Charles P. Bell Conservation Scholarship – Undergraduate

$500Award Amount
1Number of Awards
1/31/2023Submission Deadline

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This program is an initiative formed by the family of Charles P. Bell to honor his memory. Charles P. Bell was a volunteer conservationist who dedicated his time and financial resources to the growth of Missouri’s conservation programs.

The Conservation Federation of Missouri sponsors the scholarship. They are a private organization of Missourians who work to represent Missouri’s citizen conservationists better and tackle state and national issues that relate to conservation.

The undergraduate program awards a deserving applicant with a $500 award. Applicants enrolled in Missouri schools are encouraged to apply.

Key Information of Charles P. Bell Conservation Scholarship – Undergraduate

Study Details

Area of Study

  • Fisheries
  • Forestry
  • Natural Resources
  • Science
  • Wildlife Science

Country of Study

United States

Specific Schools

Any

Scholarship Details

Intended Level of Study

Undergraduate

Award Amount

$500

Number of Awards

1

Charles P. Bell Conservation Scholarship – Undergraduate Timeline

November 1, 2022

Application Opening Date

Interested candidates should expect applications to open within the first week of November.

January 31, 2023

Submission Deadline

Applicants have until the end of January to submit all requirements.

Scholarship Eligibility

To be eligible to apply, applicants must meet the following criteria.

  • Eligible Grade: Undergraduate
  • Maximum Age: Any
  • Required GPA: Any
  • Geographic Eligibility: Missouri
  • Gender: Any
  • Race/Ethnicity: Any

Application Requirements

Here’s what you need to submits besides your application.

  • Grade transcript
  • Recommendation letters
  • Present Work Experiences
  • Short Answers
  • School Verification

How to ace the Charles P. Bell Conservation Scholarship – Undergraduate

1

Provide three letters of recommendation

Get a teacher, employer, or a trusted person acquainted with you to put in a good word for you. The scholarship committee will not accept letters from relatives and family members. Send the letters along with the application.

2

Attach a copy of your transcripts

The committee will need to know the courses you have taken, grades achieved, credits received, and the qualifications you earned during high school and college. Provide a copy of your high school transcript and college/university transcript.

3

Outline your involvement in community activities

Active participation in volunteer programs is a plus when applying for this scholarship. List the community and school activities in which you took (or are currently taking) part.

4

Provide other relevant documents

To complete your application, you attach a statement of need explaining what the scholarship will do for you, an acceptance letter from your institution, and a profile of your work experience (if you have any). The scholarship application can be sent online or via mail.

How the Charles P. Bell Conservation Scholarship – Undergraduate is Judged

Applicants will be judged based on their place of residence (Missouri), career plan (natural resource management), and the number of college credit hours (at least 60).

Why We Love the Charles P. Bell Conservation Scholarship – Undergraduate

1

The program honors a devoted conservationist

Charles P. Bell worked to ensure that future generations could also share in the wonderment of the natural world. This scholarship acknowledges and honors his contributions.

2

It helps attract those interested in conservation

This scholarship motivates and encourages students interested in making a difference through conservation.

3

The scholarship helps to support Missouri residents

Through this scholarship, Missouri residents are supported financially as they work to get into the career of their dreams.

5 Facts about Charles P. Bell Conservation Scholarship

01.

Awards will be given during the convention

After the winner is announced, Recipients of the Charles P. Bell Conservation Scholarships will be honored at the next Conservation Federation of Missouri's Annual Convention.

02.

Financial need not required

Applicants need not apply for financial aid.

03.

There are other scholarships under this name

Other Charles P. Bell Conservation Scholarships are available for elementary, high school, or youth group programs and undergraduates in colleges/universities.

04.

About the federation

The Conservation Federation of Missouri is the largest and most representative conservation group in Missouri. They are the reason behind most of the conservation legislation in Missouri today.

05.

All applications must arrive before the deadline

Interested applicants who mailed their scholarship applications and required documents should ensure that their applications arrive before the deadline.

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Deadline
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