(WESTERVILLE, OH — April 13, 2012) The National Ground Water Research and Educational Foundation recently awarded $25,000 from its Len Assante Scholarship Fund to 10 students.
Each of the scholarship recipients are entering a field of study that serves, supports, or promotes the groundwater professions.
Julia DeGagne of Downington, Pennsylvania, received $4,000 with the Past President’s Award — the top scholarship presented to the most qualified of the applicants. DeGagne, who has an undergraduate degree in Water Resources Engineering, is pursuing graduate research at Portland State University (Oregon) in groundwater hydrology and water quality in arid and semiarid lands.
The other recipients are:
The scholarship awards have been made for more than 30 years. Read more about the Len Assante Scholarship Fund.
NGWREF is operated by the National Ground Water Association as a 501(c)(3) public foundation focused on conducting educational, research, and other charitable activities related to a broader public understanding of groundwater.
NGWA, a nonprofit organization composed of U.S. and international groundwater professionals — contractors, equipment manufacturers, suppliers, scientists, and engineers — is dedicated to advancing groundwater knowledge. NGWA’s vision is to be the leading groundwater association that advocates the responsible development, management, and use of water.
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