Scholarships

Water Scholars Program

Grade 12
MMWD’s new Water Scholars Program invites high school seniors to share their ideas about the importance of clean water, water conservation and watershed preservation in an original essay, with the opportunity to earn a $1,000 scholarship to support their post-high school education. The scholarships are funded by non-ratepayer revenues, such as property leases. 
Guidelines and application forms for the 2020 Water Scholars program will be available in fall 2019.

Congratulations, MMWD 2019 Water Scholars!

Water Scholars 2019On June 4, MMWD awarded $1,000 scholarships to four graduating high school seniors in our service area. Applicants were required to submit an original essay sharing their ideas about the importance of clean water, water conservation and watershed preservation. We will be posting the winning essays over the course of the summer—stay tuned!

  • Cassidy Bruner, Sir Francis Drake High School, "A Penny Per Gallon"
  • Caterin Duarte Reynosa, San Rafael High School, "The Miracle of Clean Water"
  • Andrew Dunne, Tamalpais High School, "My History with Mt. Tam's Beauty"
  • Claire Podoll, Sir Francis Drake High School, "Why Are We Wasting?"

2018 Water Scholars

2018 Water Scholars with the MMWD Board of Directors