Carol S. Comeau has worked as a public school teacher in Oregon and Anchorage, Alaska, for many years. Carol and her family have relocated to Bellingham, Washington, since her retirement as Superintendent of Schools in June 2012.
Carol’s career has been dedicated to the belief that all students, regardless of their circumstances or zip code, are entitled to a fair and excellent education. This scholarship is designed to help students who are committed to advocating for and protecting the environment in the Pacific Northwest and around the world for future generations.
As the climate crisis worsens, it’s more important than ever to support the next generation of environmentalists in their education.
Climate change is displacing over 20 million people each year around the world, and the number of climate-related disasters has tripled in the last three decades. Environmental science and conservation are more important than ever in order to save the planet.
This scholarship is open to any high school senior in Washington who wants to pursue environmental studies in college or at a trade school.
To apply, tell us about yourself and how you hope to use your environmental studies degree to make a difference in the world.
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The following scholarship is described briefly below:
|Organization||Carol S. Comeau/Bold.org, Inc|
|Educational Level||High School|
|Number of Awards||4|
|Application Deadline||April 22, 2022|
Who May Be Eligible?
Any high school senior at a public high school in Washington who is planning on attending college or a trade school to pursue environmental studies may apply for this scholarship.
Scholarships are non-transferable and must be accepted in their whole; they will not be paid to academic institutions located outside of the United States. You may not be an officer, director, member, or employee of Bold.org or any other party involved in the development or administration of the scholarship, or an immediate family member (i.e., parents, children, siblings, or spouse) of any of the foregoing, or a person living in the household of any of these individuals, without limitation.
How to Apply
To apply for scholarships, there is no need to make a purchase or pay anything. Applicants must meet the scholarship’s eligibility requirements, submit a complete application through the Bold.org platform by the deadline, and agree to be bound by the Official Scholarship Rules. Bold.org reserves the right to disqualify any applicant and/or application that is inaccurate, incomplete, or that Bold.org believes in good faith has been generated by automated means or scripts, or that is the result of plagiarism.
The applicants need to tell about themselves and how they hope to make a difference in the world through their degree in environmental studies.
As this is an essay contest, all interested participants must do is prepare a 400-600 word essay on one of the following topics:
- How to use your environmental studies to make a positive difference in the world?
The essays must be submitted via the entry form available on the scholarship’s official website.
The winner of the scholarship will be the candidate who wrote the best essay and will get $500 in prize money. This amount can be used to cover the cost of education such as tuition, books, accommodation, and transportation, etc.
The deadline for submitting applications for the following scholarship is April 22, 2022. There will be no late submissions accepted.