Bob Basolo Scholarship Award

Application deadline has been extended to October 1, 2021.

About the Award

Southwest Chemical Company & Restaurant Supply of Lawton, Oklahoma is offering $1,000 scholarship through the RSC Foundation for use at the Oklahoma Environmental Training Center (OETC). The scholarship is open to applicants 18 and older (or 17 and graduating from high school in 2021). Applications are available as you scroll down further. The deadline for submission is October 1, 2021. Candidates will be selected by a Committee made up of leaders and instructors from the water and wastewater industry. 

Why would I want a career in water?

Water is one of our most precious natural resources, and you can learn how to be one of the every day heroes that keeps it clean and plentiful, quietly protecting the health and continued life of our communities while maintaining crucial utilities.

But there’s more . . .Water careers offer:


  • Short-term training preparation
    1. 9 Days of Class
    2. 2 Tests
    3. 1 Prep Day
  • Competitive entry-level salaries
  • High demand jobs that carry job security
  • Advancement opportunities
  • New technologies that have transformed former image of this industry

For more information, please contact Ms. Cindy Mikeman, Executive Director of the RSC Foundation at 405.736.0315.

The award covers all costs associated with the following career training:

Entry Level D Water & D Wastewater Classes (4 days)

Testing Fee for D Water & Wastewater Certification (Minimum certification to enter workforce)

Entry Level C Lab Water or Wastewater Class (4 days)

    • Provides an additional credential and gives recipient an edge in recruitment possibilities

Testing Fee for C Lab Water or Wastewater Certification

Job Prep Services

    • Resume’ Writing Skills
    • Interviewing Skills
    • Dress for Success & Other Important Tips

Direct Recruitment Assistance from OETC Program

How do I apply?

Complete the application and submit it by October 1, 2021, to Rachel Jones in any of the following manners:

Oklahoma Environmental Training Center
ATTN: Rachel Jones
Rose State College
6420 SE 15th Street
Midwest City, OK 73110

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