Tuesday, March 16, 2010

CBCF Environmental Studies Scholarship


The Environmental Studies scholarship seeks to provide financial awards to minority and women college students pursuing a degree in environmental science or other related fields of study. Applicants should have a junior class standing in college with a declared major in environmental science or a related field, and understanding and acceptance of Service Master’s core values. This scholarship offers $5,000 per semester to two students. Amount $10,000 for the 2010-11 academic year. CBCF will disburse $5,000 at the beginning of each semester, contingent on maintaining the minimum academic requirements.

All scholarship checks will be written directly to the institution of attendance and can be used to cover all education-related expenses.EligibilityApplicants must be U.S. citizens or legal U.S. residents who have a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Applicants must also be currently enrolled in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited four-year college or university. The anticipated degree must be in a subject that will lead to an environmental career. The ideal candidate is a student at an accredited institution who plans to complete a four-year degree and seek work in an underserved community.

Additionally, the candidate will demonstrate understanding and acceptance of Service Master’s core values. Employees or immediate family members of ServiceMaster’s and its brands, CBC Members, the CBC Foundation staff, the CBC Foundation Board of Directors or the CBC Foundation Corporate Advisory Council are not eligible. Questions Applicants can call (202) 263-2800 for additional information.

Elsie L. Scott, Ph.D., President & CEO, Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
1720 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20036, 202-263-2828

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