To be eligible for the Soil and Water Conservation Scholarship, applicants must: be a student enrolled in a North American (USA, Canada and Mexico) university; be an incoming junior or senior in a B.S. program or a M.S. candidate; and not be a former recipient of this award. Applicants will be evaluated on: their current scholastic accomplishments (classes taken, projects completed); their career goals in soil and water conservation; their work experiences in the field of soil and water conservation; the professor’s support and acknowledgement of student’s activities; and the student's vision of the importance of soil and water conservation in their near future.
To be able to apply for this scholarship, applicants must be nominated, either by themselves or by their professor. This Soil and Water Conservation Scholarship is meant to bring back into focus the vital necessity and passion for our discipline by encouraging current students to consider a career in soil and water conservation. The award is supported by funds from the Soil and Water Management & Conservation Division to the Agronomic Science Foundation and administered by SSSA.