Scholarship: MN Erosion Control 2018 Scholarship

MECA Memorial Scholarship Applications are now being accepted!  Please forward to students that may qualify!

QUALIFICATIONS:
To be eligible for the MECA Scholarship, one must be a student with intent to complete an engineering or science degree.  They should also demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career involving stormwater management or erosion and sediment control.  They must have a grade point average of 2.5 or above and be a Minnesota resident. The college they attend does not have to be located within the state of Minnesota. Both new college students and those currently enrolled are encouraged to apply.  MECA awards one $500 scholarship per year.

INSTRUCTIONS:
Fill out the Scholarship Application form (go to www.mnerosion.org to download the form).  Submit an essay.  Student needs to write an essay stating why they feel they deserve to receive the MECA Scholarship.  Please indicate objectives, and information about educational, career, and personal goals.  Demonstrate talent by writing about any special interests or special circumstances that the selection committee may consider.  Include information on evidence of leadership and community service.  Essay format:  One page, 11 point font size with 1” margins. Use name and essay name as the title.

Return the application and essay by mail or email (digital copy is preferred) by DECEMBER 1, 2017 to:
Minnesota Erosion Control Association, 600 4th Street North, Cold Spring, MN  56320
Email:  meca@mnerosion.org

IMPORTANT INFORMATION  Once awarded, proof of school registration for the upcoming semester is required before release of the scholarship check. The student must furnish any other applicable transcripts for the Scholarship Committee to consider. All applicants will be notified, by letter, of their eligibility and the results of their applications. The scholarship winner will be invited to attend the Minnesota Erosion Control Association’s annual conference in January.

For more information, contact the Minnesota Erosion Control Association at (320) 685-5444 or meca@mnerosion.org


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