TUSTIN, Calif. — The Pacific Water Quality Association (PWQA) is offering two $1000 scholarships to an individual employed by or related to an employee of a PWQA member company, according to a press release.

The "PWQA Member Company Scholarship" will be awarded to any employee or employee relative of a member company in good standing, and the "Major of Study Related to Potable Water Quality Scholarship" will be awarded to an individual that is pursuing a major that supports potable water quality, the release reported.

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According to the release, applicants must: provide proof of current admission or entry acceptance to a trade school, two or four year institution within six months of the scholarship being awarded; submit an essay (500 words maximum) on how you intend to utilize your education in your chosen area of study and how the money will help you achieve your academic goals; provide a transcript for high school and all college attended; complete and sign a PWQA application; and provide a letter or letters of recommendation from a teacher or employer (strongly encouraged).

Applications and materials must be received at the PWQA office no later than April 1, noted the release.

The PWQA office address is:

PWQA

Attn: Scholarship Committee

360 E. First Street #794

Tustin, CA 92780