The Charles P. Bell Conservation Scholarships include one graduate scholarship ($1,000), one undergraduate scholarship ($1,000), and six conservation education grants for elementary, high school or youth group programs ($250 each). In the latter category, adult leaders who work with the Boy or Girl Scouts, 4-H, environmental clubs, etc. are eligible and encouraged to apply. The application deadline is January 31 each year.
Graduate applicants must be enrolled in a field of study related to conservation, natural science or earth resources at an accredited college or university. Undergraduate applicants must have at least 60 credit hours and must be enrolled in an area related to conservation. Preference will be given to applicants enrolled in Missouri schools. For any of the awards, applicants should be residents of Missouri.