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Outreach: Student Center

AWWA Student Members are the future of the water industry!

The Intermountain Section AWWA can help student members:

  • Get experience, learn from water industry experts and build your resume
  • Connect with potential employers to make your job search more effective
  • Enhance your technical knowledge, management, and decision making skills


We now have the scholarship applications for 2019 online and can be downloaded.  The deadline to submit applications to qualify for this years scholarships is November 19th, 2018.  We will announce the winners after the new year in a webinar.  

Undergraduate Scholarship
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Graduate Scholarship
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Diversity Scholarship
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Eva Nieminski Scholarship
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The new school year is here! The Mentoring Program page is now live and you can find it under the Get Involved page of Currently, everything is available online, but we’ll post printable guideline documents, nomination forms and applications by the end of the week. We’ll have the application open from now (Sept. 4) through Friday, October 5th. 


The winner of the 2017 Student Poster Contest is 

Kade Beck and Ryan Weller

We would like to thank all of the students who participated in this years poster contest, along with Kade an Ryan we had Trixie Wolf and Prasanna Dahal present their posters at the annual conference in Sun Valley.  Kade and Ryan will now present their poster at ACE18 in Las Vegas.



Scott Collins has been awarded a grant of $1,750 for the Graduate Science and Engineering Scholarship. Scott is currently pursuing a Masters in Environmental Science from Brigham Young University and is working as a lab assistant in the BYU Research Lab studying harmful algal blooms on Utah Lake.

Adel Abdallah has been awarded a grant of $1,250 for the Diversity Scholarship. Adel is currently pursuing a PhD in Water Resource Engineering from Utah State University and has developed a water management data modeling database and software tool.


Unfortunately, we did not receive any applicants for the undergraduate scholarship this year and did not receive any qualified applicants for the Eva Nieminski scholarship,  so please help us spread the word for next year and encourage any students you know to apply for these scholarships if they are pursuing an education in science or engineering fields related to water quality, supply resources or treatment in the Intermountain West.

The Intermountain Section AWWA scholarship program supports students pursuing studies in the field of water quality, supply, and treatment in the Intermountain West.

The Section sponsors four separate scholarships including an undergraduate scholarship in science and engineering, a graduate scholarships in science and engineering, and a scholarship to support an outstanding minority student in the water field. Awards given are in the amounts ranging from $1,250 to $1,750.  Some years additional scholarships are sponsored by Section Members and/or Companies. Every applicant will also be awarded a one year AWWA student membership just for applying.

A completed application form and all required supporting materials are due generally in the first week in November (Check scholarship applications for exact date requirements). All application submission information can be found here as it becomes available. The recipients will be notified and the award sum will be made available .

Join This Group if you are interested in connecting with potential employers, getting experience, learning from water industry experts, or building your resume all through the Student Center!



Upcoming Events
Call for Papers - 2019 Annual Conference
Monday, January 14, 2019

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