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Grace Force Scholarship, Sep 5, 2023

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Topic: “May The Forest Be With You Always”

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  • Any Marion County student 12 grade
  • $1,000 Scholarship

The Grace Force / Marion Soil & Water Conservation District Scholarship Program 2024

One $1,000.00 scholarship will be awarded by the Marion Water Soil and Water Conservation District to an eligible Marion County high school or equivalent school senior student.

Criteria for student selection:
-Unweighted GPA
-Transcripts to date from the guidance office or equivalent record custodian
-Community service hours to date with verification by the guidance office or equivalent record custodian
-One Letter of Recommendation
-Essay (See below for essay requirements)

A committee from the supervisors elected to the Marion Soil and Water Conservation District will review the applications. Applicants selected by the committee to be interviewed will be notified by telephone.

Please write an essay with a minimum of 500 words and no more than 2,000 words on the National Associations of Conservation Districts (NACD) annual topic, “May the Forest Be with You Always” (The essay should be typed on a separate sheet of paper.)

The essay will consist of a cover page which will include the title of the essay and the name and telephone number of the writer, the body of the essay, an appendix of citations relating to any
comments quoted from any source and a bibliography of the reference materials used by the presenter in researching the topic and writing the essay.

The committee would prefer the writer use 12-point Century Gothic or similar font with double spacing between the lines.