Scholarships

ACWA began its scholarship programs in 1961 to motivate committed students to join the effort to ensure California’s water quality through sound management policies. The scholarship program is all about investing in future water leaders. Our hope is to cultivate a bright future for students who are dedicated to working for a safe, stable water supply for all Californians.

Scholarship Opportunities

Each year, ACWA offers the following scholarship programs for graduate and undergraduate students:

Memorial Scholarship Donations

ACWA members may make a gift to the ACWA Scholarship Fund in honor or in memory of a colleague or fellow member who has been instrumental to the enhancement, protection or development of water resources in California.

When making a memorial donation, members may submit a brief tribute statement and photograph to be displayed on ACWA’s Memorial Scholarship Donations webpage.

Your donations are greatly appreciated and will make an impact on the future of water leadership.

For questions about ACWA’s Scholarship Program, or to arrange for a memorial scholarship donation, please contact ACWA Acting Communications Supervisor Pamela Martineau.

 

Suggested Resources

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Comments on Corps Regulatory Review

Submitted to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Oct. 18, 2017.

Comments on California Water Plan Update 2018

Submitted to the California Department of Water Resources on Oct. 13, 2017.

Priority Issues Bulletin

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Water Professionals Appreciation Week Toolkit

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Coalition Comments on State Wetland Definition and Procedures for Discharges

Submitted to the State Water Resources Control Board on Sept. 18, 2017.

Ag Industry Comments ON STATEWIDE PROCEDURES FOR DISCHARGES OF DREDGED OR FILL MATERIALS

Submitted to the State Water Resources Control Board on Sept. 18, 2017.

Member Comments on Statewide Procedures for Discharges of Dredged or Fill Materials

Submitted to the State Water Resources Control Board on Sept. 18, 2017.

Comments on Proposed Surface Water Augmentation Regulations

Submitted to the State Water Resources Control Board on Sept. 12, 2017.

Special Members-Only Webinar: ACWA’s Proposed Agriculture Committee

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High Priority Federal Legislation Chart

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Federal Legislative Matrix

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Federal Regulatory Chart

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Joint Comments on Preliminary Draft Regulations for Environmental Lab Accreditation

Submitted to the State Water Resources Control Board on Sept. 7, 2017.

Water Reliability: The Continued Value of Local Projects (Region 8)

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No Water Tax Toolkit

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ACWA News: Oct. 20, 2017

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Faces of Water Q&A – October 2017

  Telling the stories of the people who work to deliver California’s water… 1.) Describe your job. I am the Manager […]

Spotlight on Water Professionals Appreciation Week 2017

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ACWA Board Officer Election Information Available to Members

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State Water Board Adopts Cannabis Cultivation Environmental Policy

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October Priority Issues Update Available to Members

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