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.

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1. What Scholarship are you applying for?

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2. What is your contact information?

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3. What is your school mailing address?

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

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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

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6. How did you hear about this Scholarship?

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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.

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9. Part 2: Faculty Recommendation
Please have a faculty member e-mail Julie Edwards at jedwards2@ocwa.com 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.
 

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10. Faculty Member Declaration:

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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 - jedwards2@ocwa.com

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