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Scholarships

DEADLINE: March 1, 2024

The Woodford County Conservation District awards two annual college scholarships in the amount of $3,000.00 and $2,000.00 to graduating seniors who are residents of Woodford County.

    

 ❧ Natural Resources Scholarship, $1,500 per semester for one year, high school senior enrolled in college/university or technical college w/ 3.0 GPA demonstrating financial need, intending to major in agriculture or natural resources (Woodford County residents only).

   

 ❧ Community/Technical/Trade School Scholarship, $1,000 per semester for one year, student enrolled or planning to enroll in a KY community or trade school w/ 2.5 GPA demonstrating financial need, intending to major in agriculture or related trade (Woodford County residents only).

The Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts (KACD) Auxilliary are awarding three scholarships this year:

    

 ➳ KACD: Betty Barrick Scholarship, $1,000, 25+yrs old pursuing an undergraduate degree in agriculture or natural resources (KY-wide).

 ➳ KACD: George Grafton Memorial Scholarship, $1,000, high school senior enrolled in college, intending to major in agriculture or natural resources (KY-wide).

  

 ➳ KACD: Natural Resources Scholarship, $1,000, enrolled college student w/ declared major in agriculture or natural resources (KY-wide).

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Do You Know A Young Person Who Loves The Outdoors?

In our Environmental Education efforts, we are interested in launching our very own 

Environmental Club

 

For Outdoorsy Young Adults!        Middle + High School

Homeschool + Independent Students Welcome

You or a young person you know, aged ~12-18, like to be involved in their community, with the promise of outdoor projects, fun experiences, and ongoing environmental learning?

You'll get to join in with:

  • Annual Earth Day Tree Seedling Giveaway
  • Spring Fling Awards

  • Research projects of our own design

  • Community cleanup days 

  • Farmer's Market BBQ cook-outs

  • Annual Farm Tour

  • Twilight Festival Apple Dunk

  • Fall Pumpkin Collection and SMASH Contest

  • Holiday Lights Recycling

  • Christmas Tree Recycling

Environmental Club Survey

Do you want the club to be held:
Do you want to learn about
Do you like:
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Community Non-School Grants

DEADLINE: March 20, 2024

  

The Woodford County Conservation District offers the opportunity to apply for Environmental Education Community Non-School Grants on a limited basis.  Up to $500 grants will be awarded. For more information about Environmental Education Non-School Grant, click on the application link below.

 

Environmental Education Non-School Grant Application

Teacher Donation Program

DEADLINE: March 20, 2024

The Woodford County Conservation District assists with monetary support for environmental projects for teachers who want to have a special project for their students. The Conservation District does this through our Teacher Donation Program. To apply for the Teacher Donation Program for funding up to $500 per project, click on the application link below.

Teacher Donation Application

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Educators - Get in touch!

If you are an educator or EE facilitator in Woodford County...

If you are a parent interested in bolstering EE in Woodford County...

If you're an environment advocate and want to see more EE in our area...

Take 2 seconds to flag your interest in the following:

  • KAEE events (Outdoor Learning Symposium, Foundations in Teaching EE, Climate Education Workshop, EE Bootcamp, KAEE Conference) 

  • Dept. of AG Mobile Science Activity Center (MSAC) visit to your school

  • Jim Claypool Art & Writing Contest

  • Outdoor Teacher Training - Woodford County

  • Teacher Donations

  • Scholarships

  • Opportunities to get involved

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