The following scholarship is available to area college students who are majoring in natural resources or a related field.
Application Deadline: March 22nd, 2019
Paul D. Pierotti Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship fund was established in 2006 by the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County President D. “Dewey Pierotti, Jr. and his wife, Leslie, in memory of their late son Paul. “This is a fitting tribute to Paul,” said Mr. Pierotti. “He had a great love of the outdoors, especially for the forest preserves of DuPage County. This scholarship will enable deserving students with similar interests to pursue an education related to nature.”
This scholarship is designed for students from DuPage, Kane, Kendall or Will Counties pursuing college majors and careers in the environmental fields. Applicants wishing to be considered for this scholarship must be a volunteer or associated with The Conservation Foundation, possess a 3.0 cumulative G.P.A., provide details of their academic achievement and an outline of their participation in extracurricular activities, and write a 350 word essay on an environmental topic determined annually by the selection committee.
Click here to download the application.
For more information, contact:
The Pierotti Memorial Scholarship
3000 Woodcreek Dr, Suite 310
Downers Grove, Illinois 60515
Pictured: 2018 Paul D. Pierotti Scholarship Award Winners
Left - Lauren Cleary, Right - Matthew Roth