Education

Scholarships

2017 Scholarship Application
This year marks the 38th consecutive year that the Freehold Soil Conservation District will award college scholarships. The District will award three $2,000 scholarships to students majoring in a conservation-related field in the summer of 2017. The Neal Munch, Mac Clark and Bill Schauer Scholarships are named to honor their years of dedication and distinguished service to Freehold District and to conservation.
2017 scholarship application

Scholarships Awarded 37 Consecutive Years
For the 37th consecutive year the Freehold Soil Conservation District Board of Supervisors awarded scholarships to area college students majoring in a field related to the conservation of our natural resources. The Neal Munch, Mac Clark and Bill Schauer Scholarships are named to honor their years of dedicated and distinguished service to the Freehold District and to conservation efforts.

Charles Buscaglia, Board Chairman, presented students with $2,000 checks and certificates of achievement. “We are fortunate to be able to provide scholarships to students in honor of three men who dedicated many years to local conservation efforts,” said Buscaglia.
Kristie VonThun, of Monmouth Junction, received the Bill Schauer Scholarship. Kristie is a senior at Delaware Valley University majoring in equine management.
Garrett Hess, of Sayreville, received the Mac Clark Scholarship. He is a senior at Rutgers University majoring in ecology, evolution & natural resources.
Alexus Lizardi, of Morganville, received the Neal W. Munch scholarship and she is a senior majoring in environmental policy at Rutgers University.