The ISA Water & Wastewater Industries Division (WWID) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 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 we had over 25 applicants for the 2021 scholarship.
This year’s recipients are Mary Bergin and Paige DiPietro. 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 Guelph
Guelph, Ontario, Canada
“Thank you for honouring me as a recipient of the 2021 ISA WWID Michael Fedenyszen Memorial Student Scholarship. I was thrilled to learn of my selection and am very appreciative of your generous support.”
Biography: Mary is a fourth year Software Engineering student at the University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada. She previously completed a co-op term at the City of Guelph’s Water Services as a SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) developer. She was able to gain vital experience in the water sector by standardizing operator interfaces and programming Allen Bradley PLC’s. During the school year Mary is Co-President of Guelph Women in Computer Science, a club that promotes inclusivity and a welcoming environment for women studying in the Bachelor of Computing at Guelph. She looks forward to completing her degree and discovering where it can take her next.
New Hampshire Technical Institute (NHTI)
Concord, New Hampshire, USA
“I would like to thank ISA for awarding me the Water and Wastewater Division Scholarship. I am very honored to be awarded this scholarship to help further my education in automation for the potential to be apart of automating the future.”
Biography: Paige DiPietro is currently enrolled in her second year of college at New Hampshire Technical Institute in Concord, New Hampshire. She will be graduating NHTI with an associate’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and an Automation Certificate. In the fall, she plans to transfer to the University of New Hampshire where she will being a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering.
How to Apply for the next year’s 2022 Scholarship
2022 ISA WWID Student Scholarship: Applications will be due January 31, 2022.
The 2022 Scholarship Application form will be available shortly.
For more information about the ISA water/wastewater division visit www.isawaterwastewater.com