STERLING – The Whiteside County Natural Area Guardians, a committee of the Soil and Water Conservation District, will award two $500 scholarships to college students who are pursuing a degree in the area of conservation or an environmentally-related field.
The scholarships are available for students entering junior or senior years at an institution of higher learning. First consideration is given to students who reside in Whiteside County.
Applications are available at whitesidecountyswcd.com and clicking the Natural Area Guardians tab and at the Soil Water Conservation District office, USDA Building, 16255 Liberty Street, Morrison, IL 61270. For more information, call 815-772-2124, ext. 3. Completed applications are due by April 1 and sent to Scholarship Committee, Natural Area Guardians, attention Carolyn Keller, 1716 W. Fourth St., Sterling, IL 61081-3125.