The Florida Water & Pollution Control Operators Association (FW&PCOA) is now accepting nominations for the Pat Robinson Award. The FW&PCOA Board of Directors has established a Training Scholarship, known as the Pat Robinson Award, and a Scholarship Committee to accept nominations and determine the recipients of the scholarships. The Pat Robinson Award consists of tuition waiver for attending an Annual State Short School, or an On-the-Road Short School, and/or reimbursement of documented travel costs up to $800.00.
The maximum number of Pat Robinson Awards granted each year is based on one (1) award per FW&PCOA Region. Click here for a map of the FW&PCOA Regions. The Scholarship Committee decisions will be final.
The FW&PCOA has established the following eligibility criteria for the Pat Robinson Award.
|1.||Nominee must be currently employed in the following utility professions: Water Plant Operations, Wastewater Plant Operations, Stormwater System Operations, Reclaimed Water System Operations, Water Distribution System Operations, Wastewater Collection System Operations, or Utility Customer Service.
|2.||Nominee must have at least one (1) year of experience in the profession.
|3.||Nominee must be a current member in good standing of the FW&PCOA with at least one (1) year of membership.
|4.||The nomination must be made by a member of the region and endorsed by both a Regional Officer and the Regional Director.|
The deadline for nominations is December 31, 2018.