Resource Conservation Workshop is a five-day summer intensive for rising 11th and 12th grade students with an interest in agriculture or natural resources- soils, aquatics, wildlife, forestry, and more. The 2020 workshop will be hosted at NC State University from June 21 through June 26.
Guilford County provides scholarships for students to cover the full cost of the workshop each year. Applications should be emailed here by March 30, 2020. Previous attendees will not be eligible to participate.
The workshop provides a unique experience for students to be exposed to natural resource and related careers and advanced conservation concepts. At the conclusion of the workshop, students are tested on their knowledge, and top scorers are awarded cash prizes or scholarships. Students with top scores on the review test will receive monetary awards:
1st place $100 in cash plus a $500 scholarship
2nd place $100 in cash plus a $275 scholarship
3rd place $100 in cash
4th place $75 in cash
5th place $50 in cash
In addition, the following scholarships are also offered:
NC District Employees Association Scholarship ($1000*) - based on student achievement, counselor recommendation and interviews.
Grady Lane Scholarship ($500*) plus $100 in cash - based on student achievement, counselor recommendation and interviews.
*Received when student enrolls in college