If you plan to study Park and recreation management in college, you may be eligible for additional scholarships! We've put together a list of scholarships open to Park and recreation management majors to help you afford college tuition.
List of scholarships for Park and recreation management majors
|GRCF Economic Club Business Study Abroad Scholarship||$2,000||April 1, 2018|
|Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education Scholarship||$15,000||April 10, 2018|
|Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship Fund||$2,000||March 1, 2018|
|Johnson & Wales University Scholarship||$29,226||February 1, 2018|
|Natural Resources-Excellence in Education||$10,000||September 30, 2017|
|The Vegetarian Resource Group College Scholarship||$10,000||February 20, 2018|
|Emily M. Hewitt Memorial Scholarship||$1,500||April 15, 2017|
|Florida Stormwater Association Scholarship Award||$2,000||August 5, 2017|
|Albuquerque Open Space Scholarship||$500||December 31, 2017|
|Nell Goff Memorial Scholarship||$1,000||March 1, 2018|
GRCF Economic Club Business Study Abroad Scholarship
The Economic Club of Grand Rapids established a fund in 2000 to provide financial assistance to students pursuing study abroad in business. The Economic Club is an association of individuals interested in and contributing to the growing economic health of the Grand Rapids metropolitan area.
Eligibility: -Applicant must have sophomore or above standing at the time of application in an undergraduate business program or in a graduate-level business program at any public college or university of their choice.-Applicant must have a declared major in accounting, business administration, economics, managerial science (all areas), mathematics, computer science, engineering, marketing, or fields of study related to business or economics -Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA-Applicant must be a resident of Kent, Allegan, Ottawa, or Muskegon counties for the prior three years or must be a resident student at a public college or university in the West Michigan area for the prior two years or more consecutively-Foreign study programs must be endorsed and accepted as a part of or as a credit course in the applicant's degree-granting college or university. Funds must be administered through the home college/university financial aid office -The recipient may be asked to deliver a brief oral presentation to the Economic Club of Grand Rapids within six (6) months of return to the United StatesFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education Scholarship
The Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education was created under the Will of Evalee C. Schwarz to provide interest-free loans to undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate exceptional academic performance and significant financial need.
Eligibility:- Be a U.S. citizen at the time of application- Qualify for financial need in the form of government grants. Applicants must have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $5,815 or less as it appears on their FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR)- Be enrolled in a school in the state in which the student resides *possible exceptions apply- Standardized test scores must be in the top 15% of nation-wide- Must not be seeking a law degree For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship Fund
Founded in 1949, the Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship is available to graduating seniors from public high schools in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties in Washington state. Application forms are only available through these high schools and candidates for the scholarship are nominated by their school each year. Awards range from $500 to $2,000 a year, and scholarships are renewable for four (4) years of college in the state of Washington. Approximately 35-40 awards are made each year depending on funds available for new awards and renewal awards.
Eligibility:-Be a graduating senior from a public high school in the county of King, Pierce or Snohomish in the state of Washington in the year of appointment-Be a United States citizen-Plan to attend a college in the state of Washington on a full-time basisMusic, sculpture, drawing, interior decorating or domestic science are not accepted as major subject courses.For more information and to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Johnson & Wales University Scholarship
Johnson & Wales University is a private, nonprofit institution with approximately 16,000 graduate, undergraduate and online students at its four campuses in Providence, R.I.; North Miami, Fla.; Denver, Colo.; and Charlotte, N.C. An innovative educational leader, the university offers degree programs in arts and sciences, business, culinary arts, education, nutrition, hospitality, physician assistant studies, engineering, and design. Its unique model integrates arts and sciences and industry-focused, education with work experience and leadership opportunities, inspiring students to achieve professional success and lifelong personal growth.
Eligibility: Pursuing a four-year degree in equine or equestrian science, agricultural communications, businessmanagement, finance, food service management, agricultural policy or systems management, sales and marketing, parks, recreation and tourism studies, hospitality, dietetics or any major offered at Johnson & Wales University. Must have a minimum 3.5 GPA. ACT of 22, SAT of 1030 out of 1600 required. Renewable for a full-time, day school student maintaining satisfactory academic progress. Must be active and support the JWU FFA chapter as a member while enrolledat JWU.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Natural Resources-Excellence in Education
The Texas Wildlife Association Foundation (TWAF) and the San Antonio Livestock Exposition, Inc. (SALE) have joined forces to offer five Natural Resource-Excellence in Education Scholarships in the fall. The scholarships will be awarded to five freshmen at Texas universities who are majoring in natural resource related field such as agricultural science, wildlife science, forestry, range science, or similar majors.
To be eligible for the scholarship, a student must be:-A Texas resident-A graduate of a Texas high school-Enrolled in a Texas accredited college or university with a natural resource/agricultural degree program-Classified as a "Freshman" or in first year after high school in the accredited program-Majoring in a natural resource related field such as agricultural science, wildlife science, forestry, range science, etc.-A citizen of the United States and provide a valid social security number if chosen-Maintain 12 hours per semester and a minimum 2.0 GPA per semester and 2.5 cumulative GPAScholarships are awarded based on overall quality and on essay responses to a series of natural resource questions.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
The Vegetarian Resource Group College Scholarship
Due to the generosity of an anonymous donor, The Vegetarian Resource Group each year will award $20,000 in college scholarship money to graduating U.S. high school students who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities. Vegetarians do not eat meat, fish, or fowl. Vegans are vegetarians who do not use other animal products such as dairy or eggs. Entries may only be sent by students graduating from high school in spring of the year the award is given.
Applicants will be judged on having shown compassion, courage, and a strong commitment to promoting a peaceful world through a vegetarian diet/lifestyle. Payment will be made to the student's college (U.S. based only). Winners of the scholarships give permission to release their names to the media. Applications and essays become property of The Vegetarian Resource Group. Finalists may be asked for more information. For more information and to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Emily M. Hewitt Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is for a promising upper division or graduate student who shows a commitment to communicate and interpret a love of nature and an understanding of the need to practice conservation.
Eligibility for application is extended to any student or graduate student enrolled full-time in an accredited California post-secondary educational institution whose educational career goals clearly coincide with Emily Hewitt's interest in communicating and interpreting nature's wonder. Students pursuing degrees in environmental protection, forestry, wildlife and fisheries, biology, parks and recreation, park management, environmental law and public policy, environmental art, and California history are encouraged to apply. Dedication to the ideals of the scholarship's honoree will be considered at least as important as financial need in making the award.Submission materials:-Statement of personal and career goals (1-2 pages)-Resume -Transcripts of all college work completed to date-Completed application formFor more details and to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Florida Stormwater Association Scholarship Award
The Florida Stormwater Association's Scholarship Program awards financial assistance to qualified students attending Florida colleges and universities whose education interest is in stormwater research, management or finance.
Applications will be accepted from graduate students in colleges or schools of engineering, natural science, public administration (or closely related fields) that have an interest in stormwater science, engineering or finance. Eligibility is limited to students in good standing that are currently enrolled on a full-time basis in a graduate program at a Florida college or university and plan to attend classes in the coming fall semester on a full-time basis. A scholarship of $2,000 will be awarded. The award will be presented at the Florida Stormwater Association Winter Conference, which will be held in December. Award recipients should plan to attend the conference and will be given a complimentary conference registration (includes meals) and one night's stay at the conference hotel.Application process:-A completed application form-A letter of transmittal applying for the award. The letter should provide a brief biographical sketch explaining your interest in storm water and a discussion of your career goals relating to storm water. The letter should also detail your need for and the intended use of the scholarship-A letter of recommendation from your major professor(s)-A sealed copy of your official transcripts. If the transcripts are being sent directly from the college, please include a contact phone number to verify mailing-A brief (one to two pages) paper that summarizes a recent storm water-related project or research effort in which you were involved, or a brief paper that describes the importance of storm water management in today's societyFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Albuquerque Open Space Scholarship
The Apprentice Ecologist Open Space Initiative, which is part of the Apprentice Ecologist Initiative (officially recognized by the U.S. EPA), has engaged thousands of young volunteers (kids, teens, and college-age youth) from around New Mexico in environmental cleanup and conservation projects since 1999.
Eligibility:-Middle school, high school, or undergraduate college/university (ages 13-21)-Participate in or lead an environmental stewardship project for the benefit of any lands managed or co-managed by the Open Space Division-Take a few digital photos of your project in action-Write an essay about your project and what it meant to you (750-1,500 words)-Register and upload your favorite project photo along with your essayExamples of past projects:-Removing and recycling trash from the Open Space foothills or bosque areas-Planting native trees and shrubs in rehabilitated habitats-Protecting a terrestrial or aquatic area for native wildlife-Promoting the conservation of an endangered species or area-Educating others about wildlife or conservation issues-Removing graffiti from natural areas-Taking steps to prevent pollution/contamination locally-Removing non-native vegetation so that native vegetation can flourish-Reducing soil erosion by maintaining established trails and closing off short-cuts-Starting a unique program (e.g., recycling, composting, energy/water conservation etc.) to benefit Open Space lands or the Open Space Visitor CenterFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Nell Goff Memorial Scholarship
The purpose of the Nell Goff Memorial Scholarship is to encourage and finacially aid students who are interested in a future major or majoring in horticulture, floriculture, landscape design, conservation, forestry, botany, agronomy, plant pathology, environmental control, city planning and/or other related fields.
The student must be a legal resident of the State of Maine. Priority is given to a resident of the St. Croix District (Hancock County and the southern part of Washington County). Must major in some field of horticulture. College sophomores are eligible, as they will be entering their junior year the following fall. Graduate students must be enrolled for the fall semester following the award. If awaiting acceptance to grad school, notify the chairman of acceptance by April 25th to be considered, with all other materials in by the March 1st deadline.
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