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Farvolden Scholarships

Farvolden Scholarships are made in memory of Robert Farvolden of the University of Waterloo and former National Ground Water Association Director of Science and Technology

Scholarships are for full-time students that submit an abstract for a poster/platform presentation at NGWA's Groundwater Week Summit. All such students whose abstracts are accepted for presentation will be evaluated at the event by two or more judges. The four students with the highest scores will receive the Farvolden Scholarships.

Field of Study:
Students who submit abstracts should be enrolled in a program that is groundwater industry-related, such as hydrogeology, water resource management, water well construction and supply, geology, etc.

Award Amount:
Four $1000 scholarships are awarded

Application Period:
Groundwater Week Poster/platform submission deadline is May 15, 2020.

Groundwater Week
Call for Submissions

Farvolden Scholarships are made possible by:

Len Assante Scholarship Program

Click here to view the press release 2020 Len Assante Scholarship Program recipients.

The Len Assante Scholarship Program was developed to nurture and support those who wish to pursue and advance careers in the groundwater industry.

Scholarships are for full-time students only (including high school seniors who are applying for scholarships to be used in their first quarter or semester of post-secondary study).

Field of Study:
Applicants shall be enrolled in a program offering formalized instruction in water well systems and/or water well drilling, construction, and service.

Award Amount:

Application Period: 
February 1 through May 30

Application Forms: 
Application forms with instructions will be posted on this site upon availability.

Franklin Electric is the proud sponsor of the Len Assante Scholarship Program.

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