The National Ground Water Research and Educational Foundation has awarded a total of $7,000 to five students from its Len Assante Scholarship Fund, Foundation president Loyd Watson announced.
Katherine Anarde of Fowler, Colo., won the Past President’s Award—the top scholarship presented to the most qualified of the applicants. Anarde, who is attending the University of Colorado at Boulder to study environmental science, received $2,000 toward her education.
The other recipients are:
“There is no issue more important today than the availability and protection of water resources in America and throughout the world,” Watson said. “With these scholarships, we want to encourage today’s best and brightest students to pursue careers in the ground water professions. They can be part of the solution to the world’s need for fresh water.”
Scholarships are granted to full-time undergraduate students only.
Established in 1994, the National Ground Water Research and Educational Foundation is operated by NGWA as a 501(c)(3) public foundation and is focused on conducting educational, research, and other charitable activities related to a broader public understanding of ground water.
The Foundation is an arm of NGWA that is focused on activities related to a broader understanding of ground water.