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Conservation scholarship available for high school seniors

Published: Tuesday, March 18, 2014 11:14 a.m. CDT • Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014 11:16 a.m. CDT

The Emerson Hough Chapter of the Izaak Walton League is offering a conservation scholarship to Jasper County high school seniors, according to Katie Cantu of the Izaak Walton League Scholarship Committee.  

This scholarship award is for $750 to a graduating senior who will pursue a college degree in the field of natural resources or conservation.  

Conservation careers include positions in foresty, soil conservation, as a conservation officer, environmental education, fisheries, wildlife, or any other related field accepted as such by the scholarship committee. Applications are available online at www.jaspercountyconservation.com or by contacting Cantu at the office of the Jasper County Conservation Board in Newton. Scholarship applications must be submitted by April 1.

For more information, call (641) 792-9780.

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