NIWR announces first student travel award to UCOWR conference

UCOWR conference will take place at the Colorado State University in Fort Collins, CO in June 2023

The National Institutes for Water Resources (NIWR) is pleased to announce funding to support a student from each of its 8 regions to attend the UCOWR/NIWR Conference in Fort Collins, Colorado June 13-15, 2023. The conference will concentrate on critical water issues facing the western United States, the continent, and globe.

Graduate and Undergraduate students attending an institution of higher education (university, college, community college) are eligible to receive the scholarship. One student will be drawn at random in each region. The award for the New England region (which includes Massachusetts) amounts to $1,500.

To apply for a scholarship, students should fill out this form by March 17, 2023. Winners will be notified via email by April 1, 2023.

The scholarship funding is to be used for the student’s conference registration and travel expenses. The conference website is where there are links to book a hotel room or dorm room (, shuttle from the airport if needed ( and optional field trips