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Sara Shallenberger Brown GCA National Parks Conservation Scholarship

Sara Shallenberger Brown GCA National Parks Conservation Scholarship
Sara Shallenberger Brown GCA National Parks Conservation Scholarship is awarded to students pursuing careers in conservation and environmental research. Undergraduate college students age 19-20 may apply.

The scholarship enables eligible students to attend a three-week summer study at one of the country's national parks. The scholarship includes a stipend, transportation and covers all training for environmental field work and study. Students accepted will be part of a crew team working at national parks across America.

The purpose of the scholarship is to give worthy students an opportunity to experience an apprentice crew leadership role with the Student Conservation Association (SCA), a national leader in youth service and stewardship. Applicants will be required to complete an essay and furnish two letters of recommendation along with their resume.

The Sara Shallenberger Brown GCA National Parks Conservation Scholarship is offered by the Garden Club of America. This particular scholarship was launched in 2011 in honor of Sara Shallenberer Brown for her dedication to the environment as a member of the Glenview Garden Club of Louisville, Kentucky.

The deadline for this scholarship is usually in FEBRUARY of each year, and the award amount VARIES.

For more information on this scholarship and others offered by the Garden Club of America, visit www.gcamerica.org/index.cfm/scholarships/details/id/31