2017-2018 Upper Yampa Water Conservancy District
John Fetcher Scholarship Application

The Upper Yampa Water Conservancy District announces the availability of up to two $2,000 John Fetcher Scholarship(s) for students at a public university within the state of Colorado. The CSU Water Center administers the scholarship. The scholarship provides financial assistance for one year to a committed and talented student who is pursuing a water-related career in any major at a public university within the state of Colorado. Preference will be given to

  • Juniors, seniors or masters candidates (with at least one year of studies remaining)
  • Students in a water-related major
  • Residents or former residents of Northwest Colorado
  • Students working on water research in Northwest Colorado

Qualifications: The recipient must be a full-time student enrolled in a water-related major at a public university within the state of Colorado, financial need may be considered, and preference is given to students from Northwest Colorado. The scholarship provides $1,000 support for the 2018 Fall term and $1,000 for the 2019 Spring term.

To Apply: Fill out and submit the application below. The deadline for applications is May 18, 2018. The award will be announced on July 13, 2018.

The Scholarship Committee will evaluate and select the 2018-2019 award recipient for the Upper Yampa Water Conservancy District. The scholarship winner will be required to send a thank you letter to the Upper Yampa Water Conservancy District Board of Directors and offer to attend one board meeting during the scholarship year.

Scholarship Announcement

Personal Information

First name
Last name
U.S. Citizen? Yes
Colorado Resident? Yes

Please provide contact information for both in the summer and in the fall.

Phone--(cell phone preferred)

Summer Phone--
Summer Address

Fall Phone--
Fall Address

Parent Information

Parents Name

School Information

Name of High School
Location of High School (City, State)

Anticipated Graduation Date
Areas of interest in water
Class during 2017-18 (e.g. Junior)
Are you enrolled full-time? Yes

Other Information

Please provide the information of the university faculty or staff member who can provide a recommendation.


List your relevant activities along with offices held, awards, educational plans, and special circumstances.
Provide a brief description (250 words) of your career plans.
List any current scholarships, financial aid, and student loans with the source and amount.

Attach your current resume or CV(Word document or PDF preferred)

By clicking submit I certify that the information contained on this application is accurate and that I am a student in good standing at a public university in Colorado. I hereby authorize the CSU Water Center / Colorado State University to review my academic record as a part of this application.

-Please note that in the selection process you may be asked to provide your unofficial transcript.
-All information must be received by Monday May 18th, 2018 at 5:00 PM (MT) to be considered for the scholarship.
-Applicants will be notified of their status via email by July 13th, 2018.

Submit application (deadline passed)