Shelby Soil & Water Conservation District Natural Resources/Agriculture Scholarship Award


This year the Shelby Soil & Water Conservation District will be awarding a $1,000 scholar-
ship. The scholarship recipient will receive $500 for the fall 2020 semester and another $500
for the spring 2021 semester. The Shelby SWCD Scholarship is open to college students who
are working toward a degree in the natural resources or agricultural field. We will be looking
at individuals who meet the following qualifications:
1) Must have graduated from a high school or home school program in Shelby County,
2) Must be a college junior or senior (successfully completed 2 years college).
3) Must be enrolled as a full-time student (minimum of 12 hours per semester).
Applicants must submit their high school and college transcripts, a completed SWCD
scholarship application and a letter of recommendation. Selection will be based on
academic merit and recommendations of the school and others concerning the applicant’s
initiative and character, leadership, citizenship and need. Applicants may be called for a
personal interview. To obtain a copy of the application, E-mail the SWCD office in
Center: Due to public health concerns, applications cannot be
picked up at our office this year. If you would like to call and request a copy be mailed to
you, the telephone number is (936) 598-5557, Ext. 3. If no one answers, please leave your
name and telephone number and someone will call you back.
Programs and services of the Shelby SWCD are offered on a nondiscriminatory basis
without regard for race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, marital status or disability.
All applications must be received by June 19, 2020.

The Light and Champion

137 San Augustine St.
Center TX 75935