Sara Shallenberger Brown GCA National Parks Conservation Scholarship
Job Details

The purpose of the scholarship is to give worthy students an opportunity to experience an apprentice crew leadership role with the Student Conservation Association (SCA), a national leader in youth service and stewardship. Applicants will be required to complete an essay and furnish two letters of recommendation along with their resume.

The scholarship includes a stipend, transportation and covers all training for environmental field work and study. Students accepted will be part of a crew team working at national parks across America.

The Sara Shallenberger Brown GCA National Parks Conservation Scholarship is offered by the Garden Club of America. This particular scholarship was launched in 2011 in honor of Sara Shallenberger Brown for her dedication to the environment as a member of the Glenview Garden Club of Louisville, Kentucky.


The deadline for this scholarship is usually in February of each year, and the award amount varies.

  • Undergraduate college students age 19-20 may apply
  • Pursuing careers in conservation and environmental research
  • Eligibility is open to U.S. Citizens and permanent residents who are enrolled in a U.S. - based institution
SCA in the Northwest
The Student Conservation Turns 60: A Look Back