College of Agriculture & Natural Resources


Sponsor: TrueGrid  |  Application Deadline: December 1, 2016

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Scholarship Description

The Details:

The way we build greatly affects our health, quality of life and our limited natural resources. The impact that treads from building is significant to energy use, water use and carbon dioxide emissions. Through green building processes and low-impact, sustainable development practices, we reduce the negative impact on the environment, natural resources and ourselves.

Here at TRUEGRID™, we strive to inform others of sustainable alternatives that don’t work against but WITH nature.

TRUEGRID™ is offering our TRUE|U student scholarships to advance careers across a diverse range of sustainable business, green building and related environmental areas. Three scholarships will be awarded to assist with tuition, educational fees and other school-related expenses.

  • First Prize: $2,500
  • Second Prize: $300
  • Third Prize: $200

TRUEGRID™’s TRUE|U scholarship program allows us to invest in individuals who share our vision and want to be at the forefront of this movement.

Eligibility Requirements

  • You are a US Citizen or a permanent resident.
  • You are currently an enrolled student, part-time or full-time, in a two-year, four-year, or graduate program.
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Must be studying topics related to:
    • -environmental health
    • -natural, physical, social or life sciences
    • -sustainability
    • -agriculture
    • -engineering
    • -architecture
    • -business

(Basically, if you want to make a difference on how we affect our environment with your career then we want you to apply.)

  • You’re passionate and ambitious.
  • You have the willpower, work ethic, and desire to make a change in the world.

Application Information

To sift through applicants and find the winners, we’ll need you to send in a few items. Entries and online applications will be accepted between September 1, 2016 – December 1, 2016. Winners will be announced Dec. 5, 2016.

Completed online application with the following:

  • A digital photo of self (winners will be displayed on TRUEGRID website).
  • An unofficial/official copy of your current academic transcript.
  • A short statement (50 – 100 words) about you, why you want to have a career that advocates sustainability, and how you are planning to do that.
  • Create a form of social awareness that inspires other students to focus on being eco-friendly and sustainable. This can be a video, artwork, essay or anything that would engage other students to focus on sustainability. Keep in mind this question: What is the environmental issue(s) and how can people make a difference using alternative, sustainable solutions?
  • Upload your project, video, artwork, essay or creative element of your choice. We will give you a link to share your work on social media where you can go get people to vote for your project. The more votes you get, the better your chances of winning.
  • Add us as a friend then tag/link your post one of the following:

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