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2023 Scholarship Application now available:  

 Scholarship applications are due by Friday, March 3, 2023


Congratulations to Cooper Fraser, Maura Myles and Tanner Wise  for being selected as the District's 2022 Scholarship Recipients.  Tanner Wise was also selected to receive a $1,000 from VASWCD.

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Cooper Fraser, Virginia Tech

Engineering/Environmental Studies


Maura Myles, Norfolk State

Marine Biology

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Tanner Wise, Virginia Tech

Animal and Poultry Science


Each year,  the District awards up to four $1,000 scholarships to applicants from Buckingham and Cumberland County.  These scholarships are for one year, so previous applicants will need to reapply.  


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 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.

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