FW&PCOA Accepting Nominations for the Pat Robinson Scholarship Award


FW&PCOA Accepting Nominations for the Pat Robinson Scholarship Award

The Florida Water & Pollution Control Operators Association (FW&PCOA) is now accepting nominations for the Pat Robinson Award.  The FW&PCOA Board of Directors has established a Training Scholarship, known as the Pat Robinson Award, and a Scholarship Committee to accept nominations and determine the recipients of the scholarships. The Pat Robinson Award consists of tuition waiver for attending an Annual State Short School, or an On-the-Road Short School, and/or reimbursement of documented travel costs up to $800.00.

The maximum number of Pat Robinson Awards granted each year is based on one (1) award per FW&PCOA Region. Click here for a map of the FW&PCOA Regions. The Scholarship Committee decisions will be final.

The FW&PCOA has established the following eligibility criteria for the Pat Robinson Award.

1. Nominee must be currently employed in the following utility professions: Water Plant Operations, Wastewater Plant Operations, Stormwater System Operations, Reclaimed Water System Operations, Water Distribution System Operations, Wastewater Collection System Operations, or Utility Customer Service.


2. Nominee must have at least one (1) year of experience in the profession.


3. Nominee must be a current member in good standing of the FW&PCOA with at least one (1) year of membership.


4. The nomination must be made by a member of the region and endorsed by both a Regional Officer and the Regional Director.

Click here for the Nomination Form

The deadline for nominations is December 31, 2018.

Published by Peter Cavalli, MPA

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