PURPOSE-The purpose of this scholarship is to encourage students to enter the field of natural resource conservation and to prepare them for such a career through an organized program of study in a college or university.

QUALIFICATIONS-Applications will be accepted from students meeting the following criteria:

  1. Enrolled in a college or university for the fall of 2020
  2. Must be a senior at a Clinton County high school or a college student whose parents reside in Clinton County.
  3. Going to pursue a 2 year or 4 year degree in a natural resource or agriculture related program.

Some qualifying fields of study are:

Agronomy                                   Resource Management

Forestry                                       Agricultural Engineering

Land Use Planning                     Civil Engineering

Soil Science                                Geology

Agricultural Education                Animal Science

Other fields of study will be considered, subject to the approval by the Board of Supervisors.  The Clinton SWCD reserves the right to not award a scholarship.

CONDITIONS OF THE SCHOLARSHIP-The scholarship award is for $500.00 and will be processed in conjunction with the College Financial Aid Office.

The scholarship recipient will be invited to the Clinton SWCD Annual Meeting & Banquet, the banquet will be held sometime in the fall.

The scholarship is offered on a non-discriminatory basis without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, or marital status or handicap.

WHERE AND HOW TO APPLY-Send completed application to the Clinton SWCD office at:

ATTN:  Christy Hardin

111 S. Nelson Ave., Suite 5

Wilmington, Ohio 45177

Letters of recommendation from 3 references listed on the application form are to be sent directly to the Clinton SWCD office.  Deadline for receiving applications and letters of recommendation is March 30, 2020.

111 S. Nelson Avenue
SuiteĀ 5

Monday - Friday
8:00am - 4:30pm