Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC) is offering two $10,000 and four $5,000 scholarships to help make educational dreams possible for Colorado students who have demonstrated a proven commitment to caring for our environment's natural resources. Three scholarships are available for graduating high school seniors, and three are available for graduate and non-traditional students. All students must be pursuing a post-secondary program education through an accredited environmental, natural resource, climate, or outdoor industry related education program in Colorado. Applications run from the winter until the due date.
One $10,000 scholarship and two $5,000 scholarships are reserved for graduating high school seniors, and one $10,000 scholarship and two $5,000 scholarships are reserved for graduate or non-traditional students. An eligible candidate: Is a Colorado resident; Has demonstrated a commitment to caring for our environment's natural resources within their personal, educational, and/or professional time. Ideally, students can show that they have volunteered with outdoor stewardship/environment organizations, such as VOC or other Colorado stewardship organizations or land agencies; Is pursuing a degree program with an environmental, natural resource, climate, or outdoor industry emphasis at an accredited 4-year college/university, 2-year community college, or a certificate program offered by an accredited college/university within the state of Colorado; and must provide a copy of unofficial transcripts from their highest level of education completed.