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Navajo Nation Scholarship

Brown and Caldwell offers a scholarship designed to encourage and support students who are enrolled members of the Navajo Nation that have a desire to improve our world by developing their skills and knowledge in preparation for a career in the environmental profession.

The scholarship provides

$1,000 for up to four (4) years of schooling (for a total of $4,000). The scholarship will be distributed annually as long as the eligibility criteria continue to be met.
A laptop computer or tablet. (awarded the first year only)

Criteria

Candidates for the Brown and Caldwell Navajo Nation Scholarship Program must be:

  • A United States citizen or permanent resident.
  • A full-time student enrolled at an accredited two-year junior or four-year undergraduate college, or a senior in high school with a letter of acceptance from the college or university to be attended.
  • Have or intend to declare a major in civil, chemical or environmental engineering or one of the environmental sciences (e.g. geology, hydrogeology, ecology).
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent on a 5.0 scale).
  • Be an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation.
Required Documents

All candidates must submit with a completed application:

  • An essay of 500 words or less, "My role in creating a sustainable world."
  • Two written recommendations, with at least one from a high school or university official (e.g. advisor, professor).
  • High school counselor or university academic adviser's name, phone number, and email address.
  • An official transcript of your academic record.
  • A resume (including previous work experience)

Returning Navajo Nation Scholarship Recipients Criteria

  • Have been awarded the Navajo Nation Scholarship under the Initial Eligibility requirements.
  • Completed a full year of schooling (2 semesters or 3 quarters) as an award recipient during the year immediately preceding a request for Continuing Eligibility.
  • Have a declared major in civil, chemical, or environmental engineering, or one of the environmental sciences (e.g., geology, hydrogeology, biology, ecology, industrial hygiene toxicology).
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent on a 5.0 scale).

Required Documents

  • A completed application form.
  • An official transcript of your academic record.
  • Evidence of a declared major.
  • A resume (including previous work experience)

Applications will close and materials must be postmarked by August 15, 2017 to be considered for our 2017 scholarships.

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Brown and Caldwell
Attn: Navajo Scholarship Program
6975 Union Park Center, Suite 490
Midvale, UT 84047
Email: scholarships@brwncald.com