Scholarship for NJ College Students

EDWARD R. HALL/ROBERT R. HANNA SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT
The objective of the scholarship is to acknowledge students for their academic and personal accomplishments in the field of conservation and/or natural resources.

ELIGIBILITY
The applicant must:
1.be a full-time student in good standing at any New Jersey accredited university/college, or a resident of New Jersey attending any accredited out-of-state university/college; and
2.have successfully completed, or will complete by the award date, at least two semesters of study;and
3.be 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.

AMOUNT OF SCHOLARSHIP
A $1,000 Scholarship will be awarded in memory of Edward R. Hall and Robert R. Hanna.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 6, 2019

HOW TO APPLY:
Mail the completed application form, the current university/college transcript, a list of clubs and/or organizations related to conservation and natural resources, a one-page essay that states your qualification, a list of experiences related to conservation and/or natural resources, and a list of two references with complete contact information to the address below:

FIRMAN E. BEAR CHAPTER, SWCS
C/O USDA-NRCS
220 DAVIDSON AVE, 4TH FLOOR
SOMERSET, NJ 08873

The application must be postmarked by May 6, 2019. The award will be announced by May 30, 2019.

NJSWCS Scholarship Application

Undergraduate Survey

The Trammell Urban Ecology Lab is seeking UD students, staff, and faculty to participate in an online survey about trees on the University of Delaware campus. The survey should take approximately 10 minutes of your time and your responses are anonymous. The survey will be open until October 30th, 2018 at 11:59 pm. All participants that finish the survey will be entered in a random drawing for a chance to win a $50 Amazon Gift Card. Please use this link to access the survey.

 

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

 

Garden Club of America Botanical Scholarships

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Summer scholarships in field botany for undergraduate and graduate students

  • A scholarship for graduate study in public horticulture
  • A fellowship to study pollinator decline
  • An award to fund graduate and advanced undergraduate students studying horticulture, conservation, botany, environmental science and landscape design relating to arid landscapes
  • A fellowship in urban forestry
  • An offering in summer environmental studies for residents of New Jersey or non-residents studying in New Jersey
  • A fellowship in ecological restoration
  • Regional scholarships for undergraduates or graduate students who wish to pursue the study of horticulture and related subjects
  • Awards for summer environmental studies to undergraduates following their freshman, sophomore or junior years
  • A scholarship to study the habitat of threatened or endangered native birds of the U.S.
  • A grant for graduate students to conduct field research on biology and management of rare flora
  • A scholarship for undergraduate or graduate students for the study abroad of tropical horticulture and botany
  • A fellowship in garden history and design
  • An internship in garden history and design with a preference given to those who want to intern at the Smithsonian
  • A summer scholarship in medicinal botany primarily for undergraduate students
  • A fellowship in medicinal botany
  • Awards in tropical botany for Ph.D. candidates to pursue independent field study
  • Funding to assist graduate students for field work and research in coastal wetland studies
  • A fellowship in landscape architecture at the American Academy in Rome
  • Scholarships for graduate study in horticulture and landscape architecture in Great Britain

For additional information, email scholarship@gcamerica.org.

White Clay Creek State Park Volunteer and Internship Opportunities

With Spring just around the corner, White Clay Creek State Park is currently looking for volunteer and intern applicants.

Environmental Education Volunteer Opportunities: White Clay Creek State Park

Position: Program Assistant for Elementary Environmental Education for Sand and Soils, Geology, and Ecology
Description:  Assist the naturalists in leading outdoor environmental educations programs for 1-4th graders.
Contact:  barbara.woodford@state.de.us or call (302) 368-6560 to set up volunteer interview.
Commitment:  Volunteers must be available at least 1 weekday per week for April and May
Time:  varies generally 9am-2pm
Currently interviewing for these positions.  Please call 302-368-6560.

For Summer and Fall Internships visit:
http://www.destateparks.com/volunteers/interns/index

In addition Summer Camp job openings will be posted soon.
To check on current job postings in Delaware State Parks visit
http://www.dnrec.delaware.gov/parks/Home/Pages/Employment.aspx

Feel free to email Barbara Woodford: barbara.woodford@state.de.us if you have any questions.