Award Types

HWEA will be the organization of dedicated and knowledgeable professionals
recognized for preserving and enhancing the water environment in the Pacific Island Region.

HWEA offers up to two $2,000 scholarships every year to provide financial assistance to HWEA members and their dependents seeking higher education, and to encourage academic excellence.  Awardee(s) will be invited to the HWEA Conference awards luncheon at no charge to receive their award.


  1. Any dues-paying member of HWEA (including PWO) or member’s dependent (claimed as a dependent on the member’s most recent income tax return). Preference is given to member dependents.
  2. Must be at least a freshman in the Fall 2022 semester at a college or university, enrolled full-time in a bachelors, masters, or doctorate degree program.
  3. Curriculum of study (or major) to include engineering, public health, or natural sciences (e.g. biology, chemistry, geology, microbiology, oceanography, physics, etc.), as related to the protection and enhancement of the water environment and associated public health.
  4. Previous HWEA scholarship awardees are not eligible.



Contact Info

Hawai‘i Water Environment Association
PO Box 2422
Honolulu, Hawai‘i 96804
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