Chadwick Family Scholarship

The Fund will provide scholarships to University of Montana undergraduate or graduate students in the College of Forestry and Conservation according to the following guidelines: Full-time junior, senior or graduate students pursuing a degree from the W.A. Franke College of Forestry and Conservation who intend to pursue a career related to the betterment of the environment. Recipients must have a GPA of at least 3.0 and demonstrate financial need as determined by the Financial Aid Office or its equivalent in existence at the time of the award. Priority should be given for students who are underrepresented in the UM student body population or are the first generation in their family to attend college. The scholarship is renewable provided the recipient remains eligible. Applicants are encouraged to submit a short essay of 300 words or less reflecting on Chief Seattle’s words: “This we know: the earth does not belong to man; man belongs to earth. All things are connected like the blood that unites us all. Man did not weave the web of life, he is merely a strand in it. Whatever he does to the web, he does to himself…The earth is precious to him and to harm the earth is to heap contempt on its creator.”