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The Barona Sustainable Environment Scholarship was established by the Barona Band of Mission Indians and Barona Resort & Casino to assist students who are pursuing careers in the horticulture, turf grass management, natural resources, or environmental sciences industries.

The program seeks out students who have a passion for the environment and the drive to create a sustainable future.

Four finalists will each receive a $1,000 scholarship. Scholarships will be awarded based on the student’s application, references, and recommendations. Based on the personal interview, one of the four finalists will receive an additional $1,000.

Applicants must:

  • Be studying horticulture studies, turf grass management, natural resources management, environmental sciences or related field
  • Attend a two or more year accredited college or university located in Southern California
  • Be a legal resident of the United States.
  • Be a full-time student with a minimum of 12 credits per semester and an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher

Deadline July 15, 2010

For more information or to apply, click here.

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Sustainability Scholarship

The Windstar Foundation was co-founded by John Denver and Thomas Crum, and hopes “to inspire individuals to make responsible choices and take direct personal actions to achieve a peaceful and environmentally sustainable future.” sustainability scholarship

If you are a student studying in an area of sustainability or environmental studies, apply for The Windstar Environmental Studies Scholarship Program. This year the scholarships they are giving out include:

  • two $500 scholarships to undergraduates entering their junior or senior year of college
  • one $1,000 scholarship for graduate students entering their second year of graduate school

Requirements:

  • Applicant must be a U.S student enrolled in an accredited U.S. college or university, and must be majoring in Environmental Studies, Environmental Engineering, or another area focused on environmental studies
  • Applicant must have a college GPA of 3.0 or better in the field of their major
  • Undergraduate applicants must be entering their junior or senior year of college
  • Graduate student applicants must be entering their second year of graduate school

Application Process:

  • Deadline is June 1, 2010
  • Applicants must submit the following items by email:
    • Application form found on the Windstar Foundation website
    • A 500 word essay. The essay must be on an environmental issue that is of concern to the applicant, and it must describe the personal actions the applicant has taken relative to the issue.
    • Copy of college transcripts (including all college courses completed)

For more  information visit the Windstar Foundation website.

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