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Scholarships available for environmental studies

INGLESIDE – Five $1,000 scholarships are being offered by the Friends of Volo Bog and Friends of Moraine Hills State Park to outstanding Chicago-area students interested in pursuing an environmental or natural science career.

The application deadline is March 31 for FOVB and April 15 for FOMHSP. 

Although the applications are similar, there are some differences, so students should read the qualifications and instructions carefully.

The Friends of Volo Bog and Friends of Moraine Hills State Park are nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations, each dedicated to promoting citizen awareness of the local natural heritage of their respective sites, and to preserving the same through special events, educational and training programs, acquisitions of properties for such purposes, and taking whatever steps deemed necessary to insure the continued care and preservation of these Illinois Department of Natural Resources sites.

Application packets are available at www.friendsofvolobog.org and www.friendsofmorainehillsstatepark.org.

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