Larson Aquatic Support Scholarship (LARS)

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Application Deadline

January 09

Awarded By

American Water Works Association

Award Amount

$7,500 awarded to a doctoral candidate and $5,000 awarded to a master's candidate. Both wards are one-time awards and are non-renewable.


Two awards offered annually.

Additional Information

Dr. Thurston E. “Lars” Larson was a brilliant, articulate, and dedicated water chemist and researcher. He made numerous scientific contributions in diverse areas, including but not limited to corrosion control, treatment and distribution of domestic and industrial water supplies, aquatic chemistry, analytical chemistry, and environmental chemistry. In addition, Dr. Larson continually emphasized the need for strong graduate programs in water chemistry and related fields to train qualified, dedicated scientists and engineers who will provide leadership in efforts to improve water quality. Larson Aquatic Research Support (LARS) scholarships honor the memory of Dr. Larson by providing support and encouragement to outstanding graduate students preparing for careers in the fields of science or engineering to which Dr. Larson made significant contributions.

Deadline Info

Applications and information are available from the American Water Works Association website at the address provided. In addition to the completed application form, students must submit the followi ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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