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.

Applications for the  2022 scholarship are now closed.  Our 2023 scholarship application will be available in January.