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Association of California Water Agencies Awards

Each year, ACWA awards two $3,000 scholarships to deserving students in a water-resources related field of study.The guidelines and criteria for applying for these awards are as follows:


Applicants must be:
- A California resident
- A full-time junior or senior in the year the scholarship will be applied
- Attending an accredited, publicly funded college or university in California
- Studying a water-resources related field or discipline
- Planning to attend school for the complete academic year

Awards are based on a combination of scholastic achievement and a commitment on the part of the applicants to their chosen fields, best demonstrated by pursuing a degree related to or identified with engineering, agriculture or urban water supply, environmental studies and public administration associated with resources management. Financial need is also considered.

Eligible candidates must submit a completed application form and two or three recommendations. Send all materials via email to awards@acwa.com or via postal mail (must be postmarked by April 2nd) to:
ACWA / Scholarship Program
910 K St.
Ste. 100
Sacramento, CA 95814

Funds will be made available to award recipients at the start of the fall term for each academic year. ACWA presents the award funds to the colleges or universities, and the schools distribute the funds according to their own regulations. For an application, please visit our website.

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