Ben Meadows Natural Resource Scholarships. Application Deadline is June 30, 2014!
Ben Meadows Natural Resource Scholarships

Scholarships will be administered through the Society of American Foresters (SAF). All scholarship hopefuls must be enrolled in an SAF-accredited (or non-SAF accredited) or SAF-candidate curriculum as a junior or senior enrolled in a natural resource program working toward a bachelor of arts or science degree, which includes, but not limited to, agro forestry, urban forestry, environmental studies, natural resource management, natural resource recreation, wildlife management, wood science and fisheries management.

AWARD
  • There will be two scholarships awarded in the amounts of $2,500 each. Ben Meadows is looking for students who stand out in achievement or leadership. Each award will be presented separately based upon acceleration in one of these qualifications. Awards are judged on the criteria shown below.
  • Only one scholarship will be granted per person.
  • Awards will be made payable to a specified educational organization that the winning awardee chooses and that amount shall be used for qualified tuition and related expenses. Qualified tuition and related expenses are tuition and fees required for enrollment and fees, books, supplies, and equipment required for courses of instruction at the educational organization.
  • Awards are to be granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, gender, sexual preference or disability.
BASIS OF SELECTION

Basic Requirements for Both Scholarships

a) Applicant must be entering junior or senior status during the year the scholarship is to be provided.
b) Applicant must provide one letter of recommendation from educational superior, such as professor, teacher, or advisor.

Judging Criteria for the Academic Achievement Scholarship

a) List of clubs, activities, and years involved.
b) Summary or list of accomplishments relating to your field of study.
c) Essay of 300 words or less how these achievements have helped you grow individually and expand your interest in your field of study.
d) Cumulative GPA must be 3.2 or higher on a 4.0 scale.

Judging Criteria for the Leadership Scholarship

a) List of leadership roles, clubs, and years involved.
b) Summary of involvement and projects within leadership roles relating to your field of study
c) Essay of 300 words or less how these leadership roles have helped you grow individually and expand your interest in your field of study.
d) GPA must be 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale

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Find out more about last years winners here