Applications are now being accepted for the annual Ernest W. Bracewell, Sr. Memorial Scholarship Program. The Aqua scholarship application and guidelines can be obtained through Aqua’s website, www.aquawsc.com, or from the business office located at 415 Old Austin Highway in Bastrop. The application deadline is May 28, 2021, and scholarships will be awarded by August. Cooperative members of Aqua and immediate family members are eligible to apply for a scholarship, provided they meet the following qualifications:
- Applicant must be a member of Aqua or an immediate family member residing in the same household as the member, – Aqua member account must be current,
- Applicant must maintain a grade point average of 2.5 or higher,
- Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time student by an accredited business/ trade or college institution; funding will be considered for pursuit of a Masters or Post Graduate Degree,
- Applicant must be a U.S. citizen.
Aqua adopted an educational scholarship program in 2007 to provide a little extra help to customers with family members seeking higher education. Each selected applicant receives a scholarship in the amount of $3,000; receiving half the first semester upon proof of enrollment in an accredited course of study, and half in the second semester, provided the minimum GPA requirements are met. Completed application forms must be submitted by May 28, 2021, along with proof of GPA, two letters of recommendation, proof of citizenship (copy of birth certificate or passport) and a personal essay for review by the Aqua scholarship committee. Good luck to all our scholarship applicants!