Longmont Conservation District
The Longmont Conservation District offers a $2,000 scholarship to at least two Longmont area high school seniors pursing a degree in an agriculture-related field.
The scholarships will be paid over two years at $1,000 per year directly to the educational institution. Applicants who will be attending schools within the state of Colorado will be considered first, followed by applicants who will be attending out of state colleges. Preference will be given to high school seniors. A college student continuing their education in an agriculture-related field may apply.
The scholarship will be paid over two years directly to the educational institution. Applicants who will be attending out of state colleges will be considered after those applicants who will be attending schools in the state of Colorado.
The Board of Supervisors of the Longmont Conservation District will review the applications and award the scholarship at their April business meeting.
Boulder Valley Conservation District
The Boulder Valley Conservation District offers one $500 scholarship to high school senior graduating from a school within the boundaries of the Conservation District. The student must be pursuing a degree in an agriculture-related or a natural resources field. Examples of related fields include but are not limited to: ag business, agronomy, ag related journalism, veterinary or animal science, ag engineering, or natural resources.
Applications will be accepted from students already enrolled in a college but will be considered only after any high school student applicants. The scholarship award will be paid directly to the educational institution.
The Board of Supervisors of the Boulder Valley Conservation District will choose the scholarship winner at their April business meeting.
Meet our 2023 Scholarship Winners
The Longmont Conservation District is pleased to announce Katja O'Malley as the recipient of their 2023 scholarship award for high school seniors.
Katja is the daughter of Patrick and Stefanie O’Malley. She will graduate from Longmont High School with a 4.2 GPA. Katja plans to attend Colorado State University this fall pursing a career as a National Park Service Ranger.
Katja is an exemplary volunteer at the Longmont Museum. She participated in track, cross country, orchestra, FFA, drama club, and is a member of the National Honor Society. She has received awards including “Owning the Trojan Way,” the Principal’s Award and academic letters all four years of high school.
Katja was highly recommended for her dedication, kindness, and passion for justice and natural resources.
The Longmont Conservation District is pleased to announce Alexander Deputat as the recipient of their 2023 scholarship award for high school seniors.
Alex is the son of Jurji and Kathleen Deputat. He will graduate from Silver Creek High School with a 4.2 GPA. Alex plans to attend Colorado State University this fall pursing a degree in mechanical engineering.
Alex is a member of the National Honor Society, the Silver Creek Leadership Academy, Game Design Group and Media Team. His awards include AP Scholar, academic letters, and Silver Creek High School Outstanding Student. Alex also plays ice hockey.
Alex was highly recommended for his community engagement, leadership skills, volunteerism, and work ethic.