CASFM Scholarships

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The Colorado Association of Stormwater and Floodplain Managers has scholarships available for students pursuing degrees that fit with the aims and goals of the association. Since we began our scholarship program in 2002, CASFM has awarded more than $55,000 to students in Colorado. Click on the links below to find more information about each scholarship.

Scholarship Committee Chair

Jacob James P.E, CFM  
Town of Parker
20120 E. Mainstreet
Parker, CO 80138
(303) 840-9546

The CASFM-Ben Urbonas Scholarship is awarded to a graduate level student studying in a field closely related to the goals of CASFM. Examples include hydrology, hydraulics, watershed management, floodplain management, stormwater management, stormwater quality, emergency response, meteorology and climatology. This scholarship was established in 2002 as the CASFM Scholarship. It was renamed to the CASFM Ben Urbonas Scholarship in 2008 to honor its namesake for his more than 30 years of service to both Colorado and the Nation with his pioneering work in the fields of Stormwater Quality and Floodplain Management.

The CASFM Family Scholarship is a new scholarship for 2013-14 and is funded by private constributions. This scholarship is awarded to either an undergraduate or graduate student whose field of study is closely related to the goals of CASFM. Examples include Engineering; Earth Sciences; Landscape Architecture; City/Urban Planning; Environmental Sciences; Computer Science; Architecture; Mathematics; Emergency Management; or Education.

The CASFM-UWRI Scholarship is funded by the Urban Watersheds Research Institute (UWRI) and is awarded to an undergraduate student in the field of Civil Engineering enrolled in an ABET accredited College or University in the state of Colorado. (This scholarship has not been funded this year, but the link is here for reference)


Additional Engineering scholarship links can be found on the American Council of Engineering Companies of Colorado website.