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


  • NYWEA is offering scholarships to individuals working 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, 2024​Fall - November 1, 2024
  • Click here to learn more.  
  • For an application, click HERE.  


  • ​Operators who work day-to-day in a treatment facility or in collections can apply for this scholarshi​p to attend NYWEA's two largest conferences.
  • The winners will receive the following: Full conference registration waived for NYWEA's 2025 Annual and Spring Conferences, travel expense reimbursement up to $900, an annual affiliate NYWEA membership, and a scholarship winner dinner at the Annual Meeting.
  • One individual per NYWEA Chapter will be selected. 
  • Deadline: December 2, 2024.
  • Click here to learn moreand to complete the application: Lucy Grassano Scholarship Application 


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