30 April 2019




IWSH Essay Scholarship Contest for International Students, 2019 

The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) is inviting applications for the “IWSH Essay Scholarship Contest”. The essay topic is “What can IWSH do to improve sanitation and clean water for those who lack access to a plumbing system?”

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The aim of the competition is to acquaint the uninitiated with the crucial importance the plumbing industry plays in our everyday lives and to introduce students to the global impact of IWSH projects.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Writing.

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

IWSH’s Board of Trustees will select and announce essay contest winners by August 31, 2019.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Students must provide a copy of their current full-time schedule, school transcripts, or acceptance letter with their submission.
  • Participants must be a current high school senior; or enrolled or accepted as a full-time (12 credit hours) student in an accredited technical school, community college, trade school, four-year accredited college or university, or an apprentice program.
  • International students are eligible. Please submit proper school documentation with the essay.

Opportunity Cost


The Sandra Imprescia Essay Scholarship Committee will review essays to determine the top three. Prizes will be awarded as follows:

First Place – one winner

  • $1,000
  • Publication of essay in Official and at IWSH web site.
  • One year IAPMO student membership.

Second Place – one winner

  • $750
  • Publication of essay in Official and at IWSH web site.

Third Place – one winner

  • $500
  • Publication of essay in Official and at IWSH web site.

How to Apply

First Step: Your essay must meet these criteria.

Second Step: Essays MUST be submitted in Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx) format.

Third Step: Essays must be submitted via email to; via fax to 909-472-4241; or USPS to:

International Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Foundation
Attn: Leticia Gallegos, Essay Contest
4755 E. Philadelphia Street
Ontario, CA 91761

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This Scholarship Published by:
Salma Abd El Aziz/ Egypt

Reviewed by”Areeg Salem/ Egypt
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