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    Dale and Lynn Bentley Memorial Scholarship

    Offered by Michigan Water Environment Association

    Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Mar 18, 2024
    1 award worth

    $2,500

    Grade level

    College & Graduate Students

    Expected deadline:

    This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

    March 2025

    Scholarship Overview

    The Dale and Lynn Bentley Memorial Scholarship was developed to support students pursuing a degree and career in an environment field who are attending a post-secondary institution in Michigan. Applicants must also hold a minimum 2.5 GPA. In addition to receiving a $2,500 scholarship to help fund their first year of post-high school education, winners will receive a one-year complimentary membership to MWEA.

    If you’re a post-secondary student attending an institution of higher education in Michigan, and you have a passion for the environment, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.

    About Michigan Water Environment Association

    The MWEA brings together a diverse group of individuals whose careers involve the water environment and who have similar objectives from a variety of backgrounds. MWEA provides a forum for all water environment topics. Through this forum a variety of objectives, strategies, and goals have been developed that will enhance the mission of the Association, expand the services provided to members, and result in the continued growth of the Association and its members.

    Eligibility information

    This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

    Grade Level

    College & Graduate Students

    Minimum GPA

    2.5

    Academic Interest

    Environmental Science, Environmental Health

    State

    Michigan

    Miscellaneous

    Applicants must be attending a Michigan college or university.

    Application information

    To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

    500-600-word essay

    Academic transcript

    Resume or CV

    Letter of Recommendation

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    Scholarship FAQ

    Is this scholarship restricted by institution type?

    Yes, this scholarship is restricted for use at four-year colleges.

    Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

    For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Michigan Water Environment Association at [email protected].

    Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

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