The Yazoo County Soil and Water Conservation District, a member of the Mississippi Association of Conservation Districts (MACD), announces its annual call for applications for five scholarships to be awarded in January 2021.
The scholarship award amounts are: First place $5,000; Second place $5,000; Third place $5,000; Fourth place $5,000; and Fifth place $3,000.
Scholarship awards are open to any college sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate student enrolled in a college or university in the state of Mississippi.
Applications will be evaluated based on student’s grade point average, activities and leadership qualities, financial need and supporting materials. The scholarship is open to students pursuing a Natural Resources field of study.
MACD is a non-profit organization made up of the state’s 82 Soil and Water Conservation Districts to promote the conservation of Mississippi’s natural resources through education and outreach.
The deadline for submitting applications is October 1, 2020. To obtain an application, information or specific evaluation criteria, visit the Yazoo County Soil & Water Conservation District office located at 220 Wyeth Drive Yazoo City or call 662-746-8358, ext. 3.