Maria Ruth Memorial Scholarship

The criteria for a scholarship award will be: * SIUE junior or senior majoring in Environmental Sciences * GPA of 3.0 or above * Must agree to volunteer a total of 75 hours throughout the year at the SIUE Gardens * Must agree to complete a project for the SIUE Gardens throughout the year, with a focus on educational outreach and directed to the local community. Work on the project can count as volunteer hours. * Must submit either a 500-word minimum letter or a 3-minute video explaining why the SIUE Gardens is important to them and how they can help the Gardens as Environmental Sciences majors. Preference will be given to students who have volunteered at the SIUE Gardens in the past, however, all students are encouraged to apply.
Recipients may keep the scholarship for a maximum of two years if all requirements are met and maintained.

Area of Interest
College of Arts and Sciences, Environmental Sciences
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please submit either a 500 word minimum letter or a 3 minute minimum video explaining why the SIUE Gardens is important to you and how you can help the gardens as an Environmental Science major.