Environmental Career Scholarship
The scholarship application deadline is January 31, 2020
The IWEA Environmental Career Scholarship is designed to aid students science minded students preparing for college. IWEA will award a $500 scholarship to a high school student who is college bound and interested in science and the environment. Scholarship winners will be introduced at the IWEA's Annual Conference. The IWEA will offer a reimbursement grant of up to $250 to the teacher who wrote letter of recommendation for the scholarship award winner.
Students must meet the following requirements to be considered for the scholarship.
- Be an Illinois resident and attend high school in Illinois.
- Be a college bound senior, willing to submit enrollment documentation before receiving the scholarship remittance.
- Have a cumulative high school GPA of at least 2.5.
- Submit a complete application packet to Scholarship Committee
IWEA encourages students to apply using the on-line application. The on-line application asks you to attach an essay/personal statement, a reference letter, and your transcripts. Please submit these documents in PDF format. It is not necessary for the transcripts to be "official" transcripts. You may want to read through the hard copy of the scholarship application before completing the on-line application.
Specific questions about completing the scholarship form can be directed to IWEA's Scholarship Committee Chair, Paul Hurley.
We will begin accepting applications for the 2019 scholarship in November 2018.
Congratulations to our past scholarship winners.
|2019||Avigail Bailon||Morton East High School, Cicero, IL|
|2018||Jonathan Kolweier||Hoffman Estates High School, Hoffman Estates, IL|
|2018||Jessica Shen||Adlai E Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL|
|2017||Serena Zhu||Waubansie Valley High School, Aurora, IL|