SCHOLARSHIPS AND TUITION AID

WWOA’s mission is to foster an environment that promotes teaching and sharing of knowledge within the water industry. As part of this mission, WWOA offers scholarships to future wastewater operators and tuition reimbursement to its members.

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

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 at the annual conference to financially assist a full-time student currently enrolled in an accredited college or university. Crane Engineering funds one and WWOA funds the other two $1,000 scholarships each year. Eligible students must be at least a second semester student in a degree program supportive of the wastewater field including civil, environmental, or sanitary engineering or other wastewater related degree programs. Award preference is given to a child(step) or grandchild(step) of a WWOA Member. 

North Central Laboratories (NCL) generously offers a $5,000.00 two-year scholarship each year to a student enrolled in a wastewater related field (the student receives $2,500.00 each for their Junior and Senior year for a total award of $5,000.00). The WWOA scholarship committee reviews the applications and recommends the award recipient to NCL.  A big thanks to Mike Raynovic and NCL for their generous support of the WWOA and the wastewater field!

Annual application deadline is August 1, 2019.

Please access the scholarship brochure for detailed information.  Questions can be directed to:

WI Wastewater Operators' Association (WWOA)
7044 South 13th Street
Oak Creek, WI 53154
414-908-4950 Tel
414-299-9917 Mobile
scholarships@wwoa.org

 

Scholarship Brochure

Scholarship Application – for both scholarships (fillable pdf)

 

TUITION

The purpose of tuition aid is to encourage the continued education of members of WWOA through the attendance at 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.

Statewide Tuition Aid

WWOA offers six $150 tuition reimbursements on a first-come, first-serve basis, annually.

 

Tuition Aid Description, Criteria and Application

Scholarship Application

 

 

Southeast Region Tuition Aid:

Due to staffing shortages in the wastewater field, the Southeast Region of the Wisconsin Wastewater Operator’s Association (WWOA) developed a tuition aid program to help inspire interest in wastewater related careers.

The Southeast region offers one $500 award annually to an individual that resides in the Southeast Region or is training for wastewater employment within the Southeast Region.

For more information see the criteria through the link below.

Southeast Region Tuition Aid Criteria

Southeast Region Tuition Aid Application

 

Southern Region Tuition Aid:

 

The purpose of tuition aid is to encourage the continued education of WWOA Southern members through the attendance at Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WNDR) 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.  The Southern Region offers 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 zimmermanm@ci.janesville.wi.us.

Southern Region Tuition Aid Description, Criteria and Application

 

 

2018 Recipients

Crane Scholarship - Victoria Vouk
NCL Scholarship - Bryce Mahoney
NCL Scholarship - Daniel Lefebvre
WWOA Scholarship - Bradley Prust
WWOA Scholarship - Shawn Magee

2017 Recipients

NCL Scholarship - Mike Raynovic, NCL, Billie Komorowski
WWOA Scholarship - Rick Mealy, WDNR, Ryan Gardner
WWOA/Crane Scholarship - Jeff Simpson, Crane Engineering, Margaret Johnson

2016 Recipients

Crane Scholarship Winner Brandi Saylor, NWTC
NCL Scholarship Winner Serena Kuczmarksi, University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point
WWOA Scholarship Evan Garski, University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point
WWOA Scholarship Simon Stevenoski, University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point

2015 Recipients

Don Lintner – Anthony Dose (WWOA Scholarship)
Don Lintner – Wayne Castle (WWOA Scholarship)
Mike Raynovic – Alex Smudde (North Central Labs Scholarship)

2012 Recipients:

2012 Krystal Woda 2012 Krystal Woda
2012 Krystal Woda 2012 Krystal Woda 2
2012 Shawn Jandrey, Crane Engineering Scholarship 2012 Shawn Jandrey, Crane Engineering Scholarship

2006 Recipients:

2006 Mike Magee Jr. 2006 Mike Magee Jr.

2005 Recipients:

2005 Sara Driver - UW-Milwaukee 2005 Sara Driver - UW-Milwaukee