One rising junior will be accepted per year with the opportunity to receive the scholarship again in their senior year (up to $10,000 over a 2-year period). To be eligible, students must bring the perspective an underrepresented population, be currently enrolled in a degree program in environmental studies, natural sciences, or other related areas of study, be a rising College Junior and attend a school located in Minnesota or be a resident of Minnesota. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen and cannot be related to any of the directors, officers, or selection committee members of MWWF.
All applicants are required to complete the scholarship application and submit it by February 28th. Applicants must provide all required documents, including a signed letter of recommendation from a non-relative who has a science/natural science background and is familiar with your goals and aptitude and a 300-500 word typed essay describing how your college studies relate to your career goals in an environmental field.