Summary of Society Awards

The awards program of the Soil and Water Conservation Society is designed to recognize individuals and organizations who have made outstanding contributions in advocating the conservation of soil, water and related natural resources. View the awards flyer for details on each award.

  • Society Service Award
  • Fellow Award
  • Conservation Research Award
  • Hugh Hammond Bennett Award
  • Conservation Professional of the Year
  • Conservation Innovation Award
  • Harold and Kay Scholl Excellence in Conservation Award

The 2020 awards application deadline has passed.

Summary of Society Scholarships

The Soil and Water Conservation Society has three scholarship opportunities for all members. Many other opportunities for scholarships are available through individual chapters. Contact your local chapter directly for information regarding those scholarships. View the scholarship flyer for details on each scholarship.

Please note that you must be a member of the Soil and Water Conservation Society for at least one year to apply for these scholarships.

  • Donald A. Williams Soil Conservation Scholarship
  • Kenneth E. Grant Research Scholarship
  • Melville H. Cohee Student Leader Conservation Scholarship

The 2020 scholarship application deadline has passed.


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