Westborough – This year the Westborough Community Land Trust (WCLT) is offering two scholarships of $1000 each, to be awarded in June to the winners of its annual Earth Day Essay Contest. The contest and scholarships are open to all graduating Westborough High School (WHS) seniors and to graduating seniors who reside in Westborough but attend a different high school. The contest runs from Monday, March 2 through Monday, April 6.
To apply, WHS seniors can get contest details and scholarship forms from the WHS guidance office as of Monday, March 2. The deadline for WHS seniors to submit their Earth Day essays and scholarship applications (on paper) to the WHS guidance office is Monday, April 6.
Graduating seniors who reside in Westborough and attend a different high school can get contest details and scholarship applications online at the Westborough Community Land Trust website (http://www.westboroughlandtrust.org) as of March 2. They should submit their Earth Day essays and scholarship applications (on paper) by regular mail to the following address, to be received by Monday, April 6: WCLT, P.O. Box 838, Westborough, MA 01581.
Students do not have to be planning an environmental emphasis in their future studies or career in order to be eligible for the scholarships.