Carol Bond Fund Community College Scholarship

Description
The North Carolina American Water Works Association and the North Carolina Water Environment Association (NC AWWA-WEA) is a volunteer association dedicated to providing water and wastewater education, training, and service in an effort to protect public health and the environment.

The Carol Bond Fund is a memorial scholarship fund, which was created by the NC AWWA-WEA in cooperation with employees of the City of Raleigh, NC. This scholarship fund commemorates the late Carol Bond and her life-long devotion to environmental education. Carol was one of the first certified Environmental Educators in the state of North Carolina. Carol also served on many NC AWWA-WEA committees including the Public Education Committee. This fund supporting this scholarship is channeled toward scholarships and grants that encourage interest in environmental education.

Eligibility
• Student must be pursuing a degree in Environmental Sciences or Environmental Education at a community college in North Carolina during the 2017-2018 academic year.
• Student must have maintained a GPA of greater than 2.75.
• Student must be a US citizen.
• Student must not be related to scholarship sponsors nor employed by such sponsors and not an employee of nor related to officer or director of NC AWWA-WEA, nor to any member of the Endowment Committee.
• Preference will be given to students who are members of a student chapter of NC AWWA-WEA.

Value
• One $1,000.00 scholarship will be awarded.
• The scholarship will be awarded for one year only. A recipient is eligible to apply for the scholarship for each subsequent year until they graduates.
• Award recipient will qualify for free registration for the Annual NC AWWA-WEA Conference each year in which he/she is awarded scholarship.

Application Procedure
In ONE envelope, applicants must submit:

• A completed application form. (Available at http://www.ncsafewater.org/?page=Scholarships)
• Recommendations from at least two college instructors. These should be in sealed envelopes signed by the instructors.
• Essay discussing reasons for studying in a curriculum with a focus on water environment and what contributions the applicant hopes to make that will improve the water environment. (Maximum 800 words.)
• Official college transcript with community college seal.
• Academic Advisor Certification. (Form is available at http://www.ncsafewater.org/?page=Scholarships)

All application materials (including enclosures) must be mailed to the address below, and received by March 23, 2017.

NC AWWA-WEA
2015 NC Safewater Endowment Fund Scholarship Application
3725 National Drive, Suite 217
Raleigh, NC 27612

Other Information

Please do not submit any additional materials with your application. Materials that are not requested will not be reviewed with your application, nor will they be returned to you.

Letters of notification will be mailed to all applicants by June for the upcoming year. If notification of the decision has not been received by July 1st, please contact NC AWWA-WEA staff member Erin Mallis at (919) 784-9030 × 1001 or emallis@ncsafewater.org.

Related Links

http://www.ncsafewater.org/?page=Scholarships

Award
$1,000.00
Deadline
03/23/2017