Thomas M. Stetson Scholarship

American Ground Water Trust

Thomas M. Stetson Scholarship is a $2,000 fund provided to a high school senior. The scholarship aims to provide support to a student who plans to pursue a career in a ground water related field. The scholarship is funded by Stetson Engineers Inc., San Rafael, CA to honor the life-long contributions of Mr. Stetson.

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Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    The applicant must be a high school senior.
  • Minimum GPA:
  • Financial Need:
    Not Mentioned
  • Other Academic Requirements:
    The applicants must be students entering their Freshman year in a full-time academic program. The applicant must either have completed a science / environmental project at high school which directly involved ground water resources or, have had vacation / out of school work experience that is related to the environment and natural resources.
  • College:
    This scholarship is only for a student attending a four-year program at an accredited college or university located west of the Mississippi River.
  • Major/Career:
    The applicant must pursue a career in a ground water related field.

Application Details

  • Judging Criteria:
    Initial selection of finalists will be based on: The essay - "Ground Water - an Important Environmental and Economic Resource for America."The description of the ground water related project and/ or work experience.The two letters of recommendation.The final selection for the scholarship award will be based on the above criteria, and on:The strength of support provided by the applicant's references.A review of examination transcripts and GPA scores.Written confirmation of acceptance from the college or university.
  • Transcript:
  • Resume/Activity List:
  • Essay:
    A 500-word essay and a 300-word description of the applicant's high school groundwater project and/ or practical environmental work experience must accompany the application.
  • Recommendation Letters:
    The application must be accompanied by two letters of recommendation.
  • Other Materials:
    Applicants should provide biographical and achievement information by completing the scholarship application form. The completed form must be countersigned by a teacher at the applicant's high school.

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