Scholarships

The Resource Conservation District of Greater San Diego County (RCDGSDC) invites local high school students to apply for our annual Conservation Scholarship!

The deadline is now April 29th so please remind your interested students to apply!

 

We will award up to seven scholarships of $1,000 each to senior students pursuing further education in the fields of resource conservation, environmental science, biology, sustainability, or agriculture. Eligible candidates must:

  1. Be a resident within the RCD of Greater San Diego County’s sphere of influence (see the application for a map).
  2. Have successfully completed three years of study at an accredited high school.
  3. Be nearing completion of their fourth year of high school while maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher (on a 4.0 scale).
  4. Expect, or have received, a “notice of intent” to enroll in undergraduate college courses related to resource conservation, agriculture, or biology.

Click here for the 2022 RCD Conservation Scholarship application.

To apply, candidates will need to provide the following documents:

  • Acceptance Letter(s) from colleges/universities.
  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • Unofficial photocopy of your high school transcript of grades.
  • A one-page, 300 – 500-word essay.
  • Information about your coursework and extracurricular activities.

All applications must be completed and submitted online. You will need a valid Google account to access the application. To apply, click here and complete the google application by 11:59pm Friday, April 29th, 2022.

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·         The Jose Brosz Scholarship is for a student who has turned his/her life around.  The student need not be a one who is excelling academically.  What we look for is a student who has changed his/her lifestyle, decision-making, etc. for the better. 

o   Jose Brosz Scholarship

·         This is the second year we are offering the Charles Davis Scholarship for a student pursuing a career in the arts. Applicants will need to describe how the arts have made an impact on their lives.

o   Charles Davis Scholarship

·         The MASD Future Educator Scholarship is intended for a student attending a four-year university to pursue a career in the field of education.  They may want to be a teacher, counselor, etc. The recipient must have displayed service to his or her school in an exemplary way.

o   MASD Future Educator Scholarship

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ASHRAE High School Senior Scholarships – $3,000 – 4 Awards (Deadline: May 1, 2022)

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

  1. A) Be a high school senior with a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 3.0.
  2. B) Be accepted into an engineering, pre-engineering, or engineering technology program.

Applications can be found by going to:

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10066/ashrae-hiqh-school-senior-scholarships

 

Rise Up Baking Scholarship – $1,500 – 1 Award (Deadline: May 31, 2022)

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

  1. A) Have demonstrated academic excellence through a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  2. B) Have been accepted in a Baking & Pastry Arts program at a US-accredited post-secondary institution.

Applications can be found by going to:

https://studentscholarships.orq/scholarship/19598/rise-up-baking-scholarship

 

Equal Justice Scholarship· $1,000 -1 Award (Deadline: May 31, 2022)

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

  1. A) Be a current high r.chool senior, college student, or gra::h1ate sb.;dent.
  2. B) Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher and be in good overall academ,c standing.

Applications can be found by going to:

https://studentscholarships.orq/scholarship/18129/equal-justice-scholarship

 

American Ground Water Trust College Scholarships· $2,000 · 3 Awards (Deadline: June 30, 2022)

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

  1. A) Be a current high school senior or college student who intends to pursue a career in the field of groundwater.

Applications can be found by going to:

https://studentscholarships.orq/scholarship/9122/arnerican-qround-water-trust-colleqe-scholarships

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