Who Can Apply:
- Incoming students for fall of 2015, who are US Citizens.
- The scholarship will be payable to the winner’s college/university (in the US).
- Winners are not based on financial need.
- Homeschooled students may apply as long as academic level is equivalent to that of their peers.
- Scholarship awarded to students with an average SAT score of 1070 and average GPA of 3.5 or above.
Submission: The Plastic Place Green Scholarship will be awarded for the winning essay on the topic of:
“Landfills are at historic capacity levels. According to the EPA, the U.S. has more than 3,000 landfills in use, and over 10,000 old municipal landfills. Americans generate 250 million tons of garbage annually, and some reports show up to 400 million tons. Only about 10% of all solid garbage in the U.S. gets recycled.”
Deadline: August 3, 2015
Learn More: Plastic Place Green Scholarship