The Michael Garofano Memorial Scholarship

New England Water Works Association

This scholarship was established in memory of Michael Garofano to benefit undergraduate and graduate level students. Applicants must be pursuing study in the field of civil engineering, environmental engineering, or water operations or related science program at a college/university in New England. NEWWA (New England Water Works Association) membership is required to be eligible for this scholarship.

Key Information

Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    Students who are attending or have been accepted into appropriate college/university programs at the undergraduate and graduate level are eligible to apply
  • Financial Need:
  • Residence:
    Applicants must reside in New England.
  • College:
    Attend a college/university in New England to qualify.
  • Major/Career:
    Civil engineering, environmental engineering, or water operations or related science program.
  • Organization:
    Applicants must be members of NEWWA.

Application Details

  • Judging Criteria:
    Award selection will be based on merit, character and need.
  • Transcript:
  • Resume/Activity List:
  • Essay:
    A one-page (maximum) statement of educational plans and career objectives demonstrating how these plans are beneficial to water works practice in New England.
  • Recommendation Letters:
    Two letters of recommendation (one must be from a teacher/professor; the second may be from a teacher/professor or professional reference such as an employer);
  • Other Materials:
    Official student application form;Copy of FAFSA (Free Applications for Federal Student Aid) confirmation.

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