Craig Tufts Environmental Education Scholarship Award

SEEK Updated
10/12/2015
Resource Types: 
Grant/Funding
Abstract: 

The family of Craig Tufts, Family Summits, Inc. and National Wildlife Federation offer the Craig Tufts Educational Scholarship Award, which is given to a young person between the ages of 8 and 18 to attend a week-long, summer outdoor educational adventure camp with a parent or guardian.

Award Details:
The Craig Tufts Educational Scholarship Fund was established in memory of Craig Tufts, chief naturalist of National Wildlife Federation. Each year the Fund grants an award to one youth to attend a Family Nature Summit. The Fund provides travel, room and board and program fees for the award winner and an accompanying parent or guardian.

How to Apply:
Applicant will submit an original essay that addresses the following:

  • What are your favorite outdoor or nature-related activities?
  • Describe a memorable outdoor or nature-related experience and the impact it had on you.
  • Describe any experience or experiences you may have had that involved studying or protecting wildlife or the environment.
  • What do you hope to gain from the Family Summit program and how do you expect it to help you have a positive impact on your local environment or community.
  • Describe how you would share your experience with others.
  • Each essay MUST:

  • Be accompanied by a completed application form
  • Be written by the applicant (not a parent or guardian)
  • Be no more than three pages, double-spaced (about 750 words)
  • Be typed in a 12-point font or legibly handwritten
  • Include page number and applicant's name on each page
  • Applications may be submitted via
    Email: tuftsaward@nwf.org
    Fax: 703-438-6468
    Mail: Craig Tufts Educational Scholarship Award c/o National Wildlife Federation
    11100 Wildlife Center Drive
    Reston, VA 20190

    Annual application deadline is at the end of March.

    For more information visit http://www.familynaturesummits.org/scholarships/craig-tufts

    Author: 
    Family Summits, Inc. and National Wildlife Federation (NWF)
    Topic Areas: 
    Outdoor Recreation
    Education
    Target Audience: 
    Grades Pre K-12
    Families
    Geographic Location: 
    All Minnesota
    Outside Minnesota
    Fee: 
    No
    Library loan: 
    No
    Is training required?: 
    No
    Seasonal: 
    No
    Contact(s) or order information.: 

    Craig Tufts Educational Scholarship Award
    c/o National Wildlife Federation
    11100 Wildlife Center Drive
    Reston, VA 20190
    Email: tuftsaward@nwf.org
    Fax: 703-438-6468
    http://www.familysummits.org/craigtufts.php

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