadership.