Evergreen offers scholarship program
The Evergreen Underground Water Conservation District will be offering a scholarship program to the students of the graduating classes of 2012 that include home school and private school students who reside within the four counties comprising the Evergreen District, Atascosa, Wilson, Frio, and Karnes.
To qualify, students must submit to the district an essay of 750 to 1,000 words on the following topic: “Water conservation is a critical issue today. How can you learn, encourage, and teach others to conserve water?”
Along with the essay, consideration will be given to the student’s grade-point average, activities, and honors. The essay is due no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, March 30, 2012. Submissions must be on a compact disk or flash drive and must be in the Microsoft Word document format. A cover letter must accompany the essay with the student’s name, contact information, grade-point average, and list of student’s activities and honors.
The program will provide scholarships of $1,500, $1,000, and $500 for first, second, and third places, respectively. Winners may reapply for the same level of funding for their second, third, and fourth years of college by request, if they maintain a minimum 3.0 grade-point average and take at least 12 hours of courses per semester.
Address submissions to the following: Scholarship Essay Entry, Evergreen UWCD, 110 Wyoming Blvd., Pleasanton, TX 78064. Deadlines and requirements are strictly adhered to.
For more information, contact Candi Gonzales at 830-569-4186 or firstname.lastname@example.org.