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Posted on: August 9, 2022

[ARCHIVED] New scholarship program supports careers in the water industry

Photo of water workers and text reading $1,000 water scholarship now available

Sweetwater Authority (Authority) recently launched a new scholarship program to provide funding for people interested in pursuing a career in the water industry. The Work for Water Scholarship is available to anyone living in the Authority’s service area.

Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to new or currently enrolled students at the Center for Water Studies at Cuyamaca College or another accredited college, community college or trade school with a career goal in the water industry.

“The water sector offers a wide variety of job opportunities in an essential, recession-resistant industry,” said Board Chair Alejandra Sotelo-Solis. “The Board encourages people just joining the workforce or those considering a career change to apply for this exciting scholarship opportunity.”

The full scholarship criteria and application are available at The deadline for applications is September 30, 2022. Funds will be awarded in late Fall 2022. 

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