Environmental Scholarship Available- Application Deadline is April 2nd

The following scholarship is available to area college students who are majoring in environmental fields of study.

Application Deadline:  April 2nd, 2021

Paul D. Pierotti Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship fund was established in 2006 by former 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 an environmental field.


Requirements for Consideration:

-Be a member or volunteer with The Conservation Foundation or related organization

-Possess a 3.0 cumulative G.P.A.

-Provide details of academic achievement and an outline of participation in extracurricular activities

-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
DuPage Foundation
3000 Woodcreek Dr, Suite 310
Downers Grove, Illinois 60515

(630) 665-5556

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