Scholarships Offered by Missouri Section AWWA

One AWWA Operator Scholarship

The One AWWA Operator Scholarship is funded through the support of AWWA’s The Water Equation Campaign and the Missouri Section AWWA. One scholarship is awarded to cover registration costs to attend the Joint Annual Meeting for Water Operator training and education.


February 28, 2020

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J. R. Popalisky Scholarship

The Missouri Section of American Water Works Association (MSAWWA) 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 scholarship applicants shall include 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 with the top ranked application receiving an award of $2,500 and other applications considered for an award in the amount of $1,000. The purpose of these scholarships is to encourage enrollment in educational studies related to career fields associated with water supply.


March 26, 2020

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Chester Bender, P.E.
Scholarship Committee Chair
Phone: (913) 782-0541
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