The Joseph D. Rouse Scholarship for Professional Excellence & Integrity

In Memoriam

The career of Dr. Joseph D. Rouse, Professor of Water Resources and Environmental Engineering and member of the faculty of the Water and Environmental Research Institute of the Western Pacific, University of Guam, from 2011 to 2019 epitomized the values of competence and integrity in professional science and engineering.  Dr. Rouse’s contributions to the University of Guam included leading its graduate Environmental Science Program, teaching and advising environmental science students in course work and thesis research, and voluntarily assisting the new School of Engineering in developing its curricula, recruiting its faculty, and securing accreditation.  It is fitting, therefore, that the University establish this scholarship to honor Dr. Rouse’s memory and preserve his legacy as a role model for new environmental scientists and engineers whose careers are beginning with their education and training at the University of Guam.

His family has expressed a desire to establish the Joseph D. Rouse Scholarship for Professional Excellence and Integrity in loving memory of Dr. Rouse and his work. Family and friends may make a contribution here to go towards funding this scholarship. 

The UOG Endowment Foundation extends our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Dr. Rouse, and thanks them for their generosity.

For more information, and to make donations, please contact us at (671)735-2957 or

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