CWEA Kirt Brooks Scholarship - Due Jan. 15, 2020

Updated: Sep 29, 2020


The Kirt Brooks Memorial Water Environment Scholarship provides annual scholarships for individuals attending a College, University, Community College or Technical Trade School and pursuing a course of study related to the Water Environment Field. Recipients must be members of CWEA or sponsored by CWEA members.

Past recipients have received anywhere from $500 to $3,000 to help pay for the next school year. Final decisions are made by the CWEA Scholarship Committee.

Applications are due on January 15, 2020 for the school year beginning September 2020.


– Official transcript from present or last school attended. Must be on school form. A scanned copy will be accepted. Online transcripts will not be accepted.

– Statements of career, educational, and personal goals as they apply to the water environment industry (1000 words or less)

– Need for financial aid: How this scholarship will meet your financial need for the upcoming term. Include all sources of financial aid or income to be used for your education and the impact to your education if you do not receive this scholarship.

– Two (2) letters of reference. Letters should be on the letterhead of the firm, school or organization involved and reference specific duties, or classes taken, as well as dates. These can come from co-workers, supervisors, professors, classmates, instructors, etc. Be sure to ask them a few weeks before you start your online application to give them time to prepare. Scanned letters will be accepted.