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The 2020 Scholarship Application Cycle is Now Closed. 
We hope you will consider applying for a 2021 Scholarship. Check back in November 2020 for the revised application.
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Scholarship Application Tips:
  • Visit our Scholarships page for full descriptions of all state level NYWEA scholarships.
  • If you have questions or want to verify your application was received, please email Scholarship Program Administrator Madison Quinn at
  • You may wish to save your essays in a separate document, and when copying & pasting, right click and "paste as plain text" to avoid formatting issues.
  • Use the Google Chrome  browser for best compatiblity
You may apply to more than one scholarship with one application, check all that apply:
I Want to be Considered for:
Parent name and NYWEA member number:
(If Child of Member Scholarship selected above)

Student Chapter:
(If Student chapter scholarship selected)

First Name*
Last Name*
Child of NYWEA Member?*
Student Status*
Address Line 1*
Address Line 2*
Date of Birth*
Select a date from the calendar.
Name of High School Attending*
Graduation Date*
Select a date from the calendar.
Grade Point Average*
SAT or ACT Score*
Class Rank*
Name of College or University Attending*
Anticipated Graduation Date*
Select a date from the calendar.
Intended Major*
Honors or Awards Received*
Current Extracurricular Activities*
Educational Goals*
Career Goals*
Current Employer, if any:
Hours per Week:
Are you the recipient of another scholarship?*
If yes, list other scholarships and amounts:
Question 1. Describe your interest in the environment and how this interest influences your career goals.*
Question 2. Discuss a current environmental issue that impacts your life AND YOUR COMMUNITY and indicate how it affects you*

Question 3: It has been said that water is the most precious commodity which we have. Describe what personal efforts and initiatives you might take or have taken to help ensure the protection of this resource for future generations.:

I certify that the information in this application is true and accurate*

Your Initials*

When you hit Save & Submit, the application will clear. 
Please verify your submission was received - email Scholarship Program Administrator Madison Quinn at

Attachments (the following documents should be emailed directly to or mailed to: NY Water Environment Association, ATTN: Madison Quinn, 525 Plum Street, Suite 102, Syracuse, NY 13204)
  • Two letters of recommendation: At least one of the two recommendations MUST be from a Science or Math Teacher. No recommendations should be from relatives.
  • High school transcript
  • College transcript (if applicable)

*Please allow 1-2 business days for your confirmation email           
The state level scholarship application deadline is FEBRUARY 28, 2020 at 5 PM Eastern​. Visit our
Chapter Pages ​for details on chapter scholarships as well.