Montana Water Well Drillers Association

"To provide a safe, sustainable groundwater resource through education, innovation and responsible development."


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The Montana Water Well Drillers Association (MWWDA) is pleased to offer a financial scholarship to deserving family members of MWWDA members. The Association recognizes the need for educational advancement at all levels of the industry and seeks to support students pursuing their educational goals.


Applicant must be a member of the Montana Water Well Drillers Association (MWWDA), a family member of MWWDA, an employee of an MWWDA member, or direct family member of an employee.
Applications must be completed in full and received by the MWWDA no later than May 31 of each calendar year. Scholarships will be awarded September 1 of each calendar year by the Scholarship Committee. Funds will be paid directly to the academic institution.

Rules for application

    • Scholarships are for an accredited college, university, or technical school.
    • Applicant must have a minimum 2.5 GPA.
    • Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident of the U.S.
    • Awarded applicants will be requested to submit a picture and article for publication.
Priority will be given to an applicant entering a field of study that promotes, serves, or supports the ground water industry.

Application procedure

To be considered, applicants must submit the following documents:

      • Completed scholarship application
      • Personal statement
      • A 500-word or less description of your educational pursuit toward your career
      • A 300-word or less description of your financial background
      • Copy of high school transcripts or school transcripts if currently attending a post-high school educational institution.

Criteria for selections

Selection of the scholarship award will be based on applicant’s goals, financial needs, academic achievements, school and community involvement, work experience, and additional courses (not necessarily in this order) and will be selected by the Scholarship Committee.

Disbursement of funds

Upon notification of enrollment from the scholarship recipient, the funds will be sent directly to the educational institution at the beginning of the first semester. Contact the MWWDA office at 406-686-3168 for further clarification and to inform us of enrollment.

By Montana Water Well Drillers Association

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