Congratulations to Amanda Bryan and Maura Myles of Buckingham and Jordan Newman of Cumberland for being selected as the District's 2021 Scholarship Recipients.
Each year, two $1,000 scholarships are awarded to applicants in Buckingham and two in Cumberland County, on behalf of the Peter Francisco Soil and Water Conservation District. These scholarships are one-year scholarship and previous applicants will need to reapply each year. Applicants should demonstrate an active interest in conservation.
Purpose: To promote the education of Virginia citizens in technical fields with natural resource conservation and environmental protection. To give financial support to students majoring in or showing a strong desire to major in a course curriculum related to natural resource conservation and/or environmental studies.
Qualifications: Individual applicants must be a full-time student enrolled in or who have applied to a college freshman level or undergraduate level curriculum. Applicants shall document a class ranking in the top 20% of his or her graduating class or a 3.0 or greater Grade Point Average or appropriate equivalent of individual scholastic achievement. The applicant’s most recent official high school or college transcript must accompany the application. A copy of a school transcript will not be accepted.