Garden Club of America Scholarships

The Garden Club of America funds 28 scholarships, which provides over $330,000 in financial aid to qualified students.  The GCA funds studies and research in the following areas: forestry to applied plant sciences to ecology and evolutionary biology, landscape architecture, and horticulture.  To learn more about the GCA scholarships, requirements, and deadlines visit their website: GCA Scholarships

 

Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc. College Scholarship Program

DPI is pleased to announce the opening of its 2018 Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc. College Scholarship Program. Undergraduate and graduate scholarships are available in the amount of $1,500 or more. Applications must be completed and received at the following address on or before 4:30 p.m. on April 2, 2018: DPI College Scholarship Program, 16686 County Seat Highway, Georgetown, DE 19947-4881. Late, incomplete, or handwritten applications will not be considered.

Undergraduate applicants must be a Delmarva resident and a student in good standing at any accredited, degree-granting institution in the United States or in the case of graduating high school seniors, accepted to an accredited, degree-granting institution within the United States. Individuals must have an academic major in a subject area relevant to Delmarva’s chicken industry and be planning a career in a segment of this industry. An academic transcript must accompany each application.

Graduate student applicants must meet the above criteria, with the exception of Delmarva residency. In addition, the individual must be engaged in research that could positively benefit Delmarva’s chicken industry.

To download complete instructions, requirements and application forms due on or before 4:30 p.m. on April 2, 2018 for both the undergraduate and graduate scholarships, visit our website: Delmarva Poultry Industry.

Scholarships Available

The Farm Credit Foundation for Agricultural Advancement is giving away another ten $10,000 scholarships for students who are planning to pursue a career in agriculture.

Applications are being accepted now through January 12, 2018. All applicants must reside within MidAtlantic Farm Credit’s territory, a map of which can be found here.

For more information check out FCFoundationforAg.org. A sample application is available for reference.

Extension Scholars 2018

University of Delaware Cooperative Extension is excited to announce the 2018 Extension Scholars summer internship.  There are 12 internship positions available this summer for students in the areas of Nutrition/Education, 4-H Youth Development, and Agriculture and Natural Resources.

Students may access information on the Cooperative Extension home page and scroll down to click on the Extension Scholars quick link.  Or visit the direct link here: http://extension.udel.edu/blog/student-internship-with-university-of-delaware-ud-cooperative-extension/ .

The deadline for applications is December 20, 2017.  Internships will be announced on February 15, 2017.

2018 Delaware State Parks Internship Program

Academic and career-focused positions available statewide for all seasons.
www.destateparks.com/internship

ALL MAJORS Welcome!
There are more opportunities in Delaware State Parks than meets the eye

In addition to Parks and Recreation, fields include:
• Education
• Early Childhood
• History
• Management
• Business
• Administration
• Conservation
• Theater
• Animal Care
• Biology
Among many others

Available Positions Include
• Environmental Educators
• Outdoor Day-Camp Counselors
• Historical Interpreters
• Collections Management
• Facility/Hospitality Management
• Environmental Conservation
• Park Management
• Program Management
• Rock Climbing
• Historical/Environmental Research
• Costumed Historical Educators
• Youth Conservation Corps Leader
• Zoo Education
• Zoo Keeper/Animal Care

BENEFITS:
Stipend available for most positions
Hands-on learning experience working with field experts
Housing available at no fee (limited – apply early!)
Free admission to all state parks and most state park activities
Outstanding training

To view the full list of current positions and to apply please visit www.destateparks.com/internship

For more information, please contact Delaware State Parks’ Intern Office
302-739-9183 * DNREC_HelpYourPark@state.de.us