Protect Geauga Parks (PGP) is accepting applications for the 2022 Bob McCullough Memorial Conservation Scholarship. Scholarships of $1000 each will be awarded to up to 3 high school seniors who live or attend school in Geauga County. The scholarship program is aimed at students with evidence of volunteering, service, and/or activism that promotes conservation in support of PGP’s mission.
Qualified Applicants Will:
- Describe a plan of college study in an area that will promote conservation, preservation, and protection of nature;
- Provide evidence of a commitment to one or more principles of PGP’s mission. Examples include, but are not limited to, participation in extra-curricular activities such as Envirothon, academic or community projects, volunteer service, conservation/activism clubs, fundraisers, internships, or employment; and
- Live in or attend school in Geauga County and graduate High School in the Spring of 2022.
Protect Geauga Parks created the Bob McCullough Memorial Conservation Scholarship in 2017 in honor of the late Bob McCullough. A former Geauga Park District Board member and high school biology teacher in Geauga County, Mr. McCullough influenced multiple generations to appreciate nature and value conservation in Geauga County. Scholarships are funded through private donations from PGP supporters and the generosity of the Foundation for Geauga Parks.
Complete information about scholarship award criteria and deadlines is contained in the application materials which can be downloaded from the link below.
Applications are due by midnight, Sunday, April 10, 2022. Recipients will be announced on Friday, May 13, 2022.
About Protect Geauga Parks
Protect Geauga Parks (PGP) is a non-profit conservation organization dedicated to promoting preservation and conservation of nature in the parks within Geauga County. Since its formation by private citizens of Geauga County, PGP has engaged in public education and advocacy to support its mission—To promote, support and actively campaign for conservation, preservation and protection of nature as the primary mission of our parks.