College of Agriculture & Natural Resources

The Tatiana Mendez Future Resources Scholarship

Sponsor:   |  Application Deadline: March 1, 2016

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Scholarship Description

Ms. Mendez is proud to sponsor conversation on the topic of natural preservation, as well as to aid in the educational goals of those who wish to achieve positive change through stewardship.

Eligibility Requirements

Candidates must be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary educational institution by May, 2016, when the essay contest winner is announced. Candidates must demonstrate a continued interest in environmental stewardship and the protection of natural resources, based on volunteer, professional, and academic experience. All candidates must possess a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher to be eligible for this scholarship.

Application Information

An updated resumé, detailing relevant professional, academic, and volunteer experience. A 500-word essay that responds to the following question: “What do you believe is the biggest issue that currently threatens our nation’s natural resources, and what are at least two ways we can begin working to fix this issue?” An up-to-date official transcript from the candidate’s academic institution. If no official transcript is available, applicants may submit and up-to-date unofficial transcript, as well as the most recent official transcript from her or his previous school.




HOW TO APPLY: Scholarship candidates must submit a complete application by no later than March 1, 2016.  The materials should be submitted all together by U.S. mail or fax.  Candidates may address fax or mail submissions to:

Tatiana Mendez Future Resources Scholarship

440 Monticello Ave Suite 1811A

Norfolk, VA 23510

Fax: 757-222-0034

DEADLINE: 03/01/2016

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