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Scholarships

Welcome to the main page of the NC Safewater Endowment Fund!

This page offers the opportunity to contribute to the Fund, and to apply for scholarships distributed from the Fund. You may use the drop down menu in the top left corner of this page to navigate to additional information including previous scholarship recipients, donor details and FAQs.

 


The NC Safewater Endowment Program plans to award a total of $14,000 is scholarships and grants in 2017. The individual scholarships are listed below along with a very brief qualification statement.  More detailed qualifications and applications for each scholarship are listed below.

Congratulations to our 2016 scholarship recipients!


The application window for 2017 is now open!

 

Scholarships are available for community college and university students at the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as for educators at the elementary, middle, and high school levels.

 

This year we are excited to announce our first scholarship for operators - the AWWA Operator Scholarship! Operators Scholarship awards can be used for certification/licensure, two-year water related associate degree, technical school program, professional training program, books and manuals, and operator related conferences.

 

To learn more about all of our scholarship opportunities, read below, or Download 2017 Overview of Scholarships.


Applications for scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year

must be RECEIVED by March 23, 2017.

     

  

Operator Scholarship

AWWA Operator Scholarship – $2,000

AWWA’s The Water Equation Campaign and the NC Section of AWWA, will award one AWWA Operator Scholarships for Water Operator training and education. Scholarship awards can be used for certification/licensure, two-year water related associate degree, technical school program, professional training program, books and manuals, and operator related conferences. Each scholarship recipient will receive a one-year AWWA Operator membership. The AWWA Operator scholarship will award 5 scholarships of $400.

View Scholarship details & application

  • Applicant must be a current water operator or seeking to enter the water operator profession.
  • Applicant must be pursuing an Operator’s License or Certification, two or four-year degree related to the water operator profession, or professional development.
  • Applicant must reside or work within the geographical boundaries covered by the sponsoring Section.

 

Educator Scholarships

Raftelis Foundation Elementary Education Scholarship – $1,000

View scholarship details & application

  • The scholarship program focuses on funding competitive financial awards to elementary educators that have as a major objective, educating elementary students on clean water and environmental preservation.
  • The amount of the scholarship will depend on the cost of the project(s) selected.  The total amount available to be awarded in 2016 is $1,000.00.

 

Carol Bond Fund Scholarship for Middle and High School Environmental Educators – $1,000

View Scholarship details & application

  • The scholarship program focuses on funding competitive financial awards to middle school or high school educators that have as a major objective, educating middle school or high school students on clean water and environmental preservation.
  • The amount of the scholarship will depend on the cost of the project(s) selected.  The total amount available to be awarded in 2016 is $1,000.00.

 

College & University Scholarships

Please note that several scholarships awarded in 2016 are eligible for renewal in 2017 by the 2016 recipient. If the 2016 recipient does not renew the scholarship, it will be available for general application and award to a new individual in 2017.

 

Download 2017 College & University Scholarship Application Form
Download Advisor Certification Form

 

The Carol Bond Fund Community College Scholarship – $1,000

View scholarship details

  • Awarded to a community college student pursuing a degree in environmental sciences or environmental education at a community college in North Carolina.
  • The scholarship will be awarded for one year only.
  • A recipient is eligible to apply for the scholarship for each subsequent year until he/she graduates.

 

The Crowder Construction Company Scholarship Fund Scholarship – $1,000

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  • Student must be a full time student who has completed one full year of course work at an accredited college with a career goal of working in the field of Water and Wastewater Construction.
  • Applicants must have a desire to pursue a career in construction with a degree in a construction related program such as: construction management, construction science, construction technology, construction safety, engineering or architecture.
  • The scholarship can be awarded annually to the recipient through his/her senior year as long as he/she continues to meet the qualifications stipulated in the initial award.

 

Raftelis Financial Consultants Environmental Finance and Management Fund Scholarship – $1,000

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  • An applicant must be a student who is pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree with a concentration in environmental finance, environmental management, or related disciplines, in an accredited institution of higher education.
    • The scholarship will be awarded annually to the student through his/her completion of his/her undergraduate degree and/or graduate degree as long as he/she continues to meet the qualifications stipulated in the initial award of the scholarship.

     

    The NC Safewater Fund Scholarship – $2,000

    View scholarship details

    • Awarded to a student who is pursuing a degree in a curriculum that emphasizes the protection of public health by providing healthful drinking water and /or protecting the quality and integrity of the water environment at aan institution of higher education located in North Carolina.
    • Once the scholarship is awarded to a student, he/she is eligible to receive it annually, for a maximum of four years to complete a his/her undergraduate degree and/or for a maximum of two years to complete his/her graduate degree as long as he/she continues to meet the qualifications stipulated in the initial award.

     

    The NC Safewater Fund/GHD Clean Water Fund Scholarship – $2,000

     View scholarship details

    • Applicant must be a first year graduate student who is studying engineering with a concentration in the water environment in an ABET accredited engineering curriculum at a North Carolina University.
    • Scholarship can be continued through completion of graduate studies as long as the recipient meets the qualifications stipulated.
    • This scholarship is eligible for renewal in 2017.

     

    The Carol Bond Fund/The Lynn and Lars Balck Water Environmental Stewardship Fund/The Rivers & Associates, Inc. Clean Water Education Fund Scholarship – $2,000

    In 2017, the combined funds will award a scholarship for $2,000.00

     

    View scholarship details
    • Rising junior who is majoring in engineering with a concentration in the water environment in an ABET accredited curriculum at one of the UNC campuses.
    • The scholarship may be renewed annually through two years of post-graduate school degree study as long as the recipient continues to satisfy the requirements stipulated.
    • This scholarship is eligible for renewal in 2017.
     

    The Environmental Manufacturer’s Representative Scholarship Fund Scholarship – $1,000

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    •  Awarded to a student studying engineering with a concentration in the water environment in an ABET accredited engineering curriculum at one of the UNC campuses.
    • This is a multi-year scholarship that can be renewed if the student continues to meet the qualifications stipulated.
    • This scholarship is eligible for renewal in 2017.
     

    The Frank and Susan Stephenson Water Environment Scholarship Fund Scholarship – $1,000

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    • Awarded to a first year freshman who is studying engineering or science with a concentration in the water environment in an ABET accredited engineering curriculum or a science curriculum at one of the UNC campuses.
    • The scholarship may be renewed annually, not to exceed four years, if the student continues to quality for the scholarship.
    • This scholarship is eligible for renewal in 2017.
     

    The Les and Elaine Hall Water Environment Stewardship Fund Scholarship – $1,000

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    • Student must be a rising junior and studying engineering with a concentration in the water environment in an ABET accredited engineering curriculum at one of the UNC Campuses.
    • The scholarship may be awarded annually to the recipient through his/her junior and senior years and for up to two years of postgraduate studies in the water environment, as long as he/she continues to meet the qualifications stipulated.
    • This scholarship is eligible for renewal in 2017.

     

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