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Become an operator and help protect our most valuable resources:
public health and the environment! ​

To find out more, click on the Operator Careers Brochure

Operator Scholarships


  • NYWEA is offering scholarships to individuals living in New York State to pay for pre-certification training towards wastewater operator certification! 
  • You can apply for this scholarship for ANY classes taken within a year,  you do not have to be currently enrolled.  
  • Pre-Certification training includes Basic Operations, Basic Laboratory, Activated Sludge, the Supervisory and Technical Module, and Grade 4 Management.​
  • Ten scholarships of up to $1,000 each will be awarded throughout the year; five in the Spring and five in the Fall. 
  • Deadlines: Spring March 1, 2020​Fall - November 1, 2020
  • Brian Romeiser P​re-Certification Operator Scholarship Application​ 


  • This scholarship is named after Lucy Grassano, who was a Principal Administrative Assistant at NYCDEP. She was a mentor, friend, teacher, and “mother” to many operations staff throughout the years. 
  • This scholarships offers $900 Travel Stipend AND Full Week Registration Waived for Conference to allow the opportunity for certified operators to attend the 92nd Annual Meeting in New York City.
  • Deadline: December 7, 2020
  • Lucy Gras​​sano Scholarship Ap​​plication 

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​Note: ​​Do not enter the NY prefix or any leading zeros. ​​For example, if your ​SPDES number is NY0012345 simply enter 12345.​

This form was recently updated. If any of your information needs to be updated, please call Tanya May Jennings at 315-422-7811 x4.


For information/questions contact

Tanya May Jennings

315-422-7811 x 4 or

OpCert Admin Area