Shelby Soil & Water Conservation District Natural Resources/Agriculture Scholarship Award

May 22, 2023 - (Click here for the Application) - This year the Shelby Soil and Water Conservation District will be awarding a $1,000 scholarship. The scholarship recipient will receive $500 for the fall 2023 semester and another $500 for the spring 2024 semester. The Shelby SWCD Scholarship is open to college students who are working toward a degree in the natural resources or agricultural field. We will be looking at individuals who meet the following qualifications: 

1) Must have graduated from a high school or home school program in Shelby County, TX.
2) Must be a college junior or senior (successfully completed 2 years college).
3) Must be enrolled as a full-time student (minimum of 12 hours per semester).

Applicants must submit their high school and college transcripts, a completed SWCD scholarship application and a letter of recommendation. Selection will be based on academic merit and recommendations of the school and others concerning the applicant’s initiative and character, leadership, citizenship and need. Applicants may be called for a personal interview. To obtain a copy of the application, E-mail the SWCD office in Center: If you would like ot call and request a copy be mailed to you, the telephone number is (936) 598-5557, Ext. 3. If no one answers, please leave your name and telephone number and someone will call you back.

Programs and services of the Shelby SWCD are offered on a nondiscriminatory basis without regard for race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, marital status or disability. All applications must be received by July 17, 2023.