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Scholarship

For information on scholarship opportunities at Henricopolis, contact Lindy Durham at 501-5175 or dur24@henrico.us

COLONIAL AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION FOUNDATION

Each year, the Henricopolis Soil and Water Conservation District endows three $1000 scholarships through the Colonial Agricultural Education Foundation. Two high school seniors and one student already in college will be selected. Additional scholarships will be awarded to current college students if a sufficient number of qualified applications are not received from high schools.

The qualifications for the scholarships awarded are:

  • Be a Henrico County resident.
  • Attend a Henrico County secondary school or a Virginia state-supported college or university.
  • Major or intend to major in a conservation-related field such as environmental science, forestry, meteorology or agriculture.
  • Have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA if a high school student.  Have a minimum 2.5 GPA in major field if college student.
  • Submit at least one strong character reference from school currently attending or last attended.

To find out more or apply online, visit the Colonial Farm Credit website: http://www.colonialfarmcredit.com and click on Scholarships. 

 

VA ASSOCIATION OF SOIL AND WATER DISTRICTS EDUCATION FOUNDATION

Each year , the VASWCD offers scholarships statewide to students majoring in or showing a strong desire to major in a course curriculum related to natural resource conservations and/or environmental studies.

  • Applicants must be full-time students enrolled on or who have applied to a college freshman level curriculum.
  • Applicants shall document a class ranking in the top 20% of his or her graduating class or a 3.0 or greater ● Grade Point Average or appropriate equivalent of individual scholastic achievement.
  • Applicants shall demonstrate active interest in conservation.

Guidelines are downloadable at http://vaswcd.org/student-scholarships.  

 Congratulations to the following students receiving our 2016 scholarships:

scholarship-2  Julie Craven

scholarship-1  Nick McDermott

Aylett Lipford Aylett Lipford

 

 

Contact Us

Lindy Durham
(804) 501-5175
dur24@henrico.us


Henricopolis Soil and Water Conservation District

Henricopolis SWCD
8600 Dixon Powers Drive
Henrico, VA 23228

Charles Lively
804-501-5176
Lindy Durham
804-501-5175
Stacey Heflin
804-501-5289

HSWCD Fax
804-501-5919

Henricopolis SWCD
P.O. Box 90775
Henrico, VA 23273

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