© 2016 Friends of Green Cay
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. If selected but unable to use the scholarship for the academic year 2019-20, please notify us as soon as possible.
1. Applications will be accepted starting February 18, 2019 BY MAIL ONLY.
All applications must be received by April 26, 2019.
2. Type or print legibly; illegible applications will not be considered.
3. Print and submit your application to:
Friends of Green Cay Scholarship
Attn: Scholarship Committee
12800 Hagen Ranch Road
Boynton Beach, Florida 33437
Friends of Green Cay
1. The applicant must submit the following:
• Completed application form (click the link above).
• Two character references in the form of a letter of recommendation from adults other than a relative.
• A copy of your most recent official signed and sealed transcript showing cumulative grade point average.
• Proof of college acceptance.
• 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?
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.
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