Berks County Con­ser­va­tion Dis­trict is of­fer­ing schol­ar­ships and more this spring

The Boyertown Area Times - - COMMUNITY -

The Berks County Con­ser­va­tion Dis­trict is cur­rently ac­cept­ing schol­ar­ship ap­pli­ca­tions from grad­u­at­ing High School se­niors and Berks County Col­lege or Uni­ver­sity stu­dents who will be con­tin­u­ing their ed­u­ca­tion with the in­tent or con­tin­u­ance of ma­jor­ing in en­vi­ron­men­tal science, forestry, agri­cul­ture, en­gi­neer­ing or re­lated stud­ies. The BCCD will award over $10,000 in schol­ar­ships. Sev­eral schol­ar­ships will be awarded with the top schol­ar­ship worth $4,000!

You can down­load the full el­i­gi­bil­ity re­quire­ments and a copy of the BCCD schol­ar­ship ap­pli­ca­tion at

Stu­dents will pre­pare an essay re­gard­ing this year’s topic: “Healthy Soils are Full of Life”. All com­pleted schol­ar­ship ap­pli­ca­tion pack­ages need to be e-mailed to: Evan Corondi at by Jan. 27, 2017. If an ap­pli­cant does not have ac­cess to e-mail, they need to con­tact Evan Corondi at 610-372-4657 ext. 212 to dis­cuss al­ter­na­tive sub­mis­sion meth­ods.

Schol­ar­ship win­ners will be no­ti­fied by phone on or be­fore Feb. 27, 2017 and en­cour­aged to at­tend the BCCD and Farm Ser­vice Agency An­nual Ban­quet on Oct. 23, 2017, where they will be rec­og­nized. Ei­ther stu­dent or some­one on their be­half must be present dur­ing awards.

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