MSRA Jim Gracie Memorial Scholarship
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December 01, 2023
- Scholarship Description
The Maryland Stream Restoration Association (MSRA) is seeking applications for the Jim Gracie Memorial Scholarship. Jim was a pioneer in stream restoration and cold-water conservation in Maryland. He grew up in Baltimore and was an avid fly fisherman as well as a founding member and past president of the MSRA. For over four decades he devoted his time, energy, and work towards policy, education and outreach, and industry growth in expanding stream restoration and improving our watersheds.
The Jim Gracie Memorial Scholarship is open to all students, with preference given to those residing in Maryland and Virginia, who are pursuing degrees or training in fields promoting natural resource preservation, stream restoration, and the environmental sciences. Applicants should be able to demonstrate their passion for nature and the natural environment and should be enrolled in a degree seeking program or training program for these fields. The successful applicant should be able to articulate in their application how they connect with the environment, how their passion and study aligns with the values exhibited by Jim, and how receiving a scholarship award will help in achieving their academic and career goals. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.