Scholarship
Scholarship Information
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INTRODUCTION
The Friends of Green Cay Nature Center in Boynton Beach is offering a scholarship to eligible high school seniors. An applicant must be a resident of Palm Beach or Broward County. An applicant must have been accepted to an accredited four year college or university with the intention of majoring in the environmental sciences. The scholarship is a one-time award of $4000. The funds will be issued directly to the winner's chosen school and must be utilized in the upcoming academic year for scholastic expenses.
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 APPLICATION PROCESS

1. The applicant must submit the following:


• Completed application form.

• Two character references in the form of a letter of recommendation on official letterhead from adults other than a relative.

• A copy of your most recent official transcript.

• Two personal essays, each having a maximum of 600 words, which discuss the following:

 

a) What do you think is the most important environmental issue facing us today, and why?

b) How has volunteer service made a meaningful impact on your life and education?

 

• On a separate sheet of paper list your honors, community service activities, hobbies, outside interests, and extra curricular activities.

• Proof of college acceptance on official letterhead (copy acceptable).

 

2. The applicant must agree to a personal interview via phone or in person, if deemed
necessary by the Scholarship Selection Committee.

 

3. All applications become the property of Friends of Green Cay.

Application deadline for 2021 has passed