Water Resources Engineering

Hydrology (from Greek: ὕδωρ, "hýdōr" meaning "water"; and λόγος, "lógos" meaning "study") is the scientific study of the movement, distribution, and quality of water on Earth and other planets, including the water cycle, water resources and environmental watershed sustainability. A practitioner of hydrology is a hydrologist, working within the fields of earth or environmental science, physical geography, geology or civil and environmental engineering. Using various analytical methods and scientific techniques, they collect and analyze data to help solve water related problems such as environmental preservation, natural disasters, and water management.

Hydrology subdivides into surface water hydrology, groundwater hydrology (hydrogeology), and marine hydrology. Domains of hydrology include hydrometeorology, surface hydrology, hydrogeology, drainage-basin management and water quality, where water plays the central role.

Oceanography and meteorology are not included because water is only one of many important aspects within those fields.

Hydrological research can inform environmental engineering, policy and planning.

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Matching Water Resources Engineering Colleges

University of Nevada-Reno
Four or more years; Public; $20,766 average out-state tuition; $6,885 average in-state tuition
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Four or more years; Public; $24,986 average out-state tuition; $12,800 average in-state tuition
University of New Mexico-Main Campus
Four or more years; Public; $20,550 average out-state tuition; $5,961 average in-state tuition
Villanova University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $50,554 average out-state tuition; $50,554 average in-state tuition
University of Delaware
Four or more years; Public; $31,860 average out-state tuition; $11,870 average in-state tuition
Oregon State University
Four or more years; Public; $27,735 average out-state tuition; $9,075 average in-state tuition
Gateway Technical College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $5,949 average out-state tuition; $3,966 average in-state tuition

Scholarships for Water Resources Engineering Majors

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ASEE/NSF Small Business Postdoctoral Research Diversity Fellowship

American Society for Engineering Education

Up to $75,000 Varies See Details

ASEE/NSF Small Business Postdoctoral Research Diversity Fellowship

American Society for Engineering Education

award

Up to $75,000

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U.S. to Australia Fellowship

American Australian Association

Up to $40,000 October 15, 2020 See Details

U.S. to Australia Fellowship

American Australian Association

award

Up to $40,000

deadline

October 15, 2020
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Emmy Noether Award

Joe W. and Dorothy Dorsett Brown Foundation

$25,000 May 08, 2020 See Details

Emmy Noether Award

Joe W. and Dorothy Dorsett Brown Foundation

award

$25,000

deadline

May 08, 2020
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Air Force ROTC Express Scholarship

University of Iowa

$15,000 Varies See Details

Air Force ROTC Express Scholarship

University of Iowa

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$15,000

deadline

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Mas Family Scholarship

Mas Family Scholarships

Up to $10,000 Varies See Details

Mas Family Scholarship

Mas Family Scholarships

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Up to $10,000

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FIRST Scholarship - University of Advancing Technology

FIRST

$10,000 May 15, 2020 See Details

FIRST Scholarship - University of Advancing Technology

FIRST

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$10,000

deadline

May 15, 2020
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Engineering Program Scholarship - Elon University

Elon University

$7,000 Varies See Details

Engineering Program Scholarship - Elon University

Elon University

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$7,000

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Barry Goldwater Scholarship

Idaho State University

Up to $7,000 Varies See Details

Barry Goldwater Scholarship

Idaho State University

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Up to $7,000

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Environmental Engineering Advantage Scholarship - University of Montana, Montana Tech

University of Montana at Montana Tech

$6,700 Varies See Details

Environmental Engineering Advantage Scholarship - University of Montana, Montana Tech

University of Montana at Montana Tech

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$6,700

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Montana Minds Scholarship - University of Montana, Montana Tech

University of Montana at Montana Tech

$6,000 Varies See Details

Montana Minds Scholarship - University of Montana, Montana Tech

University of Montana at Montana Tech

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$6,000

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