Part 1: Student Information

Deadline for scholarship applications - April 30th, 2018

Company Profile: The Ontario Clean Water Agency (OCWA) is a provincial Crown corporation in business to provide environmentally responsible and cost-effective water and wastewater services to Ontario municipalities. OCWA currently operates over 800 facilities in the province, making it the largest operator of water and wastewater facilities in Canada.

Award:  Tuition up to a value of $2,500.00 plus one paid co-op work term with OCWA.

 Criteria:  We are looking for proactive, high achievers with demonstrated
interest in an environmental field-with emphasis on water and wastewater treatment.  Demonstrated interest can include previous experience in an environmental setting and/or a statement of strong interest in the
environment and water/wastewater fields.

 Eligibility Requirements:
- Applicants must be in an Environmental Sciences or Environmental
Engineering co-op program from an approved Ontario university or college during 2018. 
- Academic excellence.
- Demonstrated social responsibility.
* If applying for the Indigenous Scholarship the student must be Indigenous descent (First Nation, Inuit or Métis). Proof of ancestry may include a status card or Metis card or a letter from an elder, community member or official.

1. What Scholarship are you applying for?

2. What is your contact information?

3. What is your school mailing address?

4. What is the name of the program you are in?

5. Tell us about your interest in working in the water/wastewater industry. Why do you want to work for OCWA? What skills and experience do you have that would make a co-op term with OCWA successful? You can draw upon your previous work/volunteer
experience, schooling, certifications, and career aspirations

6. How did you hear about this Scholarship?

7. Please attach a resume with your education and experience.

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8. Student Declaration: I declare that I am registered in an Environmental co-op program.  I agree to allow my grades to be submitted to the Ontario Clean Water Agency for consideration purposes.  I understand that if chosen to receive the scholarship, that I also agree to accept a one-term paid co-op placement position in one for OCWA's facilities.  I understand that my ability to travel to the job site may be a requirement of the co-op work term.

9. Part 2: Faculty Recommendation
Please have a faculty member e-mail Julie Edwards at to tell us why they believe you should receive the OCWA Environmental
Scholarship and the co-op position. They can include information such as:

Your demonstrated and continued commitment to the water/wastewater
industry and ways in which they have distinguished you from other students.

Please put in the email subject line: Faculty Recommendation for <Students Name>
- Enter Faculty Member 's name and contact information in the text box below.

10. Faculty Member Declaration:

11. Please attach your most recent transcripts

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12. Thank you for completing OCWA's scholarship applications, please submit by April 30th, 2018.  If you have any questions or concerns contact:
Julie Edwards -