Congratulations to Amanda Bryan and Brandon Womak of Buckingham and Chase Grubbs and Jesse Sanderson of Cumberland for being selected as the District's 2019 Scholarship Recipients. Click the button below for more information on each recipient.
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.
The guidelines and application for our 2020 scholarship will be posted on our website in January 2020.