VASWCD Student Scholarship

The VASWCD Educational Foundation scholarship program promotes the education of Virginia citizens in technical fields with a natural resource conservation and environmental protection emphasis. The program provides financial support to students majoring in or showing a strong desire to major in a course curriculum related to natural resource conservation and/or environmental studies. Annually the Foundation provides four $1000 statewide scholarships in addition to the many local SWCD scholarship opportunities.


2020 Prospective Scholarship Candidates 

 Individual applicants must be full-time college freshmen or high school senior students who have applied to a college freshman level curriculum. Applicants shall document a class ranking in the top 20% of his or her graduating class or a 3.0 or greater Grade Point Average or an appropriate equivalent of individual scholastic achievement.  The applicant’s most recent official high school transcript must accompany the application. A copy of a school transcript will not be accepted.  Applicants shall demonstrate an active interest in conservation.

Contact Colonial SWCD for an application specific to the Soil & Water Conservation District

The 2020 Scholarship Application can be downloaded here and is due to the CSWCD by March 1, 2020.

More information here.