June deadline for IDA scholarship applications

The International Desalination Association (IDA) is accepting applications for its 2011 Channabasappa Memorial Scholarship. Individuals wishing to be considered for this prestigious award have until 1 June 2011 to submit their application.

Named in honor of desalination pioneer KC Channabasappa, the program confers scholarship grants of up to US$ 10,000 per calendar year to one or more graduate students studying engineering or science in preparation for a career in desalination or water technologies.

To be eligible, candidates must be current members of IDA, have graduated from an accredited university and be from the top 10% of their class in science or engineering. The applicant must prove admission to a graduate program of doctoral studies in desalination or water reuse.

Applicants are considered on the basis of their undergraduate transcripts, references and motivation for a career in desalination or water technologies. Candidates must also exhibit leadership and achievement potential.

For further information about the program, contact Nancy Pagels at [email protected].