Headed to College? Already in a Program? Apply for a NEWWA Scholarship!
NEWWA awards approximately $20,000 annually to worthy students pursuing their undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral studies degree. The application deadline is April 1 of each year for the academic year beginning in September. Apply online or download the application below. The NEWWA Scholarship Committee expects to award the following scholarships annually:
George E. Watters Memorial Scholarship – up to $5,000 to a student enrolled in a civil engineering program at a 4-year college or university.
Francis X. Crowley Scholarship – $3,000 to a student enrolled in civil or environmental engineering program, or a business management program at a 4-year college or university.
Elson T. Killam Memorial Scholarship – $1,500 to a student enrolled in a civil or environmental engineering program at a 4-year college or university.
Joseph Murphy Scholarship – $1,500 to a student enrolled in a civil or environmental engineering program, or a related science or business program applicable to public water supply at an accredited college.
Michael Garofano Memorial Scholarship – $1,500 to a student enrolled in a civil or environmental engineering program, or a water operations or related science program.
NEWWA Scholarships – Additional scholarships may be awarded to students, regardless of their field of study, with preference given to those candidates whose programs of study are related to the water works industry.
The NEWWA Scholarship Committee also expects to award the following scholarships on an annual basis to operators:
Knowlton Operator’s Scholarship – Available to operators when budgetary constraints eliminate the opportunity to attend training for certification, advancement, or professional development.
AWWA One Operator Scholarship – $2,000 to assist operators with certification/licensure, two-year community college water programs, professional training programs, books and manuals, etc. In addition, the recipient receives a complimentary year-long operator membership with AWWA.
The next scholarship application deadline is April 1, 2018. Students and operators must be members of NEWWA and must reside in New England or attend a college/university in New England to qualify.
Apply for a Scholarship
Click here to apply for a NEWWA scholarship online (non-operators/students).
Click here to apply for a NEWWA operator scholarship online (Operator Scholarships ONLY).
Or you may download the writable pdf scholarship application form here.
Not a member? NEWWA offers a 3-for-1 student membership in NEWWA, New England Water Environment Association, and American Public Works Association for $30. You must be a full-time student in a degree program. Apply online here. Note that to be assigned to the New England section (NEWWA) you must use a mailing address in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont, New Hampshire, or Maine. Individuals with a primary address in Connecicut will be assigned to the Connecticut section rather than the New England section.
In addition to applying for a scholarship, you may make a donation to any of the specific scholarships,or to the general NEWWA fund. Your contribution will ensure these scholarships always have the means to continue providing much-needed funds to worthy college students entering the water works profession. Download a scholarship pledge form here, or contact NEWWA at 508-893-7979 with any inquiries.
For further information on the scholarship program, please contact Luis Pizano, Scholarship Committee Chair, at (339) 832-8877 or PizanoL@BV.com.