Scholarship Application, Operator

 The One AWWA Operator Scholarship



The One AWWA Operator Scholarship is funded through the support of AWWA’s The water Equation Campaign and the NC AWWA-WEA.



AWWA’s The Water Equation Campaign and the NC AWWA-WEA will award four (4) One AWWA Operator Scholarships in the amount of $500 each. The total amount for Water Operator training and education is $2,000.00.

Scholarship award 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.



  • 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.

  • Disbursement of the funds will be made directly by the Section to the financial office of recipient’s college, university, or technical school.

  • Scholarship can be used for books, manuals, conferences, professional development courses, and other eligible expenses will be reimbursed to recipient upon presentation of eligible receipts.

  • Applicant must reside or work within the geographical boundaries covered by the NC Section.

  • Acceptance of scholarship constitutes permission to use recipient’s name and scholarship story for purpose of promotion.



  • Complete application form and submit with additional materials to NC AWWA-WEA
     c/o Marianne Keser. Submit application online or by mail at 2841 Plaza Place, Suite 130, Raleigh, NC 27612, or by email to Marianne Keser at

  • Primary application deadline is March 27, 2020. 

  • Letters of notification will be mailed to all applicants in June 2020 for the March deadline, and September for the June deadline.  If notification of the decision has not been received please contact NC AWWA-WEA


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One page essay of career objectives and how this scholarship will enhance your ability for professional development and bring value to the water industry.     Resume     Two letters of recommendation/reference. Contact individuals that will be writing your recommendation letters. Let them know which scholarship(s) you are applying for, the application deadline, and send them the link to upload their recommendation letter. All recommendation letters must be uploaded at

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I certify that the information included in this application is true and complete to the best of my kowledge and Igrant permission to AWWA's The Water Equation Campagin and sponsoring Section to release my name and award for promotional use.

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