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Park & Recreation Scholarship Applications are Due in October

The California Foundation for Parks and Recreation's Scholarship Committee manages and coordinates scholarships to assist noteworthy students fulfill their goal of entering the park and recreation profession.The Committee annually awards approximately 20 scholarships to junior, senior and graduate level students majoring in recreation, parks, and leisure studies throughout the state of California. Students apply during October; they are selected in December; notified of their awards in January; and are awarded their scholarship at the annual conference in March. Award amounts are generally between $1000 and $2000. On occasion, an outstanding student has been the recipient of more than one scholarship.

Application forms (click here to download the 2014 form) must be completed by the candidate and submitted prior to the posted deadline date.

Awards are available for student majoring in all aspects of recreation, parks, parks operations, natural resources management, recreation therapy, commercial recreation, tourism, community recreation, recreation/aquatic management, recreational sports management and recreation leadership.

The Scholarship Committee is comprised of professionals and educators from Northern and Southern California, a representative from the California Park & Recreation Society Board of Directors, a member of the California Association of Park & Recreation Commissioners and Board Members, and the Executive Director of California Park & Recreation Society, solicits and awards student scholarships.



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