Water Cents Scholarship

Water Cents Scholarship Application

 

Eligibility:

*Scholarships will be awarded to area high school or college students who receive water service, or whose parents have service with North Prairie Rural Water District or the North Central Regional Water District.

Or

*To students who are enrolled in or plan to enroll in the Bismarck State College Water & Wastewater technology course that are receiving water service from North Prairie or North Central Water District.

*NPRWD & NCRWD members in good standing & their family members

*Student must carry a minimum of 12 credit hours in the semester they are seeking a scholarship.

*Applicants must attend or plan to attend an accredited college, university, vocational school or other post-secondary institution. Proof of enrollment will be required prior to issuance of funds. Applicants will be considered without regard to age, color, gender, race, creed, or country of origin.

 

Entry Requirements:

The applicant must submit the following:

            *Official application form

            *High School transcript with a 2.5 GPA

            *Paragraph summarizing career goals

            *List of extracurricular activities

            *A brief essay (400-500 words) on what you hope to accomplish in the water industry or how rural water has improved your quality of life.

 

Time Schedule:

Completed applications must be postmarked by February 17th 2017

 

Support Provided:

Individual one-time $1000 scholarships will be awarded to be used to defray the costs of tuition books, room, and board at an accredited institution of higher learning or tuition for the BSC Water and Waste Water Technology Program. The number of scholarships awarded will be determined annually based on voluntary customer participation in the water cents scholarship. Each year, at the NPRWD annual meeting, the scholarship will be distributed.

Rules for BSC Water & Waste Water Technology Scholarship: If a recipient fails, or for any other reason, discontinues the training (excluding death), the recipient will be liable for all scholarship funds awarded by NPRWD.

Upon completion of the training program (one academic year), if a position is available, NPRWD may offer student one year of employment at their operations and maintenance center located in Minot, ND. If there is no position available at that time the funds awarded through the NPRWD water cents scholarship are considered paid in full with no further obligations from the recipients.

 

Selection Criteria:

A selection committee will evaluate the applicants and select the scholarship recipients based on academic performance, career goals, leadership activities, financial need, and essay.

 

Contact Person:

Teresa Sundsbak

NPRWD

3811 Burdick Expressway East

Minot, ND 58701

701-852-1886

teresas@nprwd.com

 


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