Scholarship Offered to New Jersey College Students

A $500 scholarship will be awarded this summer to a New Jersey student majoring in natural resource conservation, environmental science or a related field of study, announced the Firman E. Bear Chapter of the Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS). The Edward R. Hall/Robert R. Hanna Scholarship is awarded annually to acknowledge NJ college students for their academic and personal accomplishments in the field of conservation and/or natural resources.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 30, 2018 postmark

To qualify for the scholarship, an applicant must be:
• a full-time student in good standing at any New Jersey accredited university/college, or a New Jersey resident attending any accredited out-of-state university/college; and
• an undergraduate enrolled in a curriculum related to natural resources, including but not limited to: agriculture, agronomy, conservation, ecology, environmental science, fisheries, forestry, geography, journalism, plant science, soil science, and/or wildlife. Other areas related to conservation may also qualify; and
• have successfully completed at least two semesters of study.

TO APPLY: Go to to download application form, complete and postmark by April 30, 2018 and mail to:

Firman E. Bear Chapter, SWCS
220 Davidson Ave, 4th floor
Somerset, NJ 08873

The scholarship winner will be announced by June 15, 2018.

Firman E. Bear is the New Jersey Chapter of the Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS). Mission: The Soil and Water Conservation Society fosters the development and application of science- based policies and practices for managing soil, water, and related natural resources in order to achieve sustainability.

Trevose Horticultural Society 2018 Scholarship Program

Trevose Horticultural Society
2018 Scholarship Program
Application Deadline March 15, 2018




The Trevose Horticultural Society will be awarding a One Thousand Five Hundred dollar ($1,500.) scholarship to the successful applicant, selected by the Scholarship Committee, following review of applications and other required documentation, received by March 15, 2018. An applicant must be a currently enrolled college or university student majoring in:  Horticulture, Floriculture, Landscape Architecture, Conservation Forestry, Botany, Agronomy, Plant Pathology, Environmental Ecology, City Planning, Land Management, Farming or related subjects.

  • Applicants must be a US Citizen or Permanent Legal Resident of the United States.
  • Undergraduate students must be enrolled for a minimum of 12 graded hours.
  • Graduate Students must be enrolled for a minimum of 9 graded hours

The application must include:

  • Scholarship Application Form
  • Financial Aid Form
  • Transcript of Grades provided by the Dean’s Office, it does not need                       be a “sealed” transcript
  • A letter not to exceed one (1) typed page from the applicant stating:              career goals, practical experience in the field of study, personal              background.
  • Additionally, you are encouraged but not required to include any letters of recommendation from academic or employment sources


CHURCHVILLE, PA 18966-1426

Notice of scholarship award will be sent to all applicants by
March 26, 2018.

THS Financial Need Form

THS Application Form

Syngenta Agricultural Scholarship – Deadline: May 25

The Syngenta Agricultural Scholarship program, is open to eligible university students pursuing bachelor’s or master’s degrees in crop-related disciplines. You may apply by submitting a 750- to 1,000-word essay on the chosen topic (more information on the essay topic can be found on the Syngenta Agricultural Scholarship website) to compete for a portion of $20,000 in available awards to help grow your future. The application deadline is May 25, 2018.

If this sounds like a scholarship you’re interested in applying for, please visit the Syngenta Agricultural Scholarship website where you can find more information and apply via an online form.

If you have any questions about the scholarship, please feel free to contact Michael Johnson at G&S Business Communications. Michael may be reached at or (919) 870-5718.

Good luck!

UD Appellate Board Opportunity

The Office of Student Conduct is currently recruiting students to apply for the 2018-2019 Appellate Board.

The student Appellate Board members will have the opportunity to join UD faculty and staff to assist in creating an impact on the community through their service as the final reviewing body for pending student conduct matters.  This can also allow students to gain valuable critical and analytical thinking skills, improve their time management and professionalism, and learn about civic engagement, ethics and integrity.

Applications are available here, and are due by February 25th.

Please find the UDaily Article for more information.

CANR Seniors: Life after graduation!

There are a lot of things to consider as you prepare for life after graduation, and to help you navigate the transition from being a student to being out in the real world, the UD Young Alumni Network invites you to this semester’s LIFE AFTER UD: SENIOR SERIES events.
This spring, there will be two workshops featuring alumni and community experts on the topics:

Investing In Your Future
Monday, March 12 | 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. | Memorial Hall 127
Make smart financial decisions that will benefit you for years to come.

Relocating After Graduation
Monday, April 23 | 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. | Brown Lab 101
Learn what to do when relocating after graduation and how to stay connected to UD alumni wherever you land.

You must REGISTER HERE—the first 100 students to register will receive the all-inclusive guide to navigating life after college, from dressing for a business meeting to paying taxes and more. Snacks are provided! Walk-ins are permitted if space is available.

ALSO—don’t forget to save the date for the LIFE AFTER UD: GRAD FAIR on April 18-20 at the UD Barnes & Noble Bookstore! Visit to learn more.

Contact Diane Wikso AS10, 12M at with any questions.