This scholarship is for a graduating senior who will be attending an accredited university, community college or vocational education program in the United States and plans to get a degree in the field of natural resources, environmental science or a related field. Any senior who meets the qualifications is eligible for this scholarship award.

We are currently able to offer one $1000 scholarship to the student who shows the greatest interest and ability to make a difference towards conservation and environmental protection/restoration. Criteria include a history of taking related classes in those fields, volunteer or service work related to the environment, GPA and academic achievements, financial need and commitment to a degree in natural resources or environmental sciences.

The scholarship will be awarded at your schools awards night. Applicants should include the following:
● Completed application
● Official high school transcript
● Essay (details below)
● One letter of recommendation from a teacher or local community leader.
● Copy of your Student Aid Report (SAR) from your FAFSA submission.

Please email or call Sue Nikolai at or 970-306-6621 with questions. The deadline for applications is April 16, 2021. We will contact you for an interview. Any information contained in this application is strictly confidential and will only be used by the Land & Rivers Fund Scholarship Committee to determine scholarship award recipients.

Thank you for your interest in letting us help you achieve your educational goals!
– The Land & Rivers Fund Scholarship Committee