GAWP Academic Scholarships
Georgia Association of Water Professionals maintains three separate scholarship
funds and awards seven scholarships each year.
Each of these funds is intended to assist deserving students in their
further training and education after high school. The Scholarship Committee of GAWP administers
the scholarship program. Applications
will be evaluated based upon criteria approved by the GAWP Board of
Directors. The criteria include
membership in GAWP (except for the H2Opportunity Undergraduate and Philip R.
Karr Scholarships), scholastic record, extracurricular activities, and, in the
case of the H2Opportunity Undergraduate and Philip R. Karr Scholarships, a
Please read the summary of scholarship program Eligibility & Requirements before completing the scholarship application.
2020 Eligibility Requirements
Completed applications and supporting materials should be mailed (faxed applications will
not be accepted) to GAWP by February 28 each year at the address below:
Georgia Association of Water Professionals
1655 Enterprise Way
Marietta, GA 30067
more information and scholarship details, please call (770) 618-8690
Please note that the GA Section AWWA Scholarship has a separate application and process.
Georgia Section AWWA Scholarships
Georgia Section of the American Water Works Association (GAWWA) awards two
$1,500 non-renewable scholarships annually.
Scholarships are awarded to individual members of GAWWA or their
children. Application for a GAWWA scholarship must be made on the GAWWA Scholarship Application Form, which will be available on the GAWWA website. These
scholarships are designated as follows:
- One scholarship will be
awarded to a high school graduate for studies at a four-year college or university or at a vocational, technical or trade school.
- One scholarship will be
awarded to a college student currently enrolled in a four-year college or university or at a vocational, technical or trade school.
In addition, AWWA’s Water Equation and GAWWA will award one or more One AWWA Operator Scholarships in an amount up to $2,000 for Water Operator training and education each year. Scholarship award can be used for certification/licensure, two-year water related associate degree, technical school program, professional training program, books and manuals, operator related conferences, and four-year degree programs and related expenses. Each scholarship recipient will receive a one-year AWWA Operator membership.
One AWWA Operator Scholarship Eligibility Guidelines and Application