About Our Scholarships

The Canadian Water Resources Association annually offers five scholarships awarded to graduate students whose programs of study focus on applied, natural, or social science aspects of water resources. The scholarship recipients receive a one-year membership for the Canadian Water Resources Association. Past winners are listed here.

Please read through the documents provided below for information on the scholarships, application process, eligibility and evaluation criteria.

Questions? Please contact the Scholarship Chair.

The application deadline for the 2020 CWRA Scholarships was January 31, 2020. We will announce the opening of the 2021 Scholarship applications later this fall on this site and in our newsletter and social media- stay tuned!

Scholarship Overview

Dillon Consulting Scholarship   $5000

This premier scholarship will be awarded to the highest ranked of all applicants. Funding is provided by Dillon Consulting Limited on an annual basis.

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Harker/Cameron – Women in Water Scholarship – $2000

Awarded to the highest ranked female applicant whom has not already been awarded a higher scholarship. This scholarship is presented to recognize the ongoing legacy of Jennifer Harker and Valerie Cameron.

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       Rick Ross Scholarship         $2000

Awarded to the highest ranked of all applicants whom has not already been awarded a higher scholarship. This scholarship is presented to recognize the ongoing legacy of Rick Ross.

Ken Thompson Scholarship  $2000

Awarded to the highest ranked of all applicants whom has not already been awarded a higher scholarship. This scholarship is presented to honour the legacy of the late Ken Thomson.

        Memorial Scholarship        $1500

Awarded to the highest ranked of all applicants whom has not already been awarded a higher scholarship. This scholarship represents a tribute to CWRA Members by their colleagues’ donations.

Support the Scholarship Program

Make a donation to support the CWRA scholarship program. A charitable tax receipt is provided for all donations to the CWRA of $15 or more.