American Water Resources Association
                         AWRA
                    Philadelphia
 


Yearly Poster Presentation Scholarship


The Philadelphia Metropolitan Area Section of the American Water Resources Association is proud to announce that two scholarships will be awarded at $500 each to the successful applicants. Award criteria are summarized below.

  • Applicant must be attending undergraduate or graduate school in a water resources or related field. 
  • Applicant must present a poster outlining current creditable research that they are contributing in their field.
  • Applicant must be able to attend one of the AWRA-PMAS meetings held in Philadelphia, PA (see schedule attached) and send in request to present with name, title, and abstract two weeks prior to meeting. Request of dates on a first come first serve basis, may request multiple dates.
  • Applicant must print and bring their own poster, easels will be provided. Applicant will be reimbursed up to $50 for printing expenses provided proof of purchase.
  • Applicant must confirm attendance and register on AWRA-PMAS website the day prior to presentation. Follow link to register: http://www.awra-pmas.memberlodge.org/
  • Applicant must provide electronic copy of poster anytime up to week after the presentation.

Two to three poster presenters are welcome at each meeting. Poster presentations happen before the main talk when presenter will be asked to present, discuss, and answer questions that members or other students may have.  Benefits of presenting include:

  • Presenters will get name, title, and abstract of their work displayed on AWRA-PMAS website.
  • Presenters will be provided lunch free of charge.
  • Presenters are applicable to receive $500 award.

All presenters are encouraged to stay for the main talk. Students are always welcome to attend any AWRA-PMAS meetings. 


Evaluation: All applicants will be evaluated at the end of the academic year during a round table discussion. All electronic copies of posters and abstracts must be received by this point or may result in applicant to be looked over.  Winners will be encouraged to attend the last meeting to receive the scholarship, or by other means if not possible. All applicants will be notified and thanked regardless of decision.


All inquiries should be sent to

Current Student Chair of AWRA-PMAS

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