Larson Aquatic Support Scholarship (LARS)

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Amount
Awarded

$12,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

December 21, 2020

Monday
Awarded By:

American Water Works Association

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Two awards offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a graduate student at the time of application.
  3. Must plan to pursue a career in the water supply industry.
  4. Must be majoring in chemistry or chemical engineering.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This award is available for U.S. students who are currently enrolled in a graduate program and majoring in chemistry. Applicants must plan to pursue a career in the water supply industry.

Application requirements for the Larson Aquatic Support Scholarship (LARS) are:

  • Official Transcript
  • Personal statement
  • Application form
  • Recommendation letter
  • Essay
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.

Award Amount: $7,000 awarded to the doctoral student and $5,000 to the graduate student.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $12,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, December 21, 2020

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, December 21, 2020

All applications and supporting documents must be received online by the deadline.
Contact: Linda Moody
Address: 6666 West Quincy Ave. Denver, Colorado 80235-3098

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