Published: Dec. 27, 2019

The Colorado Groundwater Association is announcing the availability of the 2019 Harlan Erker Memorial Scholarship.  One or more scholarships of up to $2,000 will be awarded in April 2020.  The scholarship is open to graduate students and senior undergraduates (as of fall 2020) currently attending an accredited college or university in Colorado.  

To Apply:

  1. Submit an original letter detailing your proposed research or independent study project.  Topics must involve some aspect of ground water science or engineering.  Please discuss how the scholarship funds will be used to enhance your work.
  2. Submit an official transcript of grades and proof of enrollment (scanned copies acceptable) and contact information for either your advisor or a faculty member familiar with your studies.


Application Deadline:

April 3, 2020

Award Notification Date: 

April 17, 2020

Student’s Research Progress Report Due:

January 2021

Student’s Project Presentation Date:

May - June 2021

Please submit all application materials via the email listed below:


Mark Hutson

Scholarship Committee Chair


Disbursement of funds:

  • 50% installment upon award
  • 25% installment midway through project upon receipt of progress report
  • 25% installment upon presentation of project at a CGWA meeting