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2013 USGBC-LI Scholarships

2013 USGBC-LI Scholarships

The Long Island Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC-LI) is pleased to offer (4) four one-time scholarship awards to Long Island High School students. Applicant must be a high school senior (grade 12) residing in Nassau or Suffolk County who plan to enroll during the 2013 academic year at any accredited two-year or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school. Awards are for undergraduate study only.

The scholarship seeks to recognize and support those individuals who are committed to enhancing and promoting sustainability in our community. For 2013, the scholarships will be tier-valued as follows:

  • (1) “Platinum” Scholarship $ 2,000.00
  • (1) “Gold” Scholarship $ 1,500.00
  • (1) “Silver” Scholarship $ 1,000.00
  • (1) “Certified” Scholarship $500.00

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must be Long Island (Nassau County or Suffolk County) resident high school seniors (grade 12) in good standing, who plan to enroll during the 2013 academic year at any accredited two-year or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school. Awards are for undergraduate study only.

Evaluation Criteria

Applicants will be judged on the strength of their academic and extracurricular achievements and their interest in and commitment to environmental and sustainability issues, as documented in their application. Students are not expected to have specific knowledge of the USGBC LEED rating system or building and environmental sciences.

The USGBC-LI Green Scholarships are not need-based scholarships and may be awarded to anyone who meets the aforementioned criteria as determined by a selection committee comprised of USGBC-LI members. Failure to enroll in classes for the 2013 school year will result in forfeiture of scholarship award.

Deadline

Mail Only - application must be postmarked by April 12, 2013

Download 2013 Application here.

U.S. Green Building Council - Long Island Chapter
150 Motor Parkway - Suite LL80
Hauppauge, NY 11788
info@usgbc-li.org