The purpose is to provide funding for individuals who are seeking water sector operator education, training, or certification to enter the industry or to advance their knowledge, skills, abilities or license.

Application Requirements and Criteria:

i. Individuals seeking an entry-level operator’s license
ii. An entry or experienced operator seeking professional development in the following areas:

  • Municipal and industrial treatment
  • Reuse
  • Collection and distribution
  • Stormwater

iii. Completed online application including a brief essay on your experience and career goals. Applications are open Janaury 15 - April 1. 

Scholarship to Support:

  • Education
  • Training

Scholarship Amount:

Up to $5,000 dollars

*The scholarship will reimburse expenses up to the award value. Awardees must submit cost documentation to recieve funds

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Questions? Contact:
Tori Cox at [email protected]

2022 Applications Now Open!


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2021 Operator scholarship awardees