Scholarships Booklet - page 50

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Other scholarships
Follow directions under “Application” — VSAC forms cannot be used to apply for other scholarships.
MAY 15
High school or college students
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Degree program
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Any enrollment
Windham Regional Woodlands Association Memorial
Scholarship
This scholarship was created to support students who are enrolled in
a two- or four-year undergraduate program or graduate program in
forestry or an allied field (e.g., natural resource management, wildlife
management).
Eligibility:
• Reside in Windham County
• Seek a degree in forestry or an allied field (e.g., natural resource
management, wildlife management)
(For the purpose of this scholarship,
more general programs such as agriculture, botany, turf management, or envi-
ronmental science are not considered allied fields unless the applicant can
clearly demonstrate how the chosen field is focused on forest management)
Required documents:
• Windham Regional Woodlands Association Memorial Scholarship
Application
• Official transcript: high school transcript(s) for students who have
never attended college; college transcript(s) for students who have
attended college
• Recommendation letter from teacher/faculty
• Essay
• List of extracurricular/volunteer activities
Application:
Obtain application from:
Windham Regional Woodlands Association, Inc.
130 Austine Drive, Suite 300
Brattleboro, VT 05301
E-mail:
Amount:
One $1,500 scholarship (high school student); one $1,500
scholarship (college sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate student)
Selection:
Official transcript(s), recommendation letter, essay,
list of extracurricular/volunteer activities, and personal interview
(if required)
Average applicants:
TBD
Average awards:
2
JULY 30
Any student
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Degree program
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Any enrollment
Windsor County Farm Bureau Scholarship
Eligibility:
• Attend an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding
(Pell grants, Stafford loans, PLUS loans)
• Be a resident of Windsor County
• Be a member of the Windsor County Farm Bureau (applicant or
applicant’s family)
• Seek a degree in a field related to agriculture
• Attend a school located in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New
Hampshire, Rhode Island, or Vermont
Required documents:
• Windsor County Farm Bureau Scholarship application
• Official transcript from high school or college
• Three recommendation letters attesting to your interest in agriculture
or a related field
• Maximum 500-word essay describing your goals related to agriculture
Application:
Obtain application materials from:
• Windsor County high school guidance offices
• Marion Barr, Office Secretary
Windsor County Farm Bureau
Ascutney Basin Road, PO Box 295
Reading, VT 05062-0295
Amount:
One or more scholarships totaling $1,000
Selection:
Academic achievement, community involvement,
recommendation letters, and essay
Average applicants:
4
Average awards:
1–2
NEW!
Deadlines are critical.
Submit all documents required for each
particular scholarship BEFORE the deadline
for that scholarship. ONE late document may
mean a late application that is not considered
by a scholarship committee.
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