Scholarship Guidelines 2017

Shenango River Watchers Scholarship Award Guidelines

Shenango River Watchers has established a scholarship award program for High School Seniors who reside in the Shenango River Watershed of  PA and OH or are members of or volunteer with the Shenango River Watchers.

The Board of Directors has approved this Fund Award Program; therefore, any change to the Fund Award Program must be voted upon at a regular scheduled Board Meeting and a majority vote by the Board Members is required to modify or alter these guidelines.

 Name of Scholarship:

Del Williams Memorial Environmental Scholarship

Number of Awards/Amount1  / $ 1000.00

Notification of Award:    May 4, 2017

Requirements:  Any High School Senior who is entering a four year college and has shown an interest in the preservation or conservation of the environment by volunteering his or her time in a community within the Shenango River Watershed of PA/OH or who resides within the Shenango River Watershed or is a member of or volunteered with the Shenango River Watchers. 

GPA Guidelines:  3.0 or better

Course of Study: Applicant’s course of study does not need to be in an environmental field.

Extracurricular Requirements: Applicants should demonstrate activity in volunteerism or community service above and beyond any local school system requirements.

Application/Due Date: Application must be completed in full and submitted to the Shenango River Watchers office by March 24, 2017

References/Essay: Two letters of recommendation and a 500 word or less environmental interest essay must accompany the application.

Shenango River Watchers Board of Directors:  Will review and select the best candidate for the scholarship award and make the necessary arrangements for the winner to accept the Scholarship.