California-Nevada Chapter SWCS

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Scholarships

 

SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT

Objective: The California-Nevada
Chapter, Soil and Water Conservation Society, offers an annual scholarship to
encourage undergraduate students interested in soil and water conservation, to
obtain technical expertise, and to pursue careers in soil and water resources.

Eligibility: Applicants must (1) have
successfully completed two years of study at an accredited college, (2) be enrolled
in an undergraduate curriculum related to soil and water resources, and (3)
have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or better on a 4.0 scale.

Evaluation: Applicants will be ranked
with 50% of the evaluation based on scholarship, 25% based on activities
related to the area of soil and water conservation including membership in
professional societies with special emphasis on
SWCS, and 25% on demonstrated need.
The Chairman of the SWCS Scholarship committee will submit the
applications to the committee members and upon consensus, will forward recommendations
to the Chapter Executive Council for final evaluation and make the selection of
the awardees.

Award: A scholarship of $1000.00
will be awarded before the Fall Semester/Quarter of the 2017-2018 school year.

How to Apply: Send completed application
with supporting materials to the address below, postmarked by March 11, 2017

California-Nevada SWCS
Scholarship Committee

 

Tina Vander Hoek

USDA-NRCS

65 MAIN St. ST STE 108

Templeton CA 93465-8703

Click here to download a PDF version of the Scholarship Application

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