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Water District to Sponsor Scholarship Contest (January 29, 2024)

Vista Irrigation District invites local high school seniors to compete for scholarships from the district.  Up to six scholarships may be awarded in amounts ranging from $1,000 to $3,000. The purpose of the scholarship program is to encourage students to learn more about how water related issues influence our daily lives.

Students who compete for a scholarship must complete an essay and provide a personal statement related to their background and/or goals.  Selection criteria also includes community involvement or volunteer service and letters of recommendation from high school faculty.

Students may download an application package from, or contact Brent Reyes at (760) 597-3107 or by email at to have the materials sent to them.  Applications are also available through high school counseling offices.  Applications must be received via e-mail or at the district office by 4:00 PM on Friday, February 23, 2024.  Eligible students must live or go to school within the Vista Irrigation District’s service area.

Vista Irrigation District is a public agency governed by an elected five-member board.  The district provides water service to more than 130,000 people in the city of Vista, and portions of San Marcos, Escondido, Oceanside, and unincorporated areas of the county of San Diego.

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