Sequoia Audubon Society
                              San Mateo County, California

Sequoia Audubon Society ABA Camp Colorado Scholarship

ABA Camp Colorado
Photo by Jennie Duberstein of previous attendees

San Mateo County, CA -- Sequoia Audubon is pleased to announce two youth scholarships for students age 13-17 to attend the American Birding Associations' Camp Colorado The dates are July 15-22, 2023. These scholarships will encourage youth to pursue their interests in birds, the natural world, conservation, and education.

The scholarships were made possible by donations in honor of Robin Smith, past president, Nancy Lecich, a generous donor and many other additional donations.

This scholarship is open to students age 13-17 residing or attending school in San Mateo County. It will cover the cost of registration for the American Birding Associations' Camp Colorado ($1795), ABA YB eMember membership ($15), and travel costs to/from Colorado (up to $250). Scholarship recipients will also receive a year's membership to Sequoia Audubon Society.

Students must complete an application (application link) that includes an essay and letter of recommendation from a teacher or adult mentor. Here is a worksheet (worksheet link) of the application that the applicant can use before submitting the digital application form. It will allow the applicant to see the essay prompt and the link to the letter of recommendation (recommendation link) to provide to the recommender in advance.

The deadline to apply is FEBRUARY 28, 2023. Contact Nelle Lyons


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