The Emerson Hough Chapter of the Izaak Walton League is offering a conservation scholarship to Jasper County high school seniors. 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 forestry, 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 jaspercountyconservation.com or by contacting Katie Cantu of the Izaak Walton League Scholarship committee at the Jasper County Conservation Board office in Newton. Scholarship applications must be submitted by April 1.
For more information call 641-792-9780.