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    Russell W. Myers Scholarship

    Offered by The Land Conservancy of New Jersey

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

    $6,000

    Grade level

    College Upperclassmen & 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.

    April 2025

    Scholarship Overview

    The Russell W. Myers Scholarship is calling all New Jersey residents who are passionate about environmental science or related fields! If you’re an undergraduate or graduate student from New Jersey who is currently enrolled in an accredited college or university, you’re eligible to apply. Eligible fields of study include, but are not limited to, environmental science, natural resource management, conservation, park administration, and more. If you’re a post-secondary student with a passion for the environment, we encourage you to apply. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to pursue your dreams and make a positive impact on the environment!

    About The Land Conservancy of New Jersey

    The Land Conservancy of New Jersey acknowledges Indigenous Peoples as the traditional stewards of the land, and the enduring relationship that exists between them and their traditional territories. The Conservancy is dedicated to preserving, restoring, and caring for land and water resources, inspiring and empowering individuals and communities to protect open space. They also work to preserve land in the traditional territories of the Lenape Haki-nk (Lenni-Lenape) and the Ramapough Lenape Nation.

    Eligibility information

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

    Grade Level

    College Upperclassmen & Graduate Students

    Citizenship

    U.S. Citizens, Permanent Residents

    Minimum GPA

    3.3

    Academic Interest

    Horticulture/Floriculture, Natural Resources, Environmental Science, Natural Sciences, Environmental Health, Recreation, Parks, Leisure Studies

    State

    New Jersey

    Miscellaneous

    Applicants must be New Jersey residents.

    Application information

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

    500-word essay

    Academic transcript

    Resume or CV

    Letters of Recommendation

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    Scholarship FAQ

    Is this scholarship designated for full-time or part-time students?

    This scholarship is designated for full-time enrollment status only.

    Is this scholarship open to international students?

    No, this scholarship is only open to U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents.

    Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

    For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact The Land Conservancy of New Jersey at [email protected].

    Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

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