Blades of Green was founded in 1989 just outside of Annapolis, Maryland. They have always placed an emphasis on organic-based and bay-friendly lawn care techniques and products. As Maryland locals, the protection of the environment and our water sources is near and dear to Blades of Green. Advancements in environmental engineering, plant sciences, environmental sciences, green technology, and related fields starts with a focus on environmental education.
Blades of Green has created a merit-based scholarship fund for individuals seeking undergraduate or graduate level education in environmental studies or related fields. Mark and Brad Leahy have created a $1,000 scholarship for the 2021 academic year. The scholarship will be awarded based on academic excellence, pursuit of further study in environmental education at an accredited college or university, and passion for further study.
The scholarship will last for the duration of one year and be paid directly to the winning candidate to use towards tuition and board during the fall semester.
A) Complete the high school application or the college application and send in with your letter of intent.
B) Letter of Intent: 350 - 500 words describing the career path you plan to seek after graduation, passion for your intended field, and what inspired you to pursue your intended career path.
C) Provide an official transcript from the school in which the applicant is currently enrolled. Submit one letter of recommendation (can be in the form of a faculty letter of recommendation or other professional recommendation letter) in addition to the personal letter of intent outlined above. Submit all information by mail to:
Attn: Angela Hieronimus
Blades of Green
645 Central Ave E #200
Edgewater, MD 21037
Application with required documents must be received by the Blades of Green by 11:59pm on March 31st, 2021. Scholarship will be awarded by May 31st, 2021.