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Graduate student scholarship to attend the WaterSmart Innovations Conference in Las Vegas October 4-6, 2017

Seeking graduate students with research, experience, or interest in the areas of water demand management, water supply, and water conservation.

To facilitate student attendance, WSI is funding 20 graduate (M.S. or Ph.D.) student scholarships to participate in their conference. The scholarship will pay for the students a) full conference registration, b) registration for one pre-conference workshop or post-conference technical tour, c) three nights lodging at the conference hotel, d) up to $500 reimbursement for round trip airfare including luggage fees or up to $250 reimbursement for use of a personal vehicle for travel, and e) a $100 prepaid VISA card to assist with meals and miscellaneous costs. Students will be responsible for their own local transit, parking, and meals. Recipients will be reimbursed for travel by check at the conference. The maximum value of the scholarship is $1300.

Please respond via email to Jon Yoder ( or Jacqueline McCabe ( by May 4 if you would like to receive a graduate student scholarship. If you wish to be considered for an oral presentation slot, we will need their contact information and 300 word maximum abstract submitted by May 4, 2017. If you are planning to present a poster, we will need contact information (name and email) before or by May 17, 2017.


Meeting scheduled May 1, 11:00am in PACCAR 305 in regards to this application.


Richard A. Herbert Memorial Scholarships

FINAL CALL FOR APPLICATIONS Deadline: April 22, 2017

$8,000 in Graduate and Undergraduate Scholarships

The Richard A. Herbert Memorial Educational Fund honors Richard A. Herbert — a champion for water resources education — who passed away in 1994. Through the generosity of AWRA members and their commitment to his vision, AWRA is proud to announce the availability of more than $8,000 in scholarships derived from the proceeds of this fund.


Applicants must be student members of AWRA national, and all  applications must be complete and submitted electronically as one document to

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