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The Pestnet Future Entomologist Scholarship will award $500 to a student who is working towards his or her dream of becoming an entomologist.
To apply, send a 400-1,000 word essay along with your contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org
The following are suggested topics for the writing submission. Addressing each topic suggestion is not required-
- The student’s passion and commitment to entering the field of entomology,
- Challenges you have overcome in pursuing your dream
- The type of entomologist you want to be and why
- A fun and interesting story related to the suggestion above
- Goals in the next 5-10 years related to the entomologist field
- What the scholarship means to you and how you plan to give back
Essay Entry: Essay entry begins March 15, 2012 and ends on July 31, 2012.
When is the scholarship awarded?
The Future Entomologist Scholarship will be awarded on August 10, 2012.
What are the eligibility requirements?
Students who are enrolled in a college, university, related specialty school, or other training program related to the field of entomology are eligible. Prospective students striving to attend an entomology related curriculum are eligible.
How are essays judged?
Essays are judged by creativity, specificity, and basic grammar. We are looking for future entomologist s, pediatric entomologist s, or other entomologist professionals with a vision to help others and the entomologist community.
What information do I need to provide?
Your information will remain private and will not be shared with any third-parties. A minimum amount of personal information is needed to verify your submission and provide Pestnet with a means of contact should you become a scholarship recipient.
What scholarship awards are available? How do I redeem a scholarship?
The winner will receive a $500 scholarship that will be paid directly to the scholarship recipient’s college or university.