Texas Council of Chapters Scholarship Information



The Soil and Water Conservation Society is a nonprofit scientific and educational association dedicated to advancing the science and art of good land use. It has more than 12,000 members in the United States, Canada, and nearly 80 other countries.

The Texas Council of Chapters includes 15 organized chapters with more than 400 members. Two student chapters have been organized.

OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this scholarship fund is to provide financial assistance to those who wish to improve their technical or administrative competence in a conservation-related field through formal course work at an accredited college or university. Attainment of a degree is not required.

AMOUNT: One scholarship, Erwin A. Pavlik Memorial, for $1,000 will be awarded. Two additional scholarships of $500.00 each may be awarded. Formal announcement of the recipient will be made at the July annual meeting of the Soil and Water Conservation Society meeting in Fort Worth.

ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must (a) have demonstrated integrity, ability, and competence in their work and possess skills gained through training or experience; (b) have scholastically completed at least two years undergraduate work (classified Junior); (c) plan their continued education pursuing a degree in conservation or other related field in a Texas college or university; and (d) show reasonable financial need. Previous recipients are not eligible to apply.

APPLICANTS: Applications for the scholarship must be received by June 1. Submit application to:

Dr. Robert Knight
Texas Council of Chapters, SWCS
Ecosystem Science and Management
Texas A&M University
2126 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-2126

Texas Council of Chapters Scholarship Application- Word format

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