Keep Iowa Beautiful offers scholarships
Keep Iowa Beautiful will award five $1,000 scholarships to Iowa high school seniors in 2019. Four scholarships will be awarded to students who plan to enroll in an Iowa college or university to study environmental science, community development, landscape architecture or architecture (historical emphasis) or community planning and sustainability are eligible to apply.
A fifth scholarship will be awarded to a senior planning on studying communication, public relations and/or marketing. This scholarship is in honor of William J. Fultz, long-time KIB founding board member and artist.
“KIB seeks to foster positive values in younger generations and reinforce them in older generations. We encourage respect for home, neighborhood, community and state,” said Gerry Schnepf, KIB executive director. “KIB serves as a key resource for educating youth on the importance of environmental stewardship and community betterment.”
For more information, or to apply online, go to www.keepiowabeautiful.com/grants/byers. Applications are due Jan. 4, 2019 with notification in March.
All award recipients will be invited to a ceremony in the Governor’s office in Des Moines in March/April.