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LAST CHANCE TO APPLY FOR UP TO $3000 SCHOLARSHIP FROM LOCAL SOLAR DEVELOPER

EDEN RENEWABLES IS OFFERING $16,000 TO HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS IN THE CAPITAL REGION
DEADLINE FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2022

Troy, NY – The deadline is fast approaching for applications to the Eden Renewables annual scholarship program with a total value of $16,000.  Eden is a community solar farm developer based in Troy. High school seniors graduating from schools in communities which host Eden’s solar developments (see list below) and pursuing a career in fields that benefit the environment are invited to apply for ‘Green STEAM’ scholarships until May 20th.

Eden’s Green STEAM Scholarship was established in 2019 to encourage and support students interested in environmental careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM). So far, Eden has awarded $17,000 to 10 seniors attending Argyle, Duanesburg, Fonda-Fultonville, Hoosic Valley, Ichabod Crane, Maple Hill Junior-Senior, and Troy City High Schools, majoring in subjects such as Environmental Design, Environmental Science, Marine Biology and Wildlife Conservation.

Awards of $1,000-$3,000 will be made to up to 10-15 students, depending on the quantity and quality of applications received.

School District

Host Town

Linked Community Solar Project

Scholarship Amount

Argyle Central School District

Village & Town of Argyle

Dowmont & Hidden Meadows

$2,000

Brunswick Central School District

Town of Brunswick

Tamarac

$1,000

Duanesburg Central School District

Town of Duanesburg

Oak Hill  I & II

$2,000

Fonda-Fultonville Central School District

Town of Glen

Van Epps & Mohawk View

$2,000

Hoosic Valley Central School District

Town of Schaghticoke

Herrington

$1,000

Hudson City Central School District

Town of Claverack

Claverack Creek, Catskill View & Clover Meadow

$3,000

Ichabod Crane Central School District

Town of Kinderhook

Green Dale

$1,000

Schodack Central School District

Town of Schodack

Cedar Hill, Elmbrook & White River

$3,000

Troy City School District

City of Troy

N/A

$1,000

Eden’s Chief Development Officer Giovanni Maruca said, “Eden has already supported 10 students in the region with their environmental career ambitions. We are living in very challenging times, so this year we are able to increase the funds available to $16,000 which I hope will make a positive difference to the futures of more young people – and help benefit the US long-term transition to a low-carbon economy.”

Recipients will be selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership, participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, and statement of goals and aspirations. They will be formally awarded at each school’s graduation ceremony.

To be eligible, applicants must be a high school senior attending one of the host community schools, have a minimum of 3.0 cumulative GPA, and be accepted into a 2 or 4-year college or university and enrolled in Green STEAM or related discipline. A letter of recommendation from a teacher, counselor, or employer, and a 500-word statement of purpose regarding educational plans and professional aspirations in Green STEAM must be submitted with the application to be considered.

To submit an application: https://edenrenewables.com/scholarship-2022

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