This year, the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) will be offering two $500 scholarships to graduating High School Seniors within the district. These scholarships are available for students who are planning to further their education in a natural resources or agriculture related field. See below for further information, eligibility requirements, and the application form. Scholarship information has been sent to all schools within the district boundaries. The deadline for all scholarship applications is April 26, 2019.
Senior Scholarship Criteria:
The Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District has established a scholarship program for graduating high school seniors. There are two scholarships available amounting to $500 each for two seniors who are planning to further their education in a natural resources or agriculture related field. To be eligible for a scholarship the student must meet the following criteria:
The student must be a graduating high school senior who resides or whose family owns land within the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District.
The student must have an overall grade point average of a 2.0, or higher, on a 4.0 grading scale at the end of the first semester of his/her senior year in high school.
The student must attend an accredited college, community college or vocational school the semester following graduation.
The student must direct his/her course study towards curriculum related to natural resources or agriculture.
The student must submit an application to the Lower Elkhorn NRD by Friday, April 26th.