The Peninsula Education Opportunity Fund is for students who have demonstrated an interest in Environmental Sciences, Social Sciences, and/or Organic Agriculture, with plans to pursue one of those fields of study at a 4-year college/university.
Funding of up to $1,000 per quarter is available for tuition/fees for students who do not possess the resources to attend college. Awards are dependent upon availability of funds. Award recipients must currently have a 3.0 GPA or better and maintain a 3.0 to remain eligible.
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Student selection criteria:
- A Clallam County resident.
- Must be seeking enrollment at Peninsula College during award year.
- Student must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 throughout the term of the Peninsula College Opportunity Fund award.
- Preference given to historically underrepresented populations with demonstrated financial need.
- Preference given to students seeking a career in pure organic and sustainable agriculture, or environmental sciences dedicated to the restoration of the natural environment including wildlife protection, or in the social sciences with the goal of achieving the aforementioned.
- Scholarship funds to be split over each term of the academic year for which it is awarded.
- Your statement of personal need will help reviewers to choose successful applicants.
- Scholarship funds will be applied to any financial aid-eligible expenses including tuition, mandatory fees, books, and living expenses needed to remain in school provided the student meets the criteria for receiving such funds.
- Priority given to students who have not received scholarships from other sources.