Begin your journey in the water sector in a WEF Student Chapter.

WEF Student Chapters are professional organizations based at colleges and universities for students with an interest in the environment or becoming more active in the water sector. Student Chapters provide an avenue for the exchange of information and ideas between WEF student members, academics and other members of the Water Environment Federation.

NEW! Student Chapter of the Year Award As of 2022, the WEFTEC Awards Program will recognize one WEF Student Chapter for exemplary effort in helping WEF in building a community of empowered professionals who create a healthy global water environment. Students chapters may apply for consideration when they submit their annual student chapter report. This report is required, annually, to be a chapter in good standing with WEF, and is due no later than midnight EST, May 15th. Be thorough - and brag about your successes! We want to show off your hard work.

Student chapter participation in Member Association conferences and events, in WEF programs such as the WEFTEC Student Design Competition, or in public education activities such as the High Water Line project will make a given student chapter a serious contender for the award. The winning student chapter, announced summer of 2022, will receive a grant of funds to send two chapter representatives to WEFTEC in New Orleans to receive an award plaque at the WEFTEC Awards Ceremony. They will also have the opportunity to present on their chapter activities at the WEFTEC Student Chapter meeting. We are thrilled to lend visibility to our energetic, diverse, bright WEF student members!

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