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Acadia East Campground Outdoor Recreation & Tourism Scholarship

Acadia East Campground is a self-serve, backcountry-style tent campground owned and operated by Pocket Parks Campgrounds, LLC. Pocket Parks Campgrounds is a Maine-based campground startup founded in 2015. Because we believe so deeply in encouraging and supporting the next generation of outdoor recreation and tourism stewards, we’ve established the Acadia East Campground Outdoor Recreation & Tourism Scholarship to provide financial assistance to a student pursuing a degree in a related field.

Acadia East Campground Outdoor Recreation & Tourism Scholarship

Purpose

The purpose of the Acadia East Campground Outdoor Recreation & Tourism Scholarship is to provide financial support to a college student in the U.S. pursuing a degree in outdoor recreation, environmental studies, conservation, tourism, or closely related field.

Scholarship Award Amount

One scholarship applicant will be awarded $500.00 to help fund tuition.

Application Process

To be considered for the Acadia East Campground Outdoor Recreation & Tourism Scholarship, you must complete the downloadable application and prepare a maximum 350-word essay answering the following question:

Do you believe that it is the responsibility of outdoor recreation and tourism professionals to be stewards for the environment? If so, how do you plan to approach this in your career? If not, please explain.

APPLICATION SUBMISSION:

Click here to download the application

Applicants should submit their essay and completed scholarship application to scholarship@pocketparks.camp

DEADLINE:

The deadline for the scholarship application and essay is April 15, 2019.

CHOSEN WINNER:

The Acadia East Campground Outdoor Recreation & Tourism Scholarship Committee will review each application thoroughly and for accuracy in following these directions. Any application not within these guidelines will automatically be forfeited.

The winner will be chosen by the Acadia East Campground Outdoor Recreation & Tourism Scholarship Committee and notified by May 15, 2019.

DATA POLICY:

Personal information we gather for this scholarship is used only to determine the validity of enrollment and applicant identity. We (Acadia East Campground and Pocket Parks Campgrounds, LLC) do not share applicant personal information with any third parties, including marketing companies or debt collectors. All applicant personal information remains confidential at all times.

ESSAY WAIVER:

By submitting a scholarship application and essay, you agree to the use of part or all of your essay being published on social media and/or websites owned by Acadia East Campground and Pocket Parks Campgrounds, LLC.

WHO IS NOT ELIGIBLE:

Employees and relatives of employees of Pocket Parks Campgrounds are not eligible to receive the Acadia East Campground Outdoor Recreation & Tourism Scholarship.