Monday, February 20, 2017

Stonycreek Conemaugh River Improvement Project $500 Student Scholarship

The Stonycreek Conemaugh River Improvement Project will be awarding a $500 student scholarship to a worthy student for the academic year.  The deadline to submit applications is March 30.
Eligible applicants must either be a dues-paying SCRIP member or the child of a SCRIP member [Click Here to become a SCRIP member]; must reside in one of the counties in the Kiski-Conemaugh Watershed-- Armstrong, Cambria, Indiana, Somerset or Westmoreland counties; and be in an accredited environmental field of study at a Pennsylvania college or university.
Award notification will be no later than April 30, 2017.  Award check will be sent directly to the Financial Aid Office at the college or university.  
Award recipient will be required to inform SCRIP of his or her personal academic achievements, graduation and future career plans in article form for publication in the SCRIP newsletter.  This information will be used to assist with promotion of any future SCRIP scholarship awards.
The application should contain these three parts:
-- Part I- A cover sheet with the following information: name, mailing address, email address, phone number, college or university attending, year and course of study
-- Part II- A typed statement, double-spaced, 12 pt font size, no longer than two pages explaining applicant’s professional goals, how the course of study will meet those goals and any involvement to date in the field.
-- Part III- A copy of applicant’s  latest transcript
Please send applications to: SCRIP, Scholarship 2017, P.O. Box 164, Windber, PA  15963.  Questions should be directed to: Melissa Reckner, SCRIP Secretary by sending email to:
For more information on programs, initiatives and upcoming events, visit the Stonycreek Conemaugh River Improvement Project website.

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