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 Scholarships in Parks & Recreation  

 

SPOTLIGHT

Please note: all scholarship amounts are subject to change.

Eugene L. Boyer Parks and Recreation Scholarship

Criteria:

Junior or senior Parks and Recreation major specializing in Park and Resource Management, Resort Recreation Mgt/Tourism or Therapeutic Recreation Services. Must have at least 45 credits and a 3.25 GPA at time of application. Financial need and involvement in departmental programs and activities are considerations.

Amount:

up to $500

Contact:

Chairperson, Parks and Recreation Department, 102 Patterson Hall, 724-738-2068.

Butler County Tourism Scholarship

Criteria:

Applicant must be a Butler County resident, full-time student. The selection committee prefers a student who is employed part-time in tourism or hospitality field. One recipient will be selected by the Parks & Rec Department and another will be selected by the Communications Department.

Amount:

up to $1,000

Contact:

Dr. Daniel Dziubek, Parks and Recreation Department, 103 Patterson Hall, 724-738-2958.

Joseph Kolodski Memorial Scholarship

Criteria:

Parks and Resource Management Major, minimum of 60 credit hours, minimum of 3.00 GPA within the major courses at the time he/she applies for the scholarship, involvement within Parks and Recreation/Env. Educ. Department, experience with public and visitor services, and experience within the Park and Resource Management field.

Amount:

up to $400

Contact:

Chairperson, Parks and Recreation Department, 102 Patterson Hall, 724-738-2068.

Dr. Bill Shiner Scholarship

Criteria:

Park and Resource Management or Environmental Education major, full-time student, rising junior or senior, minimum 3.5 GPA, and demonstrated leadership through student or professional organizations community service community.  

Amount:

up to $750

Contact:

Chairperson, Parks and Recreation Department, 102 Patterson, 724-738-2068.