Committees: Scholarship & Charitable Giving
Committee Chair:Paul Hurley
Greeley and Hansen
Committee Vice-Chair:Fred Wu
(312) 751 4025
The Scholarship and Charitable Giving Committee proposes and develops IWEA scholarships. It also oversees scholarship administration and charitable giving.
Scholarship & Charitable Giving Committee Members
- Kam Law - Greeley and Hansen
- Mary Johnson - Rock River Water Reclamation
- Yvonne Lefler - MWRD
- Debra Ness - City of Ottawa
- Geeta Rijal - MWRDGC
- Rebecca Rose - MWRDGC
- Lou Storino - MWRDGC
- Brian Wawczek - MWRDGC
- Fred Wu - MWRDGC
IWEA supports several scholarships/award programs as well as a curriculum designed to teach middle school students about the water environment. Click on the links below to find out more about these programs.
- Clean Water Scholarship
For college students entering their junior or senior year, or graduate school
- Environmental Career Scholarship
For high school seniors who will be attending college in the fall
- Sylvanus Jackson Scholarship
For students enrolled in SIU Environmental Resources Training Center
- Clean Water Awards
For students in grades 6 -12
- Stockholm Junior Water Prize
For students in grades 9 - 12
- Ten Day Water Environment Curriculum
For middle school students
Each year IWEA makes contributiosn to organizations for specific charitable projects related to water and the water environment. In the past, we have made grants to organizaitons such as Engineers Without Borders and Haiti Outreach. We have also supported student lead projects which bring clean water to underserved regions. Use the link below to access our grant application.
IWEA supports several water environment related non-profit organizations. We encourage our members to also consider supporting these organizations.