The DWRF Kristin Safran College Scholarship

The Drinking Water Research Foundation (DWRF) created the Kristin Safran College Scholarship to honor the memory of former IBWA Board of Directors member Kristin Safran.

Applications must be submitted to DWRF by June 30, 2020 and will be reviewed anonymously. The award recipient will be chosen by a vote of a Selection Committee chaired by Kristin’s husband, Russ Safran. The award winner will be announced on or about August 1, 2020.

The application can be found here

DWRF Kristin Safran College Scholarship:

  • $4,000 scholarship, to be awarded as $1,000 per year for four years.


  1. IBWA members’ employees as well as children/grandchildren of members’ employees.
  2. High school senior or graduate who has not yet attended a college or university
  3. Ranks in the top 20% of their class (2020) or proof of academic excellence
  4. Plans to attend an accredited undergraduate two-year or four-year college/university.

Application Deadline:

  • June 30, 2020


Application, transcripts and letter of recommendation submitted directly to DWRF headquarters via e-mail or mail:

email: Linda Alfakir,  [email protected]

mail:   Kristin Safran College Scholarship

            c/o Drinking Water Research Foundation (DWRF)

            1700 Diagonal Road, Suite 650

            Alexandria, VA 22314

Phone: (703) 683-5213

Fax: (703) 683-4074