J. R. Popalisky Scholarship

J. R. Popalisky Scholarship

The Missouri Section American Water Works Association has established a scholarship fund entitled the J. R. Popalisky Scholarship Fund (JRPSF) for qualified students enrolled in an accredited college or university in the State of Missouri.  Qualifying curriculum for the scholarship applicants includes courses related to civil or environmental engineering or environmental science with emphasis on career fields associated with water supply.

 The JRPSF will consider applications for one or more scholarships per year in the amount of one thousand dollars ($1,000).  The purpose of these scholarships is to encourage enrollment in educational studies related to career fields associated with water supply.

Students may make application for the scholarship by completing the attached application forms (Forms A, B & C, 7 pages total) and submitting them to the Scholarship Committee at the address shown below.  The deadline for submission of the 2018 scholarship applications is March 28, 2019.  It is anticipated that award of the scholarship(s) will be made sometime in April 2019.


2019 Scholarship Letter

2019 JRPopalisky Application

2019 JRPS Guidelines

Mail to:

Chester Bender, P.E.
Scholarship Committee Chair
Missouri Section AWWA 

C/O Ponzer Youngquist, P.A.
227 E. Dennis Ave.
Olathe, KS 66061 

Phone: 913-782-0541
E-mail: cbender@pyengineers.com