The American Ground Water Trust Annual Scholarships are not one, but three individual scholarships! The best part for students is that there is only one application. These scholarships are for high school seniors who intend to pursue a career in the field of ground water. The scholarship donors hope to stimulate interest in ground water related study and research projects in the junior and senior years of high school. America needs more ground water trained specialists. These scholarships encourage high school students to consider careers specializing in the provision and protection of ground water resources.
Who is eligible to apply for the American Ground Water Annual Scholarships?
The application criteria is quite straightforward:
- For students entering their Freshman year in a full-time academic program of study at a four-year
accredited university or college located in the United States
- Applicants must intend to pursue a career in a ground water related field
- Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA in high school
- The college / university selected for study must offer appropriate courses
- The applicant must either have completed a science / environmental project at high school which directly
involved ground water resources or, have had vacation / out of school work experience that is related to the
environment and natural resources
- Applicants must be US citizens or legal residents of the United States
The requirements are all the same except for the Thomas M. Stetson Scholarship–this program is for students who will be attending college west of the Mississippi River.
How much are these scholarships worth?
The amounts are dependent on contributions, but last year year they were was follows:
- Amtrol, Inc. Scholarship: $3,000
- Baroid Scholarship: $2,000
- Thomas M. Stetson Scholarship: $2,000
Scholarship funds are paid directly to the college/university the winners enroll at.
When are the scholarship applications due?
The deadline for all of these scholarships is June 1, 2021.
To read the full guidelines and an application, click here.
Best of luck to all students!