BOSTON - The International Desalination Association (IDA) is now accepting applications for the 2020-21 Dr. K. C. Channabasappa Memorial Scholarship, with final applications due June 15.

To be eligible for the award, applicants must have graduated from an accredited university in science or engineering. Moreover, the applicant must prove admission to an MSc or PhD program of studies in water purification technology. All applicants must be members of IDA.  

To apply, applicants must submit their undergraduate and graduate transcripts to IDA, as well as an official statement of purpose, detailing the applicant’s planned career in the desalination and water reuse sector. Applicants should provide four (4) letters of recommendation, one of which must be completed by an IDA member, in addition to the official Dr. K. C. Channabasappa Memorial Scholarship application, located on IDA’s website here. Full details on application requirements can be viewed here. 

Once the application window is closed, all applications will be reviewed by IDA’s Education, Scholarship, and Fellowship Committee, with a final recipient announced no later than August 1, 2020. The recipient will be awarded the scholarship in two installments: the first, upon notification of a successful application; and the second, after IDA has received a mid-term progress report from the student’s academic advisor.