Academic Scholarship

Each year, through the Lindy Hamlett Education Scholarship Fund, the Piedmont Soil and Water Conservation District offers three $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors and college students. These scholarships give financial support to students planning to enroll or currently enrolled in a college curriculum related to natural resource conservation and/or environmental studies. Application materials are sent to local teachers and guidance counselors and are available at the Piedmont SWCD office. The awarded scholarship application is also eligible for the annual VASWCD Education Foundation scholarship awards.

Scholarship applications are due Thursday, April 1, 2022 to the Piedmont SWCD office, attn: Kelly Atkinson.  

Click below for more information:

Scholarship 2022 Guidelines

Scholarship 2022 Application

Scholarship 2022 criteria check-list

Scholarship Essay Grading Rubric


Thank you to all of our 2021 scholarship applicants. Congratulations to our winners!

Gracie Coover from Nottoway County
Tyler Harris from Prince Edward County
Marlee Wallace from Nottoway County