WY Natural Resource Foundation Gary Beach Memorial Scholarship
The Wyoming Natural Resource Foundation will be awarding the annual Gary Beach memorial scholarship. This $1200 scholarship for the 2009-2010 school year available to University students enrolled at the Junior level or higher.
Beach, a long time Department of Environmental Quality employee, served for several years as the Administrator of the water quality division. During his tenure with the Department, he was instrumental in working with local conservation districts to establish the local watershed planning approach to address Wyoming’s impaired waterbodies.
University of Wyoming students focusing on natural resource management are encouraged to apply. In order to be eligible for the scholarship, the following criteria must be met: The applicant must have completed at least 59 credit hours (be enrolled at the Junior level or higher) and have a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5. The applicant must be enrolled at the University of Wyoming in one of the following academic majors: environment and natural resources, water resources, rangeland ecology and watershed management, or a related field.
Applications and scholarship criteria can be obtained by contacting the Wyoming Natural Resource Foundation at 307-632-5716 or www.wynaturalresourcefoundation.com.
Applications, copy of transcripts from all colleges or universities attended and one letter of recommendation should be submitted no later July 31, 2009 to the Wyoming Natural Resource Foundation; Bobbie Frank, Executive Director; 517 E. 19th Street; Cheyenne, WY 82001.
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