Conservation Foundation offers $1000 student award
Conservation Foundation offers $1,000 student award
Ausable Bayfield Conservation Foundation offers $1,000 student environmental award
The Ausable Bayfield Conservation Foundation (ABCF) is offering a $1,000 Student Environmental Award scholarship for 2019. The Conservation Foundation awards this bursary to the winner of an application process.
The deadline to apply is Friday, June 28, 2019 by 4:30 p.m. For the application form and flyer poster, and for complete details, please visit the abca.ca website at this link:
The successful applicant must be a graduating secondary school student or student currently enrolled in university or college pursuing education in a conservation-related (environmental) course of study such as biology, ecology, geography, forestry, fish and wildlife, agriculture, or outdoor education.
Interested students are to write a creative two-page essay on their personal involvement with a conservation or environment-based project or organization.
Eligible students must be between the ages of 17 and 25, have a permanent address in a municipality of the Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority (ABCA) watershed. Municipalities in the ABCA watershed are: Adelaide Metcalfe; Bluewater; Central Huron; Huron East; Lambton Shores; Lucan Biddulph; Perth South; Middlesex Centre; North Middlesex; South Huron; Warwick; and West Perth.
The Conservation Foundation has presented this annual $1,000 bursary since 2010.
Past winners have included: Ryan Finnie (2010); Raina Vingerhoeds (2011); Greg Urquhart (2012); Ryan Carlow (2013); Connor Devereaux (2014); Barb Alber (2015); Samantha Bycraft (2016); Marina Lather (2017); and Ethan Quenneville (2018).
Full details on eligibility are included on the application form available online at abca.ca at link above.