The North Section Scholarship Awards

The North Jersey Section Scholarship New Jersey Water Environment Association

Purpose

To support students who have demonstrated an interest in the NJWEA and the advancement of the environmental profession.

Awards

Up to Three (3) Section Legacy Scholarships in the amount of $2,000 will be awarded at the Annual NJWEA North Section Dinner Dance.

See also Requirements for the David N. Baker Scholarship in the NJWEA Scholarship Booklet.

Eligibility Requirements:

The applicant must be a Child or Grandchild of a member who has been in good standing of the North Jersey Section, NJWEA for at least two (2) consecutive years by the application deadline.

A high school senior in good standing who has applied to a college or university with the interest of pursuing a course of study in Science, Mathematics, Environmental Sciences or preparation to become a teacher in these fields. The student must show proof of enrollment in the specified and related program at a two or four year college or university in September to receive a scholarship check.

Selection Process

Judging will be made on the basis of each student’s academic record, participation in extra-curricular activities, evidence of leadership and letters of recommendation.

Scholarship Procedures:

1. A completed application must be submitted and accompanied by a letter(s) of recommendation on school letterhead from the Principal, Assistant Principal, Guidance Counselor, Math or Science Teacher. The completed application must be submitted by February 1 for it to be reviewed and considered.
2. Applicants must submit their scholarship application to the President of the North Jersey Section, NJWEA who will check if the parent or guardian is a member in good standing in the North Jersey Section, NJWEA and then forward it to the Education Committee for further processing and evaluation.
3. The Education Committee along with the Executive Board will evaluate and review all applications.
4. After the review process and a nominee has been selected, the President will notify the applicant by letter.
5. The intended recipient shall acknowledge his or her acceptance of the award in writing to the President of the North Jersey Section- NJWEA.
6. Funds will be released directly to the Recipient upon receipt of an acceptable copy of a bursar’s receipt for attendance at an accredited institution.

The North Jersey Section, NJWEA

Scholarship Application

Applicant Information:

Parent or Guardians name: ___________________________________________

Applicant�s Name: ____________________________ Phone #: ______________

Address: ___________________________ Social Security # _______________

City: ________________________ State: __________ Zip Code:____________

Applicant�s E-Mail Address: __________________________________________

School Information:

I currently attend (Please check): High School ___ College ___

Name of School _____________________________________________

Anticipated Graduation Date: ______________________

SAT/ ACT Score: ________________ (Provide copy of SAT/ACT Report)

Class Rank: ______ out of _______

Honors or Awards Received :

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Extracurricular Activities:

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Hobbies:

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Education Goals:

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Please specify the college or university you will be attending, or if still unknown, schools applied to:

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Intended Major:

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Last modified: June 4, 2005