The Florida Stormwater Association Educational Foundation’s Scholarship Program awards financial assistance to qualified students attending Florida colleges and universities whose educational interest is in stormwater research, management or finance.

Applications are accepted annually from graduate students in colleges or schools of engineering, natural science, public administration (or closely related fields) that have an interest in stormwater quality, management or finance. Eligibility is limited to students in good standing that are enrolled in a graduate program at a Florida college or university.  Beginning in 2018, two scholarships of $2,000 each are awarded annually.

Applications and all supporting materials are due August 3, 2018.  Information on the application process, required backup materials, scoring criteria, etc., may be found on FSAEF's Application Form

Meet the 2017 Scholarship Winner: Emma Lopez-Ponnada!

The FSA Educational Foundation is pleased to announce the 2017 Scholarship winner:  Emma Lopez-Ponnada.  Ms. Lopez-Ponnada is pursuing her PhD in Environmental Engineering at the University of South Florida.  Her research is affiliated with a national EPA Nutrient Management Center study underway at USF and focuses on stormwater and nutrient management, LID technologies/bio-retention systems, and community engagement. The objective of her research is to study and expand the current knowledge of bio retention systems used to manage nitrogen removal from urban stormwater runoff, and reduce such loadings into receiving water bodies in urban coastal areas.

FSA Educational Foundation Vice Chair Joanie Regan, 2017 Scholarship Winner Emma Lopez-Ponnada and FSA President Tiffany Busby