This scholarship was created in memory of Mary Rita Batesole, whose many years of committed stewardship of the environmental health and well-being of Lakes Rescue and Pauline in Ludlow, Vermont was unwavering.
The scholarship will support a regional graduating high school senior or a currently enrolled college or a vocational student pursuing environmental education, broadly defined. Students must demonstrate a strong commitment to the environment and be currently or planning to earn a degree in any field related to understanding and promoting environmental health and/or environmental sustainability. Applicants must reside in southern Windsor County, Vermont, or surrounding towns. (Towns include Andover, Baltimore, Cavendish, Chester, Clarendon, Ludlow, Mt. Holly, Mount Tabor, Plymouth, Reading, Shrewsbury, Springfield, Wallingford, Weathersfield, West Windsor, Weston, Windsor, and Woodstock.) Qualified Lakes Rescue/Pauline long-term seasonal residents may also be considered. Preference will be given to Ludlow residents. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.