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Water Cents Scholarship - An Educational Opportunity

The National Energy Center of Excellence at Bismarck State College - Water & Wastewater Technology  http://energy.bismarckstate.edu/programs/water/

The Water Cents Scholarship is an innovative scholarship created by the patrons of North Prairie/North Central Regional Water District. The purpose of the scholarship is to ease the financial burden for individuals continuing their education with special consideration for those pursuing training in water or wastewater technology.

Scholarship recipients must plan to attend an accreditied college, university, vocational school or other post-secondary institution.


NPRWD/NCRWD members in good standing and their family members.

Water Cents Scholarship Program participation is required.

How to Apply
Application Form Download at www.nprwd.com

High School Transcript with 2.5 GPA

Brief Essay Describing (400 to 500 words): The Importance of Water in Our World Today!

Paragraph Summarizing Career Goals

List of Extracurricular Activities

The Chairman of the Board of NPRWD will appoint five members to a selection committee. Applications for the scholarship program will operate on an annual basis (time of the annual meeting). Prior to the annual meeting, the committee will review all applicants, secure additional information if necessary, and select the primary and secondary candidate (secondary if the primary is for some reason is unable to begin or complete the training). The selection will be announced at the annual meeting.

The scholarship will be used to pay for tuition, books, fees, monthly allotment and other related educational costs. The dollar amount will be determined the first year based upon customer participation.

If the selected individual fails or for any other reason discontinues the training (excluding death); the individual will be liable for all scholarship funds expended by NPR WD for his/her training.

Upon completion of the training program (one academic year); NPRWD guarantees full time employment at its' Minot base of operations. The salary and benefits will be commensurate with the personnel policies at the time of initial employment. If the individual successfully completes one year of employment, the dollar amount expended through the scholarship program will be considered paid in full with no further obligations.

NPRWD reserves the right to discontinue the scholarship program at any time if volunteer customer participation does not provide sufficient funds to meet projected costs.