Scholarship Opportunity

The Hoosier Chapter Soil and Water Conservation Society is pleased to announced the 2017 Conservation Scholarship. This scholarship is intended to encourage qualified students (undergrads) to increase their interest in conservation, to obtain technical competence in some area of conservation, and to pursue a career in this area of endeavor.

Eligibility: An applicant for the scholarship must (a) have successfully completed at least two years of study in an Indiana accredited college by August, 2017, (b) have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 (on 4.0 scale), (c) be an undergraduate enrolled in an agricultural or natural resource conservation related curriculum, and (d) be working toward his/her first B.S. degree.

Scholarship applicants will be enrolled in such major courses of study as agronomy, biology, soil science, wildlife management, forestry, geography, and environmental management. Other courses of study related to conservation may also qualify. Previous recipients are not eligible for a second Hoosier Chapter Scholarship.

One $1,000 scholarship will be awarded. Recognition of scholarship recipient and presentation of award will be made at the annual meeting of the Chapter held in Indianapolis, Indiana tentatively on November 10th.

Deadline: Applications for the scholarship may be emailed or sent by regular mail, and must be received by the scholarship selection committee chairman, or postmarked by October 1, 2017.

Application packet here: 2017 Hoosier Chapter SWCS Scholarship

Feel free to contact scholarships@hoosierchapterswcs.org if there are any questions.