Michigan Water Environment Association

The 2024 WRRT FUTURE LEADER Scholarship

Please either mail in your application or fill out the online form below by March 15th.



- Applicants must: 

1) currently possess a valid Michigan Wastewater Operators license and be planning to pursue either a Class B or Class A license, 2) be planning to meet the EGLE educational requirements through an EGLE approved SHE provider, and 3) be members of the MWEA at the time the award is presented. 


- The above materials must be submitted with a cover letter itemizing the enclosures. Questions regarding the materials required to be submitted, may be directed to MWEA: mwea@mi-wea.org or 517-641-7377. 

- All applications must be received by March 15th of each year by mail OR fill out the online form below. 


Attn: Scholarships 

5815 Executive Drive 

Lansing, MI 48911 


- All entries will be judged by a panel representing the diverse membership of the Michigan Water Environment Association. If, in the opinion of the judges, suitable entries are not received, no scholarship may be awarded. In all cases, the opinion of the judges will be final. 


- The one year $1,000.00 WRRT – Future Leader Scholarship shall provide one or more scholarships, totaling $4,000.00 annually and shall be awarded at the MWEA Annual Conference. Applicants currently enrolled at a college/university shall receive a check, in their name and the school name, to be used for academic purposes only. Applicants planning to enroll in approved SHE courses shall provide an official receipt from the course after it has been completed as well as copy of successfully completed final exam, to receive reimbursement.  

- Scholarship winner shall also be given a complimentary one (1) year membership to the MWEA. 

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