Poster Contest

The winning entries advance to the Metropolitan Water District’s regional poster contest where 36 entries will be selected to be featured in MWD’s Water is Life calendar which is distributed to schools and the community. The artwork is also featured in a traveling art show, on MWD outreach materials and will appear on MWD’s website for a week.

Scholar Dollars Program

The Scholar Dollars Program is designed for high school seniors. Students applying for this scholarship are asked to submit an essay  that focuses on climate change and how climate change  impacts droughts and water supplies in California. Furthermore, students are asked to describe how water agencies, cities, counties or the state can tackle these threats to ensure long-term water security for the state.  Click here to view prompt details and eligibility requirements.

Rowland Water District, in collaboration with the Public Water Agencies Group (PWAG) Conservation and Education Team (CET), will award four (4) $1,000 scholarships each school year. Funds will be made payable to the educational institution the student will be attending (upon proof of enrollment). The essay submittal period for this program runs from November to January.

Don’t miss out on your opportunity to win $1,000! Visit for detailed program information and/or to submit your essay.

To verify if you are a student within Rowland Water District’s service area, visit the Education Programs home page.