Scholarships to be awarded


The Freehold Soil Conservation District will award three $2,000 scholarships to students majoring in a conservation-related field. The scholarships will be awarded during the summer.

The Neal Munch, Mac Clark and Bill Schauer scholarships are awarded annually to honor their years of dedicated and distinguished service to the Freehold Soil Conservation District and to conservation, according to a press release.

This will mark the 38th consecutive year the Freehold Soil Conservation District will award college scholarships.

All applicants must be:

• A resident of Monmouth County or Middlesex County

• Entering their junior or senior year of college by the fall of 2017

• Majoring in a field related to conservation including, but not limited to, agriculture, environmental education, environmental science, environmental studies, forestry, geology, landscape design, resource management, soil science, etc.

Applications are available online at under Education, by sending an email to or by calling 732-683-8500. The application deadline is April 28.