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Ontario County - Casella Environmental Scholarship

Award Amount
$2,500
Awards Available
8
Deadline
March 20, 2018
  • Scholarship Description
  • The Ontario County Board of Supervisors announced they will again award Casella Environmental Waste Management academic scholarships to qualified Ontario County (applicants must be a resident of Ontario County) college or college-bound students who are pursuing majors in environmental studies, agriculture or agricultural business including waste management.

    The scholarship is available to selected college-bound, graduating high school seniors or undergraduate college students who:
    -Have been accepted into a recognized (registered) college-level program of study
    -Leading to an associate or bachelor's degree in fields related to environmental science, environmental engineering, agriculture, and/or waste management
    -Are residents of Ontario County
    -Are U.S. citizens or possess permanent resident visas at the time of their application
    -Can demonstrate academic proficiency

    Essay instructions: Write an essay stating your interest in environmental, agriculture, agricultural-related business or waste management including your vision of your possible role in the field (planning, consulting, design, construction, teaching, research, facility operation or management, regulatory agency work, municipal government, etc.) and why you have chosen the course of study you are pursuing. Also, explain how this scholarship will support your educational plans. The essay can be up to two (2) pages long. Please use 12 font and single space with 1" margins. Applicants are advised that the essay is an important scoring element and to take great care is providing a well organized and thought out essay that addresses all criteria above and to use all the space allotted to develop their essay.

    For more details and to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Christopher Semler
  • 131 Drumlin Court
  • Newark, NY 14513
  • csemler@wflboces.org
  • 585-200-2568

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