American Water Works Association offers the Abel Wolman Fellowship to financially support promising students in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico pursuing advanced training and research in the field of water supply and treatment. To accomplish this objective, a doctoral fellowship provides up to two years of support awarded annually to the most outstanding student. The initial award for one year is $30,000, with a second year of support available if needed. Membership is not a requirement for scholarship application.
Established in 1984, this Fellowship is named after Dr. Abel Wolman. The endowment was established to assist highly qualified students who continue meaningful research in water supply through doctoral programs. The applicant's work must exemplify vision, creativity, and excellence and must have had recognizable impact on the professionalism of the industry.
Besides completing the application, applicants must also submit: a 2-page resume (please include colleges attended and degrees earned/pursuing, as well as any work, internship, or graduate/teaching/lab assistant experience. You may also include any volunteer experience, previous scholarships and awards, recent publications and conference presentations, and/or relevant skillsets that you would like to highlight.); a 1-page personal statement; a 3 to 5-page research proposal; a 1-page curriculum requirements; and the most recent transcript (unofficial ones are fine).