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The West Basin Board of Directors offers an annual Scholarship Award of a maximum $1,000 per awardee or qualified student with an interest in pursuing studies or a career in the water industry (other minimum requirements also apply). Commencing in 2009, this program awarded 8 scholarships to qualified, graduating high school seniors in West Basin's service area who have been accepted to a college, university or trade school. 

The deadline for the 2011 Scholarship Program is February 25, 2011.

Awards are scheduled to be announced at the May 2010 Board of Directors meeting on May 23, 2011.

Download a PDF version of the Guidelines and Application.

Please direct questions to Darryl Ramos-Young, Education Program Coordinator, at 310-660-6216 or 


"I believe that it is the responsibility of us as the human race to keep Earth in a healthy condition for years to come and that people must become aware of that responsibility," said 2009 awardee and Lawndale High School graduate Andrea Flores in her essay. " I intend to continue my passion for advocating the importance of protecting Earth's water."