The ISA Water & Wastewater Industries Division (WWID) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 WWID Student Scholarships. The scholarships are given out to promote higher learning and to encourage students to pursue technical careers in the municipal water/wastewater sector.
This year’s recipients are Benjamin Plucinski and Zain Jawad. Each will receive a $1000 USD scholarship prize to help with their school costs. Please join us in congratulating this year’s winners!
University of Massachusetts – Amherst
Amhurst, Massachusetts, USA
“Thank you ISA WWID for your generosity! This scholarship will help me continue my passion for engineering as I progress with my major. I am incredibly grateful for this award and would once again like to thank you for your generosity.”
Biography: Benjamin Plucinski is pursuing a Mechanical Engineering at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He is originally from Hudson, MA, USA and has always had a passion for engineering. He has just begun his search for summer internships and planning his semester abroad for the upcoming year. His greatest accomplishment is designing a 3D-printed prosthetic hand that allowed a girl in his local community to play softball, and then later revising the design to also function for golf.
University of Michigan – Dearborn
Dearbord, Michigan, USA
“Thank you very much for taking the time to consider my application. I am extremely grateful and humbled that my application was selected to receive this award. I am extremely motivated to continue pursing my professional aspirations with consistent levels of high achievement.”
Biography: Zain Jawad is a junior at the University of Michigan – Dearborn, pursuing a degree in biochemistry. Apart from he studies, he has a leading role in a few student organizations on campus which engage in the local community. During his free time, Zain is an avid soccer fan and enjoy reading sci-fi fiction novels. He looks forward to contributing to the water sector.
How to Apply for the next year’s 2019 Scholarship
2019 ISA WWID Student Scholarship: Applications will be due January 31, 2019.
The 2019 Scholarship Application form will be available shortly.
For more information about the ISA water/wastewater division visit www.isa.org/wwid/