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Washington Hydrogeology Symposium

April 22-25, 2024 | Muckleshoot Casino Resort, Auburn, WA

Washington Hydrogeology Symposium

April 22-25, 2024 | Muckleshoot Casino Resort, Auburn, WA

Nadine L. Romero Student Scholarship

The Washington Hydrogeology Symposium Scholarship Fund supports studies involving regional water resources by undergraduate and graduate students based on demonstrated ability, scholarship, potential for contributions to the profession, character, and activities in student/professional societies. At least one scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student ($1,500), and at least one to a graduate student ($2,500).

Application Process

  1. Provide a cover letter introducing yourself, including a brief discussion of your academic plan and the extracurricular activities that you are involved in outside the classroom.
  2. Submit up to a 500-word essay on "Why I am interested in water resources."
  3. Submit a copy of your transcript (unofficial) and documentation that you are a current student. You must be at least a junior in college in good standing, with a major in a water resources-related discipline. Graduate students should submit their undergraduate and graduate transcripts.
  4. Submit a letter of recommendation from a geosciences/water resources professor that addresses your performance and activities in the classroom, in the department, and interaction with other students.

Submit your application and transcripts using the sidebar link to the online scholarship application portal. Letters of recommendation should be emailed to with the subject line "[STUDENT LAST NAME] letter of recommendation."

Application Deadline and Award Date

Applications must be received by Friday, April 5, 2024Scholarship awards will be announced at the 2024 Symposium.

Basis of Awards

Awards will be based on the cover letter, recommendation, transcript and the content and creativity of the essay as judged by the Selection Committee. Symposium attendance is not required. The decisions of the Selection Committee are final. The Committee may recommend no award, if it chooses.