The Virginia Beach Defense Group is proud to sponsor conversation on the topic of natural preservation, as well as to aid in the educational goals of those who wish to achieve positive change through stewardship. The winner of the Virginia Beach Defense Group Future Resources Essay Contest will receive a $500 scholarship to help them pursue the education necessary to help build a more sustainable future.
A) Candidates must be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary educational institution by Fall.
B) Candidates must demonstrate a continued interest in environmental stewardship and the protection of natural resources, based on volunteer, professional, and academic experience.
C) All candidates must possess a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher to be eligible for this scholarship.
A) An updated resume, detailing relevant professional, academic, and volunteer experience
B) A 500-word essay that responds to the following question:
What do you believe is the biggest issue that currently threatens our nation's natural resources, and what are at least two ways we can begin working to fix this issue?
A) An up-to-date official transcript from the candidate's academic institution. If no official transcript is available, applicants may submit and up-to-date unofficial transcript, as well as the most recent official transcript from her or his previous school.
B) Cover letter