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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 who 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 during 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:
The 2021 Groundwater Week + Virtual Summit poster/platform submission deadline is May 1, 2021.

Click here to learn more about the 2021 Groundwater Week + Virtual Summit taking place December 14-16, 2021.

Click here to learn more about the call for submissions.


Farvolden Scholarships are made possible by:

Len Assante Scholarship Program

Click here to view a press release regarding the 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 community college or undergraduate college 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, OR have declared a major in hydrogeology with concentration on water well systems or their management.

Award Amount:

Application Period: 
March 15 through May 15

Application Instructions and Form: 

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

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