PSWCS Scholarships Offered For Conservation Education

Published 3:58 pm Thursday, February 21, 2013

Since 2007 the Piedmont Soil and Water Conservation District has awarded a $1000 Conservation Education Scholarship to encourage students to pursue natural resource related careers. Beginning this year, the District will be awarding three scholarships of $1000 to full-time students majoring in, or showing a strong desire to major in a college course curriculum in the technical fields of natural resource conservation and/or environmental protection of natural resources.

Students who apply must be a resident of Amelia, Nottoway and Prince Edward Counties.The Piedmont SWCD scholarship award winner's application is also forwarded to compete for cash awards at the state level.

Application and scholarship information can be obtained at the Piedmont SWCD office by calling 434-392-3792 ext 131 or 108. Application deadline is March 1.

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