Owls Head Garden Club offers scholarships

Mar 22, 2014

Owls Head — The Owls Head Garden Club is offering a scholarship to eligible residents in Regional School Unit 13.

The purpose of the program is to assist residents in obtaining education beyond the high school level in the field of environmental science or related studies.

Applicants receiving a scholarship must be residents in RSU 13 (Cushing, Owls Head, Rockland, St. George, South Thomaston and Thomaston). They must be pursuing or planning to pursue an environmentally-related course of study at the post secondary level at public or private colleges, universities, vocational or professional schools in any of the following areas: horticulture, floriculture, landscape design, conservation, wildlife science, forestry, botany, plant or marine biology, agronomy, plant pathology, environmental control, city planning, landscape architecture, environmental engineering, land management or any allied fields. The education may be part or full-time.

The recipient must demonstrate: good character, good citizenship and goals for the future in environmental areas.

The application must be completed and received by May 1, to be considered and must include completed application, transcript, applicant’s personal essay and a letter from a current high school guidance director or college adviser, teacher or spiritual adviser regarding the applicant’s general character and achievement, past or present employer regarding character and work habits.

Application forms may be picked up at Oceanside East High School Guidance Office, the University of Maine in Rockland or the Owls Head Town Office on Ash Point Drive across from the airport.

Please mail the application to: Arlene Siletti, 548 Ash Point Drive, Owls Head, ME 04854.

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