Pennsylvania American Water today announced that applications are being
accepted for its 2013 Stream of Learning Scholarship Program to
provide college scholarship assistance to students who are planning to
pursue careers in the water and wastewater industry. The program is
designed to support outstanding students living in Pennsylvania American
Water's service territories who are charting a course of study in
specific fields, ranging from engineering to environmental science,
which are crucial to the water and wastewater business.
The company will award scholarships of $2,000 each to 10 students who
are selected through the program's application process. Applicants must
meet the following criteria:
Winners will be selected by a panel of judges and will receive their
awards in May. Family members of Pennsylvania American Water employees
are not eligible.
This month, the company is sending scholarship brochures and
applications to high school guidance counselors throughout its service
territory. Applications can be downloaded from the company's Web site at www.pennsylvaniaamwater.com
and must be postmarked by February 28, 2013.
Pennsylvania American Water, a subsidiary of American Water (NYSE: AWK),
is the largest water utility in the state, providing high-quality and
reliable water and/or wastewater services to approximately 2.2 million
people. Founded in 1886, American Water is the largest publicly traded
U.S. water and wastewater utility company. With headquarters in
Voorhees, N.J., the company employs more than 7,000 dedicated
professionals who provide drinking water, wastewater and other related
services to an estimated 15 million people in more than 30 states, as
well as parts of Canada. More information can be found by visiting www.amwater.com.
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