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2024 VASWCD Scholarship

To all students interested in natural resources conservation, agriculture, and/or environmental studies, and their guidance counselors:

The Lord Fairfax Soil and Water Conservation District (LFSWCD) will be collecting applications on behalf of the Virginia Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts Educational Foundation (VASWCD-EF). The LFSWCD Board of Directors will choose one student from the applicant pool to send forward to the state association for review. The VASWCD-EF will be awarding four $2,000 scholarships to statewide winners.


In addition to advancing one student’s application to the state application review, LFSWCD will also be issuing two local scholarships – one to the student who is chosen to advance to state consideration, and another qualified student. The attached application will be used for the local scholarships as well.


Applications for the scholarships may be emailed to Allyson Ponn at: OR mailed to the following:

Lord Fairfax SWCD, 722-B East Queen Street, Strasburg, VA 22657


If you have any questions about the scholarships or the application process, please do not hesitate to contact the Lord Fairfax SWCD office.

Application Packet can be found here

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