Environmental Studies Scholarship Info

Here is a great scholarship opportunity I just got via email. The deadline is coming up fast, but the application may not be all that involved. Check it out! — Mike

The Friends of Volo Bog offer
Two $1,000 Scholarships to Environmental Studies Students
Application Deadline:  March 31st, 2012
Find application at www.FriendsofVoloBog.org

The Friends of Volo Bog are offering an Entering College scholarship and a Continuing College scholarship, for $1,000 each, to outstanding students interested in pursuing an environmental career.

To be eligible for the Entering College scholarship the applicant must reside in Lake, McHenry, Kane, Cook, DuPage, Kendall, or Will County, attend a high school in one of these counties, have a minimum B average for the first three years, and plan to attend an accredited college or university.  The applicant should be planning to enter a career directly related to preserving the environment.

To be eligible for the Continuing College scholarship the applicant must be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university, pursing a degree directly related to preserving the environment, have a permanent residence in Lake, McHenry, Kane, Cook, DuPage, Kendall, or Will County, have graduated from a high school from one of these counties with a minimum B average, and currently hold a minimum B average in their college studies.

Applications are due by March 31st each year for the following school year to begin in fall. Application packets are available at www.FriendsofVoloBog.org and also for pick up at Volo Bog State Natural Area, 28478 W. Brandenburg Road, Ingleside, IL.

Volo Bog State Natural Area is an Illinois Department of Natural Resources site located on Brandenburg Road in Ingleside, Illinois, west of Highway 12 between State Highway 120 and 134. Friends of Volo Bog is a not-for-profit 501c3 membership organization, dedicated to the preservation of the area’s natural heritage, maintenance of site facilities, and advancement of educational programming at Volo Bog State Natural Area.

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