ACWA is the largest statewide coalition of public water agencies in the country. Our more than 460 public agency members collectively are responsible for 90% of the water delivered to cities, farms and businesses in California. For more than a century, our mission has been clear: To provide comprehensive leadership, advocacy and resources for California public water agencies to ensure a high quality and reliable water supply in an environmentally sustainable and fiscally responsible manner. Each year through the ACWA Scholarship Program, ACWA awards scholarships to qualified undergraduate students.
To be eligible, applicants must: be a resident of California at the time of application; be attending an accredited, University of California or California State University campus; be pursuing an undergraduate degree in a water resources-related field related to engineering, agricultural and/or urban water supply, environmental studies, or public administration; be at least a junior at the time of the academic year; commit to full-time enrollment (12 semester units or 16 quarter units) for the entire academic; and submit two letters of recommendation, transcripts and an essay (no more than 1,000 words). Applications run from December until the due date.