NC Safewater Endowment Fund Scholarships

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The North Carolina American Water Works Association and the North Carolina Water Environment Association (NC AWWA-WEA) is a volunteer association dedicated to providing water and wastewater education, training, and service in an effort to protect public health and the environment.

The NC Safewater Fund was created by the NC AWWA-WEA Board of Trustees and is intended to support the objectives of scholarships for future industry members and environmental education. The NC Safewater Fund scholarships and grants are directed by the NC AWWA-WEA Board of Trustees and fall into the following two focus areas; Safe water Educational support to attract and retain industry professionals; and environmental education that serve to enhance overall safe water knowledge of the public.

In general, applicants must

  • Be a United States citizen and a resident of North Carolina
  • Have remained a grade point average (GPA) of greater than 3.0
  • Not be related to scholarship sponsors nor employed by such sponsors and not an employee of nor related to officer or director of NC AWWA-WEA, nor to any member of the Endowment Committee
Preference will be given to students who are members of a student chapter of NC AWWA-WEA.

Please note the individual scholarships listed below may have additional eligibility requirements. Please see details.

The Carol Bond Fund Community College Scholarship - One $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a community college student pursuing a degree in Environmental Sciences or Environmental Education. Applications must be received by March 24, 2016.

The Crowder Construction Company Scholarship - One $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student with a desire to pursue a career in construction. Applications must be received by March 24, 2016.

The application period for the following scholarships is currently closed. Please visit to view scholarship details for future reference.

  • The NC Safewater Fund Scholarship
  • The Carol Bond Fund/The Lynn and Lars Balck Water Environment Stewardship Fund/The River & Associates, Inc. Clean Water Education Fund Scholarship
  • The Frank and Susan Stephenson Water Environmental Scholarship Fund
  • The Les and Elaine Hall Water Environmental Stewardship Fund

Application Procedure
Please see individual scholarships posted on for details.

In general, applicants must submit the following materials in ONE envelope: All application materials (including enclosures) must be mailed to the address below and received by March 24, 2016.

NC Safewater Endowment Fund Scholarship Application
3725 National Drive, Suite 217
Raleigh, NC 27612

Other Information
Please do not submit any additional materials with your application. Materials that are not requested will not be reviewed with your application, nor will they be returned to you.

Awards will be announced by June for the upcoming academic year. If notification of the decision has not been received by July 1st, please contact NC AWWA-WEA staff member Erin Mallis at (919) 784-9030 x 1001 or

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