WEF Announces Scholarships for Water and Wastewater Operators

For Immediate Release: January 26, 2021
Media Contact: Rahkia Nance, 1-703-684-2400 ext.7218, rnance@wef.org

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The Water Environment Federation (WEF) is pleased to announce the availability of scholarships for water and wastewater operators pursuing education, and/or training and for individuals pursuing certification to enter the water sector.

The scholarship will reimburse expenses up to $5,000 and is available to WEF members seeking an entry level operator’s license or experienced operators seeking professional development in the following areas:

  • Municipal and industrial treatment
  • Reuse
  • Collection and distribution
  • Stormwater

“Expanding opportunities to enter and advance in the water sector is a key part of WEF’s commitment to cultivating a sustainable operator workforce,” said WEF President Lynn Broaddus. “We are proud to assist water professionals seeking training and certification and look forward to seeing the impact of this new scholarship program.”

The scholarship application deadline is April 1. For more information and to apply, click here.