Berkeley Community Pride Scholarship
Annually, the Shepherd University Environmental Studies faculty will recommend students to receive the Berkeley Community Pride Scholarship based on the following criteria:
Recipient(s) will be a resident of the Eastern Panhandle (Berkeley, Jefferson, Morgan Counties), with a preference given to residents of Berkeley County.
Recipient(s) will be pursuing a major in Environmental Studies.
Recipient(s) will maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5 and be making reasonable progress toward the completion of a degree.
Recipient(s) will submit a one-page essay stating why they chose Environmental Studies as their major, how they would benefit from the award, and include a brief description of their community and/or campus service. Essays are due to the Foundation by March 15th.
Preference may be given to students who are actively participating in community and/or campus service. For each student recommended, the Environmental Studies faculty must provide the following information on the attached form:
Major Area of Study
County of Residence
A brief statement about why the student is recommended
A name and signature
Please submit the completed forms and essays to Kristin Alexander at the Shepherd University Foundation no later than March 15th.
The Berkeley Community Pride Board of Directors may award the scholarship to one or more students and will notify the Shepherd University Foundation of the student(s) who shall receive the award. The award(s) will be made through the Shepherd University Foundation and Financial Aid Office.
For questions, please contact Kristin Alexander at (304) 876-5397 or firstname.lastname@example.org.