Scholarship Application & Announcement


Offered by the Colorado Section of the American Water Resources Association

GOAL – To promote interest and research in the water resources of Colorado.

QUALIFIED APPLICANTS – Must meet the following criteria:

  1. Enrollment as a student in an undergraduate, Masters, or PhD degree program at any accredited Colorado public or private college or university.
  2. Involvement in research or independent study pertaining to hydrology, engineering, hydrogeology, geomorphology, aquatic biology, water law, water-resources policy or planning, environmentalscience or other topics concerning water resources in Colorado.

APPLICATIONS – Must include:

  1. The information on the following page filled out in full

  2. Resume (1 page)

  3. Abstract of current research (1 page, including relevance to Colorado’s water resources issues)

  4. Letter(s) of recommendation from faculty advisor overseeing research

Completed applications should be sent electronically to the AWRA Colorado Scholarship
Committee Chair:Laurel Stadjuhar
[email protected]

Applications must be received no later than August 30, 2019.

SELECTION – A standing committee of the AWRA-Colorado Section will review applications and make recommendations to the Board of Directors. Recipients will be selected by the Fall and announced on the AWRA-Colorado Section website. www.awracolorado.org

STIPEND – Scholarships are awarded for one academic year. The amount is determined by the AWRA – Colorado Section Board of Directors. Previous awards have ranged from $500 to $4000. The stipend will be delivered in upon presentation of research, April 2020. Funding for the scholarships is provided by donations of individual, corporate, and institutional members of the AWRA-Colorado Section.

REPORTS – Each scholarship recipient will be required to make an oral presentation on research results or progress at the annual symposium of the Colorado Section of AWRA in April 2020.


Laurel Stadjuhar (303) 835-9914  [email protected]
Beorn Courtney (720) 524-6115 [email protected]

AWRA Announcement 2019-20 – Word Document

AWRA Announcement 2019-20 PDF