SCMA Scholarship

June 30, 2024
Awards Available: 2

Scholarship Description

The South Carolina Mitigation Association (SCMA) formed in 2013 to promote an active and efficient mitigation marketplace that supports ecological function and economic development within the State. Our mission is achieved through participation by industry professionals, including mitigation bankers, environmental consultants, engineers, and contractors, and in collaboration with regulatory agencies and conservation organizations.


  • Undgergrad Juniors and Seniors and grad students
  • Enrolled in a South Carolina college or university
  • Ecosystem restoration and related major
  • Enrolled for the coming academic year

A minimum of two awards ranging from $1,000 to $2,500 will be awarded to eligible individuals currently engaged in education related to ecological restoration or mitigation.

Application Checklist

  1. Applicant Resume
  2. Full legal name
  3. Full current contact information
  4. Academic history
  5. Employment history
  6. Relevant experience
  7. 300 word maximum essay
  8. Description of career/research goals in the field of ecological restoration
  9. Unofficial transcripts
  10. Letters of recommendation written by two instructors/supervisors/colleagues familiar with your work and goals

The SCMA Scholarship Committee will evaluate applicants based on the following criteria: prior academic performance, recommendations from instructors and/or others who have knowledge of the applicant’s capabilities, additional information regarding the applicant’s career, and academic and other relevant experiences or aspirations. Criteria may also include the applicant’s place of residence, past or future attendance at a school within the state of South Carolina, past or proposed course of study or evidence of his or her interest in pursuing a career in mitigation. Scholarship Search