Student Member Benefits


Actively engaging in AWRA will benefit your career.

Become a Member

AWRA conducts regular audits of students and postdoctoral fellows and may, at any time, contact these individuals to request verification of their eligibility. Continued eligibility is based on an individual’s ability to provide suitable documentation.

Journal of the American Water Resources Association (JAWRA)

Research is easier with unlimited access to all current and back issues of our multidisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal.

  • 35% off on all Wiley books: Whether expanding your library, or keeping current on the science in our field, this discount will help you save!

Multiple Scholarships

Each year we offer $7,000 or more in scholarships to student members who are enrolled in a program related to water resources.

Featuring an online forum for students and an open forum for all members, there is a place for everyone and every conversation.

Membership Directory features a robust search engine containing the name and contact information for each AWRA member.

Career Center

Partnered with the Engineering & Science Career Network, our Career Center offers: resume writing, career coaching, and more.

Technical Committee Membership

Six technical committees offering opportunities to participate in conferences and webinars, as well as create reports, white papers and policy statements.

Water Resources IMPACT magazine

Containing diverse, solution-oriented articles, IMPACT is another venue to publish your work! Members receive unlimited access to all current and archived issues.

Conference Registration Discounts

AWRA’s conferences have earned a reputation as the most diverse and inclusive conferences in water resources. Members receive exclusive discounts.

Avis/Budget Car Rental Discount

Enjoy special member rates, considerable value-added discounts and the latest in technology, products and services.


A highly rated benefit, our webinar program offers 10-12 webinars per year (+PDH credits) and an extensive archive of webinar recordings and presentation slides.


If you actively engage in our community, your career and organization will benefit. We offer multiple opportunities for engagement via conferences, social media, webinars, committees and publications.