Jun 08, 2010

WWEMA, WWD Now Accepting 2010 Scholarship Applications

Scholarship applications are due Oct. 18, 2010

The Water & Wastewater Equipment Manufacturers Assn. Inc. and Water & Wastes Digest are currently accepting applications for the 2010 WWEMA/WWD Scholarship. The $1,000 scholarship is awarded to a student seeking a career in a water or wastewater field.

Students who have parents employed by a WWEMA-member company are eligible to apply.

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, such as 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 application submission deadline is Monday, Oct. 18, 2010. Applications can be obtained by e-mail at [email protected] or by calling 847.391.1011.