To encourage studies and careers in the environmental field, with the opportunity to gain knowledge and experience beyond the regular course of study. Provides financial assistance of $3000 to one student annually for field work, research, or classroom work. Work may award academic credit but should be in addition to required courses. Open to college undergraduates for summer study following the freshman, sophomore, or junior year. Eligibility is open to U.S. Citizens and permanent residents who are enrolled in a U.S. - based institution. Note that applications for this scholarship, the Clara Carter Higgins Scholarship, the GCA Awards for Summer Environmental Studies, and the Elizabeth Gardner Norweb Scholarship are considered together. Please provide two letters of recommendation. One should include comments on your academic progress and achievement, personal qualities, and eligibility for the program you have selected. The other should include information on the program you have selected and assurance that you have applied and can be accepted . Electronic copies of the letters of recommendation should be attached below and must be signed by the individual writing the letter, or sent to us directly from their email. If reference desires to send directly to the GCA, please have s/he mail or email the letter to the addresses listed.
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