American Water Works Association —
Abel Wolman Fellowship

Note to PIs: The following program summary is intended to be used for informational purposes only. It does not replace the sponsor’s actual funding opportunity announcement. Always review the most recent version of the sponsor’s full announcement to verify that the deadline has not changed and to identify the most current program requirements.

About the fellowship

The endowment was established to assist highly qualified students who continue meaningful research in water supply through doctoral programs. This award of excellence recognizes those whose careers in the water sector exemplify vision, creativity, and excellent professional performance characteristic of Abel Wolman's long and productive career. 


Applicants must:

  • Expect to complete the requirements for a Ph.D. within two years of the award.
  • Have citizenship or permanent residence in the U.S., Canada, Guam, Mexico, or Puerto Rico.

Award amount:

$30,000, with a second year of support available if needed. 

Award period

One (1) year.

Application deadline

Fall 2021.

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Last updated: July 2021.