It is the intent of this association to reward applicants who endeavor to pursue a career in related to the Drinking Water field.
Criteria: Intention to attend a two or four year school of higher education and have a solid academic standing and/or financial need.
Eligibility: This Scholarship is available to members and their relatives of the Barnstable County Water Utilities Association. Applicants must be high school seniors or students attending a college program. Preference may be given to those majoring in a program that is applicable to the Drinking Water Industry, such as engineering (Civil, Environmental, Mechanical), environmental science, chemistry, and business administration), although those majoring in other areas will also be considered. Only one award will be given to an applicant.
Application: We welcome your application. Please provide all of the information requested in the application form, and sign where requested.
COMPLETED APPLICATIONS MUST BE POSTMARKED OR DELIVERED BY TUESDAY, May 31, 2023.
Barnstable County Water Utilities Association is offering up to four scholarships to cover the cost of tuition and books for the 2023 sessions of the water operator training courses; Concepts and Practices of Basic Drinking Water Treatment and Concepts and Practices of Basic Drinking Water Treatment (D2-D4). These courses can be the first step towards a new lifelong career!
Concepts & Practices of Drinking Water Distribution (D2-D4) - This 12-week course is designed to introduce the concepts of drinking water distribution operations. Taking and passing this course is a pre-requisite for taking the Drinking Water Licensing Exam(s) for Water Distribution, grades D2, D3, or D4 and it is a required component for eligibility as an operator-in training or a full license operator. Students will learn processes involved in understanding the successful operation and maintenance of drinking water distribution systems. Topics include: Regulatory Compliance, Types and Installation of Pipes, Valves, Meters & Pumps, System Hydraulics, Worker Safety, System Security, and Administrative Duties.
Concepts and Practices of Basic Drinking Water Treatment (T1-T2) - Enjoy the flexibility of a self-paced “Blackboard” teaching platform taught over a 12-week period. This course is a prerequisite for taking the Massachusetts Grades T2 Water Treatment Licensing Exam. Students will learn about source water protection & management, water chemistry, sampling & laboratory procedures, chemical addition, filter operation & performance, regulations, instrumentation & controls, equipment operation & maintenance, safety, and administrative duties.
For further details, contact BCWUA President, Robert Prophett at 508-563-2294 or by email to email@example.com