John Wilson Memorial Scholarship
John Wilson Memorial Scholarship 2016 Application
Established October 1997
By the Ashtabula Soil and Water
Conservation District and the
John F. Wilson Family
Promote the philosophy of natural
resource management and positive stewardship toward our
Environment into the future.
In order to qualify for the scholarship, the applicant must follow all instructions completely. Scholarship Application for one (1) year. College enrollment beginning Fall 2016.
Name in full:
Last First Middle
Number & Street
City State Zip
Phone: (______ )_____________________
Include the following with the application:
A resume’ addressing the following points:
Work experiences, Career plans, Community Services, School Activities, Future educational objectives, Why you are interested in Natural Resources.
Current college financing plans - An official transcript of grades - A letter of recommendation from high school college or university advisor or instructor.
Applications must be received or postmarked By April 14, 2016
Applicant’s Signature: _____________________________ Date: ___________________
The John F. Wilson Memorial Scholarship Fund is established to provide financial assistance to students seeking to enter college and pursue a course of study in a natural resource field in the memory of John F. Wilson.
John F. Wilson served as the first District Conservationist for the Ashtabula Soil and Water Conservation District after being established in 1949. John dedicated twenty-eight years of his life to assisting the agricultural and urban communities with their conservation needs until his retirement in 1978.
The Ashtabula Soil and Water Conservation District will annually award $500 scholarships to high school graduates pursuing or college students majoring in a natural resource field. Scholarships are for one year. Candidates will be evaluated on academic achievement, involvement in community activities and course of study.
Scholarship Applicants must: Evaluation of
applicants will be based on:
1. Be a resident of Ashtabula County, 1. Academic Performance;
State of Ohio; 2. Origanizational participation and
2. Applicant must have a cumulative leadership potential;
high school grade point average 3. Community Service;
of 3.00 or better. College applicants 4. Financial plans and resources; must be maintaining 3.00 grade 5. Completeness of application and
point average. 6. Natural Resource course of study.
3. Plan to major or currently be enrolled
in a college, university or technical
school which grants two or four
degrees in a natural resource course
4. Be able to explain current college financing and need.
John F. Wilson Scholarship Fund
C/O Ashtabula Soil and Water Conservation District
39 Wall Street
Jefferson, Ohio 44047