Open to students at two- and four-year institutions of higher education, the Irrigation Association scholarship program provides students with financial support. Students who are pursuing irrigation-related degrees and careers are encouraged to apply.

The scholarships, ranging from $1,000 to $2,500, are awarded based on the candidate’s letter of intent, financial need, resume, list of irrigation courses and letters of reference.

To be eligible for the scholarship program applicants must

  • Be currently enrolled (undergraduate or graduate) at a U.S. technical or vocational school, community college, university or similar institution of higher learning with a graduation date of December 2021 or later.
  • Be a U.S. citizen.
  • Have taken or be currently enrolled in a class with irrigation-related curriculum.
  • Have a minimum of 2.5 cumulative GPA, based on a 4.0 scale.
  • Demonstrate financial need.

Scholarship applications are due by Feb. 15, 2021, with notification to applicants by April 1.

To view all program requirements, learn about the application process and see a list of previous winners, visit www.irrigation.org/scholarships. Contact the IA workforce development department (workforcedev@irrigation.org, 703-536-7080) with any questions.