Nicodemus Wilderness Project
The author of the top Apprentice Ecologist essay will receive an $850 scholarship; the scholarship is awarded annually and is non-renewable. The authors of the top ten essays will each receive a large canvas tote bag (made in the U.S.A. with 100 percent certified organic cotton) printed with the Nicodemus Wilderness Project's logo.
Three scholarships offered annually.
Judging criteria for environmental projects includes: hours volunteered, number of participants, project results, size of project area, and project essay. The age of the student(s) will be taken into account when judging projects.
In order to apply for this scholarship, students must complete an environmental project. Students have three options for the project: trash cleanup; planting native trees; or a free-form project (poss ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.