This year the Nevada WateReuse Association, an organization of water professionals throughout the state, is providing up to five $1,000 scholarships to assist serious students with degree completion.This year the Nevada WateReuse Association, an organization of water professionals throughout the state, is providing up to five $1,000 scholarships to assist serious students with degree completion.
Scholarships will be awarded to students attending a southern Nevada university or community college. Two scholarships will be awarded to undergraduate students and up to three scholarships will be awarded to graduate students annually. Qualified students must be pursuing a degree in a field of water reuse. Preference is given to students who have not yet received extensive monetary assistance, yet demonstrate scholastic aptitude and long-term interest in the water reuse industry. Junior or senior level undergraduate students and graduate students may apply.
The 2018 application form must be received by Friday, November 2nd. Applications received after that date will not be considered. Students must submit the following:
- A completed Application Form
- Curriculum Vita (one page maximum) that emphasizes activities not included in the Application Form
- Essay (one page minimum, two page maximum) describing current career goals, research, or interest in the water reuse industry.
- Unofficial Transcripts
Applications must be received in electronic format. Please note: Read the flier carefully to make sure you complete your application appropriately. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
Upon receipt of scholarship funds, the recipient will read and sign an agreement stating that they understand the awarded funds are to be used for educational purposes only. Educational purposes include payment for courses attended, technical books and publications, conference registration, and educational supplies and materials. Please send all application documents to Brittany Radke at Brittany.Radke@stantec.com. Visit our website at https://watereuse.org/sections/watereuse-nevada/.
In 2016, the Nevada WateReuse Association created a scholarship program for students enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs at schools located in southern Nevada. The second scholarship cycle in 2017 had an impressive turnout receiving many competitive applications from students in a variety of programs of study. The scholarship introduces students to participating in WateReuse Nevada and supports them in preparing to become leaders in water reuse.
At the quarterly meeting held on January 10, 2018, the scholarship recipients were presented with their awards. Two undergraduate scholarships were awarded to Hannah Woods and Yesika Otano-Alonso. Four graduate scholarships were awarded to Fernanda Bacaro, Alisson Boeing, John Michael Gonzales, and Harshad Oswal. Each student received a certificate acknowledging their achievement along with a $1,000 scholarship to be used for their studies.
Water reuse leads to One Water.
WateReuse Nevada promotes a sustainable water cycle through collaborative resource stewardship.
Dan Fischer, President
Clark County Water Reclamation