2013 Scholarship Program
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 one $4,000 Scholarship, one $1,000 Scholarship,
one $500 Solon Phillips Memorial Scholarship, and one $500 Memorial Endowment
Scholarship for students who are currently or planning to be enrolled in a
post-high school institution for the fall of 2013.
You can download the full eligibility requirements and a copy of the BCCD
scholarship application below.
- Students applying for scholarships will be required to submit the following:
- Completed Application (including Statement of Career Plans, and Letters
- A 500-word essay (topic found on the application)
- Applicant’s Transcripts
- Undergraduate institution proof of attendance or acceptance letter if available. If not
available at the time of scholarship package submission, letter must be
presented before a scholarship is awarded.
All completed applications shall be mailed to: Berks County Conservation
District, 1238 County Welfare Road, Suite 200, Leesport, PA 19533
The deadline for submission is February 4, 2013. Interested applicants must
have their entire application into the BCCD office by this date.
Scholarship recipients will be notified by mail in mid-March 2012. Winners
will be recognized at the BCCD and Farm Service Agency Annual Conservation Awards Banquet to be
held in March 2013.
Please contact Tammy Bartsch with any questions at Tammy.Bartsch@berkscd.com or
Scholarship information for 2013 is now available. Click on the links below: