Student Scholarships for Water Resources Research

Student Scholarships for Water Resources Research

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The Institute is committed to training the next generation of water resources scientists and engineers.

We have two water research scholarship programs, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Graduate Research Program and Mills Scholars Program, which provide $5,000 scholarships for graduate students to assist in conducting high priority water resources research in Texas.

TWRI's Graduate Student Research Program Pre-Proposal application period is currently OPEN. The Request for Pre-Proposals contains the elibility and requirement details and includes the application form. Pre-Proposal applications are due back to Danielle Kalisek ( by 11:59 p.m. CDT on November 28, 2018.

Participating students are not only awarded financially but gain experience in proposal writing and gain exposure through their proposals, reports and posters being posted on our website and their projects being featured in Conservation Matters, our electronic newsletter.

Since 2001, we have awarded more than $1.03 million to 314 graduate students at universities throughout Texas conducting water research including:

  • Baylor University
  • Rice University
  • Sam Houston State University
  • Texas A&M University
  • Texas State University
  • Texas A&M University-Kingsville
  • Texas Tech University
  • University of North Texas
  • University of Texas
  • University of Texas at Arlington
  • University of Texas at El Paso
  • West Texas A&M University


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