Jun 06, 2007

WWEMA and WWD Now Accepting 2007 Scholarship Applications

The Water & Wastewater Equipment Manufacturers Association, Inc., and Water & Wastes Digest are currently accepting applications for the 2007 WWEMA/WWD Scholarship. The $1,000 scholarship is awarded to a student seeking a career in a water- or wastewater-related field.

Students whose parent(s) is employed by a WWEMA-member company are eligible to apply for the WWEMA/WWD scholarship.

Before receiving the award, the recipient must be accepted into a four-year bachelor’s program in an acceptable field of study by an accredited institution of higher learning. Examples of acceptable fields of study include: biology, chemical engineering, chemistry, civil engineering, environmental engineering, environmental sciences and/or natural resources planning.

Applications are judged on the basis of:

  • Academic achievement;
  • Leadership and community service;
  • Level of commitment to environmental protection, as demonstrated in an essay and stated career goals; and
  • Overall presentation, including emphasis in science courses, relevance of program of study, sincerity of commitment, and demonstration of special need.

The 2007 scholarship application process is now open. The deadline for submitting a scholarship application is Monday, September 24, 2007.

Applications can be obtained by e-mail ([email protected]) or by phoning 847/391-1011.