Scholarship Program

A primary objective of the Maine Water Environment Association (MEWEA) is to encourage members to gain knowledge in all aspects of the wastewater control field and to use this knowledge for career advancement.

The Operator Scholarship Program was established to provide opportunity and monetary assistance to members of MEWEA to obtain additional education and training in wastewater issues including treatment, management, and solids disposal in order to increase competence in a present position or to qualify for advancement in the future.

A higher education award of up to $1000.00 will be awarded to deserving candidates who meet the scholarship criteria. 

A successful candidate will show the following in his/her application:

  1. Acceptance to an internship in a water quality field to an organization or company that is a member of MEWEA
  2. Intent to continue a career in water quality
  3. Community involvement, as well as achievement in school and work

A formal application is required. This application shall be returned to the above address no later than August 1st. The Young Professionals Committee will then meet and review all received applications. Selected candidates will be notified by mail or phone before September 1st.   

Want to attend our Fall Convention for free? We are going to fund Thursday Fall Conference registration for up to 5 student attendees from colleges and technical schools for the conference.