IWLA College Scholarships

Scholarships in Conservation and Related Studies

Awarded by

The Jefferson County, West Virginia Chapter

Izaak Walton League of America

 

Criteria:

1. This scholarship is open to family members of Jefferson County, WV Chapter IWLA members, regardless of            his/her county or state of residence. Additionally, this scholarship is open to students of non-chapter                                member families who attend schools in Jefferson or Berkeley Counties, WV.2.

2. The recipient must be in pursuit of studies in a field related to conservation, such as, but not limited to, Forestry, Environmental Science, Wildlife Biology, Water Conservation, Natural Resources Conservation, etc. There are no stipulations pertaining to the geographic location of the post-secondary institution.

3. The recipient must have a minimum GPA of 2.5. Note that academic course work may not be the only deciding factor in the award.

4. If applicable, please indicate on your application the name of any family member who is a member of, or has a relationship with, the Jefferson County, WV Chapter Izaak Walton League of America.

 

Award Amount:            Up to two (2) $1000.00 scholarships may be awarded in each calendar year.

 

Deadline:                           April 15, Submitted to your High School Guidance Office

 

Application Process:   Please print the application form below and submit it directly to your guidance counselor.

  1. A list of your extracurricular activities, both school and community related, including any work experience or volunteer service in the community.
  2. A copy of your high school transcript for GPA verification, as well as copies of attendance and discipline records.
  3. Two letters of recommendation from high school teachers.
  4. A copy of your letter of acceptance from a post-secondary educational institution.

 

Selection Process:  Final selection will be made by the school scholarship committees and The Jefferson County Izaak Walton scholarship committee. Scholarships will be awarded at the May Izaak Walton League meeting in Leetown, WV. Meetings take place at 7:00 PM on the third Tuesday of the month.

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Scholarships in Conservation and Related Studies

Awarded by

The Jefferson County, West Virginia Chapter

Izaak Walton League of America

Application Form

 

Name: ________________________________________________________________________________________

Address: ______________________________________________________________________________________

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High School Attending:

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Grade:   _______

 

Proposed program of study at a post-secondary institution (list any pertinent to this application):

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Current GPA: __________

 

Relationship to any Jefferson County, WV Izaak Walton League of America member (if applicable):

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Extracurricular activities

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List any post-secondary institution(s) you have been accepted to

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Use additional space or sheets as necessary. Note, please ensure you read the application instructions and include all of the information requested.