Westlands Water District actively engages the community with educational activities to increase awareness of water issues and foster relationships with schools and organizations within the District area.
Westlands awards ten scholarships annually to seniors from ten local west side high schools who are planning on attending an accredited post-secondary education program, including two-year or four-year college or university. Graduating seniors from Avenal High School, Coalinga High School, Firebaugh High School, Hanford Joint Union School District High Schools, Lemoore High School, Mendota High School, Riverdale High School, and Tranquillity High School are eligible to apply. The winners are selected through an application process and essay. Each winner receives $1,000 paid in their name for the accredited educational program of their choice.
2022 Scholarship application deadline is May 22, 2022.
All applications and all required attachments, described above, must be delivered, emailed, or postmarked by 11:59 pm on the deadline indicated above. Late applications will not be accepted. If you have any questions, please contact Public Affairs at email@example.com.
Tours and Events
As part of its comprehensive water education program, Westlands also hosts interactive tours of the west side and participates in several community events. To enhance the public’s awareness of agricultural and water-related issues, Westlands Water District provides informational presentations. These presentations provide a public service to the community and help establish open communication between Westlands and local schools and organizations.
Interested in receiving a tour of the District? Contact the public affairs office at firstname.lastname@example.org or (559) 241-6233