The Mahtomedi Area Green Initiative Environmental Leadership Award provides a $1,000 merit-based scholarship to a graduating senior who exemplifies commitment, innovation, and leadership in addressing environmental issues.
Scholarship founders, Vicki and Si Ford and their family were inspired by Mahtomedi students whose vision, dedication, and leadership were pivotal in making the Zephyr Wind Turbine a reality. The award celebrates this past student initiative and aims to encourage future student engagement and innovation in defining and solving environmental problems.
The recipient should have a demonstrated commitment to actively addressing community environmental concerns and an interest in pursuing a career in a field that will contribute to environmental sustainability.
Essay Requirement – Provide a one page, typewritten, single-spaced essay that describes what you have done to address environmental issues in your community and how solving environmental problems fits into your future plans.