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Poster Presentation and Farvolden Scholarships

Tuesday, December 5, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

In conjunction with the National Ground Water Association and The Groundwater Foundation, Farvolden Scholarships are awarded in memory of Robert Farvolden of the University of Waterloo and former NGWA director of science and technology.


Scholarships are for full-time undergraduate and graduate students who submit an abstract for the poster presentation taking place Tuesday at Groundwater Week 2023. All such students whose abstracts are accepted for presentation will be evaluated during the event by two or more judges. The four students with the highest scores will receive Farvolden Scholarships. The recipients are slated to be announced Wednesday morning during the Keynote Presentation and NGWA Awards of Excellence Ceremony.

Field of study

Students who submit abstracts should be enrolled in a program that is groundwater industry-related, such as hydrogeology, water resource management, water well construction and supply, geology, etc.

Award amount

Four $1,000 scholarships are to be awarded.

Application period

The call for abstracts closed October 20, 2023.