As the market leader in America's #1 salt free water softener, Pelican Water seeks to support the next generation of leaders and innovators with our college scholarship contest. Our "go green" initiative has led to the development of environmentally-friendly water softening systems that save energy while eliminating harmful salt and chemical discharge. We're looking for students who display integrity, passion, and a commitment to excellence - the same principles that have guided our business since 1972. Together, we can find sustainable solutions to protect our world's most important resource.


Deadline: April 15th, 2016 - Winners Being Selected
Upcoming Deadline: October 15th, 2016
Following Deadline: April 15th, 2017
Level: Undergraduate or Graduate
Occurs: Bi-annually
Applicants: Must be legal US residents, must be currently enrolled full-time at an accredited university in the US

Three runner-up recipients will receive a free counter top drinking filter and 4 sport bottles as a prize


Essay: The water crisis in Flint, Michigan recently put a spotlight on our national lead problem. What are some ways to help spread the word about the dangers of lead in America's water supply and how this water crisis is not just limited to Flint?

Transcripts: High School Graduate (or equivalent): 3.5 or higher cumulative GPA or University: 3.5 or higher cumulative GPA

Reference: One letter of recommendation

Submit applications (and all associated materials) to submissions@pelicanwater.com

Selection Criteria

Applications with persistent spelling or grammatical errors will not be considered.

By submitting an entry, applicants acknowledge that they have read and agree to the full terms and conditions of the scholarship.

Help Us Congratulate Our 2015 Winners

Zhang W.
University of Oklahoma
Kanagy J.
Eastern Mennonite University
Uzzo A.
Mount Saint Joseph Academy

Help Us Congratulate Our Past Winners

Shuman K.
St. Mary's College of Maryland
Chen V.
University of Washington, Bothell
Newell H.
Western Washington University