Environmental Science Scholarship 2018

Criteria

Applicant must attend a high school within the 23 counties of Western North Carolina.


Academics:

  • Submit official verification of a GPA of 3.0 or better and acceptance at a 4 year accredited school with environmental science degree offerings.

Potential for Future Success - Submit three or more letters of recommendation, as follows:

  • Character: A personal recommendation from a community member
  • Perseverance: A recommendation from someone who can provide evidence of your ability to overcome challenges, see a project through to completion
  • Commitment to Environmental Conservation: A recommendation from someone who has seen you contribute time, energy and ideas in support of environmental conservation prior to high school graduation.

Number of Awards in 2018:

  • One $1,000 award to assist an individual with tuition, books or on campus expenses.
  • Two $500 awards to individuals to assist with books and/or other on campus expenses.


Scholarship benefits shall be paid by the Price Alliance directly to the educational institution selected by the scholarship recipient in a onetime payment. Checks will be made co-payable to educational institution and the student.

Thanks to the generosity of our local sponsors and donors, Water Cookies, Inc. has achieved our 2017 goal of being able to offer scholarships to assist students from Western North Carolina pursuing college degrees in Environmental Science to achieve their goals!


As this is the first time we’re able to offer scholarship assistance, our timeline is tight, and our application format is simple.

 


Applicant Profile

Complete the Applicant Profile Below and Submit Supporting Data by Mail or Email. Be sure your name and phone number are on all pages submitted. Mail to: The Price Alliance, 33 Chestnut Ridge Road, Mills River, NC 28759. Applications should be postmarked no later than November 30, 2018.


Semi-Finalists will be notified and invited to interview with the Board of Directors by February 31, 2019.
Scholarship Winners will be notified by April 30, 2019.

Questions? Contact Helen Price, watercookiesinc@gmail.com, 843-338-8981