Jan 13, 2012

PWQA Announces Scholarships Available for Individuals Interested in Water Quality

Individuals from PWQA member companies or studying water quality eligible for awards

The Pacific Water Quality Assn. (PWQA) announced it is offering two scholarships to individuals in the water industry.

The first scholarship, titled “PWQA Member Company Scholarship $1,000,” will be awarded to an individual who is currently employed by a PWQA member company or related to an individual employed by a PWQA member company. Said member company must be a PWQA member in good standing, defined as a member company current on membership dues.

The second scholarship, titled “Major of Study Related to Potable Water Quality $1,000,” will be awarded to an individual pursuing a major that supports water quality.

Applicants must complete the application form and provide proof of current admission or entry acceptance to a trade school, two-year or four-year institution within six months of the scholarship being awarded. Also required is a 500-word (maximum) essay demonstrating the applicant’s interest in water quality or chosen area of study, as well as transcripts from each previously attended institution. A letter of recommendation from a teacher or employer is encouraged.

All applications and required materials must be received at the PWQA office no later than April 1. Documents are to be sent to PWQA, Attn: Scholarship Committee, 360 E. First St. #794, Tustin, CA 92780.