A special benefit of membership in the WWOA is eligibility towards receiving financial aid for college expense. Three, $1,000 scholarships are awarded each year during the annual conference to financially assist a full-time student currently enrolled in an accredited college or university studying civil, environmental, or sanitary engineering or other wastewater related degree programs, with award preference given to a child(step) or grandchild(step) of a WWOA Member. Eligible students must be at least a second semester student in a degree program supportive of the wastewater field. Crane Engineering has agreed to again fund one of the $1,000 scholarships this year. Be sure to download and check out the details.
New Scholarship Announcement:
North Central Laboratories has generously offered a two year scholarship to a student enrolled in a wastewater related field in the amount of $ 5,000.00. The student will receive $ 2,500.00 for their Junior and Senior year for a total award of $ 5,000.00. The WWOA scholarship committee will review the submitted applications and make the decision on the award recipient. A big thanks to Mike Raynovic and NCL for their generous support of the WWOA and the wastewater field.
UPDATED APPLICATION FORMS TO BE POSTED SOON
Tuition Aid: The purpose of tuition aid is to encourage the continued education of members of WWOA through the attendance of advanced seminars related to wastewater treatment or for credit courses taken at a technical school or college while working towards a degree related to the wastewater/water industry. WWOA is offering six $150 tuition reimbursements on a first-come, first-serve basis. The document below provides more detail...
New Southeast Region Tuition Aid Announcement:
After a fair amount of research, the SE officers have developed tuition aid criteria and an application to award a student $500.
Due to projected staffing shortages in our field, The Southeast Region of the Wisconsin Wastewater Operator’s Association (WWOA) feels a tuition aid program may inspire more interest in wastewater related careers. Therefore, the Southeast Region would like to provide tuition aid in the amount of $500 to an individual that resides in the Southeast Region or is training for wastewater employment within the Southeast Region.
New Southern Tuition Aid Announcement:
The purpose of tuition aid is to encourage the continued education of WWOA Southern members through the attendance of Wisconsin DNR approved advanced course work related to wastewater treatment or for credit courses at an accredited university, college or technical school while working towards a degree related to the wastewater/water industry. Southern Region is offering two $250 tuition reimbursements for any member of WWOA Southern Region in good standing for a minimum of three years. For more information, please contact Marc Zimmerman at email@example.com.