Northeast Pennsylvania Audubon Society to present $4,000 scholarship to student in an environmental field, applications now open

For Abington Journal | April 5th, 2016 11:44 am

HONESDALE — Northeast Pennsylvania Audubon Society is accepting applications for its annual $4,000 college scholarship, available to students who wish to pursue a career in an environmental field such as forestry, natural resources, environmental planning, environmental engineering, fish, game, or wildlife management, ecology and/or environmental science.

Applicants must be from Pike, Wayne, Lackawanna, or Susquehanna counties and must enroll full-time in an accredited two- or four-year college or university program. The winning applicant will receive $1,000 per year for up to four years. The scholarship is funded by the annual Audubon Arts and Craft Festival held each July.

Interested students can find the application form online at Applications are due to the NEPAS Scholarship Committee by April 30.

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Information provided by the Northeast Pennsylvania Audubon Society.