Vermont Lakes and Ponds Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$500

Awarded

Application Deadline

February 12

Wednesday
Awarded By:

Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC)

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen.
  3. Must be an incoming or current undergraduate or graduate student.
  4. Must enroll on a quarter-time (three credits per term) basis or higher.
  5. Must be a resident of Vermont.
  6. Must seek a degree in environmental studies. Preference is given to students pursuing a degree in an aquatic environmental studies field, such as watershed management, water resources education, and/or limnology.
  7. Must demonstrate academic achievement.
  8. Must demonstrate community involvement and/or service.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This scholarship is open to Vermont undergraduate and graduate students who are seeking a degree in environmental studies; preference is given to students seeking a degree in an aquatic environmental studies field, such as watershed management, water resources education, and/or limnology. Students must demonstrate academic achievement, financial need, and community involvement and/or service.

Application requirements for the Vermont Lakes and Ponds Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Recommendation letters (2)
  • Essay
  • Official Transcript
  • FAFSA
Additional Information: This scholarship is sponsored by the Federation of Vermont Lakes and Ponds, Inc., and was created to encourage and support the study of and careers in aquatic environmental studies, water resources education, and limnology. Applicants must attend an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding, and must demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on application documents, financial need, and academic achievement. There are approximately 48 applicants for this award each year.

Award Amount: $500 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $500.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, February 12

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, February 12

Applications are available from the Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC) website. Applications may be completed either online or in paper form beginning on November 1. Please note: The student is only required to submit one application for all scholarships for which he/she wishes to apply. In addition, if a particular document is required for more than one scholarship, the student need only submit one copy of that document. To apply, the student must complete and submit the VSAC Unified Scholarship Application and submit the following materials: a letter of recommendation; an essay; and official transcripts. NOTE: Required additional materials MUST conform to the detailed instructions in the VSAC Scholarships Booklet. The student is highly encouraged to review the booklet thoroughly when assembling materials. Electronic applications and any digital versions of supplemental materials must be submitted by midnight on the deadline date. Paper applications or any supplemental materials in paper form must be postmarked by the deadline date.
Contact: -
Address: 10 E. Allen St. P.O. Box 2000 Winooski, Vermont 05404

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