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Environmental Resource Management

Donor requests that expenditures are restricted to scholarship support to undergraduate students who are majoring in Environmental Resource Management and pursuing the Soil Science option and/or to support expenses related to the efforts of the Soil Judging team. In any given year, support for the Soil Judging team shall not exceed one third of the available income.

Consideration for this scholarship shall be given with the intent to provide to financial assistance to all full-time undergraduate students majoring or planning to major in Plant Sciences with the Agroecology or Crop Production option, or successor degree program(s), or Environmental Resource Management with the Soil Science option, or successor degree program(s), and to graduate students majoring in Agronomy or Soil Science, or successor degree program(s). Eligible recipients shall have achieved superior academic records or manifest promise of outstanding academic success.

Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll in the College of Agricultural Sciences at The Pennsylvania State University who have a demonstrated financial need. First preferences shall be given to students enrolled in the Environmental Resource Management program within the College of Agricultural Sciences who have a demonstrated financial need. ** DOCUMENTED FINANCIAL NEED REQUIRED

This scholarship is available to all undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled or planning to enroll in a degree program offered by the Department of Plant Science or the Department of Ecosystem Science and Management (or any successor departments) in the College of Agricultural Sciences, or who are enrolled or planning to enroll in the Environmental Resource Management major with the Soil Science option and who have demonstrated interest in Soil Science, Agronomy or Turfgrass Science.

Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all full-time undergraduate students majoring in Environmental Resource Management in the College of Agricultural Sciences at The Pennsylvania State University, who have at least a 5th or 6th semester standing, who have achieved a minimum grade point average of 3.5 (on a 4.0 scale), and who have demonstrated financial need. ** DOCUMENTED FINANCIAL NEED REQUIRED

Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all full-time undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll in the Environmental Resource Management Program in the College of Agricultural Sciences who have achieved superior academic records or manifest promise of outstanding academic success.

This scholarship is available to all undergraduate students currently enrolled or planning to enroll in a degree program offered by the Department of Plant Science or the Department of Ecosystem Science and Management (or any successor departments) in the College of Agricultural Sciences, or who are enrolled or planning to enroll in the Environmental Resource Management major with the Soil Science option and who have demonstrated interest in Soil Science, Agronomy or Turfgrass Science.

Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to full-time undergraduate students who are majoring or planning to major in Environmental Resource Management, or successor academic degree program in the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering in the College of Agricultural Sciences, and who have a demonstrated financial need for funds to meet their necessary college expenses. From the identified pool of eligible recipients, and to the extent possible, preference shall be given to eligible students in the following order: First preference shall be given to students who are past participants in the Pennsylvania Envirothon Program, or successor program and who are enrolled in the Environmental Science option or the Water Science option. Second preference shall be given to students who are enrolled in the Environmental Science option or the Water Science option who have achieved a grade point average of at least 3.0 (on a scale of 4.0) and are at least 4th semester standing. If no students meet the state preferences in a given year or if there are sufficient funds to award additional scholarships beyond the eligible recipients who meet the stated preferences, available funds will be awarded to any student based on the General Eligibility Criteria, regardless of preference. *DEMONSTRATED FINANCIAL NEED REQUIRED.

Consideration shall be given to all full-time junior and senior students enrolled or planning to enroll in the College of Agricultural Sciences who have shown progress in their academic work due to diligence and perseverance, work well with other students, and have demonstrated interest in environmental concerns. If two equally qualified candidates are identified, the need for financial assistance may be considered in determining the recipient. Endowed in memory of Sara L. Ristey by Dr. William J. and Elizabeth Ristey and their children, Catherine, Michael, and John. ** DOCUMENTED FINANCIAL NEED REQUIRED