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.
- Commendation Award
- Fellow Award
- Harold & Kay Scholl Excellence in Conservation Award
- Honor Award
- Hugh Hammond Bennett Award
- Outstanding Service Award
- Merit Award
The award category selection key will help you place your nomination in the awards category that best fits the nominee's accomplishments. Answer the questions sequentially until you are led to the appropriate award. Incorrectly placed nominations will not be considered for recognition.
Award applications are due by 11:59 PM Central on March 16, 2018.
Additional information, if needed, may be obtained from the Society's headquarters office 515-289-2331 ext. 114.
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.
Please note that you must be a member of the Soil and Water Conservation Society for at least 1 year to apply for these scholarships.
- Research Scholarship — made possible by Kenneth E. Grant
- Soil Conservation Scholarship — made possible by Donald A. Williams
- Student Leader Conservation Scholarship — made possible by Melville H. Cohee
The Society’s Awards Committee will evaluate and rank applications. Recommendations will be presented to the Board of Directors for final approval. Recognition of all scholarship recipients will be made at the Soil and Water Conservation Society International Annual Conference.
2017-2018 scholarship applications are due by 11:59 PM Central on March 16, 2018.
Questions about SWCS scholarships? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-515-289-2331 ext. 114.