Environmental Defenders of McHenry County

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Scholarship Application

Environmental Scholarship

Our 2011 recipient accepts her award at our pancake breakfast on the hill.

The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County is offering an Entering College scholarship for $1,000 to an outstanding high school senior planning to pursue a career directly related to environmental science or preservation.  

The following criteria will be used to choose the winner of the scholarship: 

        A resident of McHenry County who is attending high school in the county

        Volunteer work/service for an environmental organization

        Two letters of recommendation, with one being a teacher

        Grade point average from high school transcript

        An essay on your goals and aspirations in regard to the environment 

Applicants cannot be a relative of a Defenders board member or staff.

Your completed application packetóapplication form, transcript, essay, and two lettersó must be postmarked by April 24, 2014, or hand-delivered to the Defenders' office, 110 S Johnson Street, Suite 106, Woodstock, IL 60098-3259, on or before April 25, 2014.

If you have any questions regarding the scholarship, please call the office at 815-338-0393.


Environmental Defenders of McHenry County, 110 South Johnson Street, Suite 106, Woodstock, Illinois 60098
815-338-0393  mcdef@owc.net