Gould Family Scholarship Fund
Ventura County residents who are currently enrolled in a college in Ventura County (Moorpark, Oxnard, and Ventura community colleges, CSU Channel Islands, California Lutheran University, and Thomas Aquinas College) who will continue their education at any college/university in the next academic year. There will be a preference in the selection process for applicants who demonstrate civic engagement through community volunteerism and/or internships. There will be a preference in the selection process for applicants who are majoring in environmental/earth/natural science, conservation. Applicants will write an essay in response to this prompt: Tell us about your role in community activism and/or interest in the environment – what prompted your volunteer activities, what have you been doing to make a difference in your community, or why you are interested in the environment and conservation. If you have held an internship, please discuss briefly what you have learned and what you will take with you as you continue your education.