The ISA Water & Wastewater Industries Division (WWID) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 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 Roaa Elgamal and Chance Becker. 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 Texas – San Antonio (UTSA)
San Antonio, Texas, USA
“I would like to thank you and thank the ISA Water/Wastewater Industries Division for awarding me the 2020 ISA WWID Michael Fedenyszen Memorial Student Scholarship to pursue my undergraduate studies. This scholarship will advance my education and encourage me to further my efforts towards Water/Wastewater Industries.”
Biography: Roaa Elgamal is a transfer Computer Engineering student studying at the University of Texas San Antonio (UTSA). She expects to graduate June 2022. Before transferring to UTSA, Roaa was a student at the University of Ottawa, Canada, where she studied Computer Engineering for two years. Her skills include programming with C, Python, and Java. In her spare time, Roaa enjoys swimming and drawing.
Perry Technical Institute
Yakima, Washington, USA
“Thank you for taking the time to read my scholarship application. I startled my wife with my excitement when I read the email. Thank you for awarding this scholarship to assist me further in my college experience so that I can learn more about the things I love and find so interesting. This is the very first scholarship I’ve ever been granted, and it is such an honor to be receiving such a wonderful gift. Thank you again.”
Biography: Chance Becker is a first-year student at Perry Technical Institute in the Instrumentation/Industrial Automation program. He has worked in ranging professions from whitewater rafting guide on the rivers in Washington state to oil tank cleaner in Alaska and even a carpenter building homes in northern Idaho. He lives in Yakima, Washington with his wife, Tivoli, where they enjoy the outdoors, family and friends when they are not too busy studying
How to Apply for the next year’s 2021 Scholarship
2021 ISA WWID Student Scholarship: Applications will be due January 31, 2021.
The 2021 Scholarship Application form will be available shortly.
For more information about the ISA water/wastewater division visit www.isa.org/wwid/