Date: 9/26/19 1:25 pm From: Bettina Heffner <BettinaHef...> Subject: Lancaster Co Bird Club offers Scholarship with 12/1/2019 Deadline
The Harold B. Morrin Scholarship; December 1, 2019 Deadline
Offered by the Lancaster County Bird Club
To promote birding and nature study in general, the annual scholarship for one youth (age 12 through 18) and one adult has a deadline of December 1, 2019 with a decision made by December 15, 2019. Specific information about the scholarship as well as the application can be found at the Lancaster County Bird Club (LCBC) website at www.lancasterbirdclub.org<http://www.lancasterbirdclub.org/> under the About Us tab. Suggested activities and projects are included on the website. Examples include participation in a nature camp sponsored by such groups as the Audubon Society, the American Birding Association and local organizations, as well as projects for scouts, college students, interns, and teachers. The scholarship is a $400 maximum per person. Harold B. Morrin, now deceased, was very active in the LCBC and known locally and abroad as an avid birder and habitat conservationist. He was a mentor to many young birders and was generous with his time and knowledge in helping birders of all ages and abilities. Questions may be directed to President Barbara Hunsberger at 717-984-2738.