Applications for the 2014 Nancy Duree Natural Resource Scholarship are now being accepted.
The annual $1,500 scholarship is dedicated in memory of Nancy Duree who was an active partner in the Wenatchee River Salmon Festival since its inception, and a champion of natural resource education for both children and adults.
The scholarship will be awarded to a North Central Washington 2014 graduating high school senior pursuing a college education in a natural resource field (biology, forestry, botany, fisheries, geology, ecology, environmental education etc.)
Applicants must attend a high school in one of the following counties to compete for the scholarship: Chelan, Douglas, Grant, Kittitas, Okanogan or Yakima. The successful candidate will be selected based upon their academic record, community commitment, essay, references and financial need.
Applications are due April 15, 2014 and may be downloaded from the Wenatchee River Salmon Festival 2014 Nancy Duree Scholarship page.