The scholarship will be used to financially support individuals from low-income communities that historically have been underrepresented, and who would otherwise be unable to attend the Apprenticeship in Ecological Horticulture.
The scholarships will be assigned based on financial need and level of community involvement. Full or partial scholarships will be awarded to qualified candidates based on available funding.
CRITERIA: To qualify for the “FOOD JUSTICE & EQUITY SCHOLARSHIP” applicants must: • Demonstrate dedication to food justice and equity and/or advocacy for responsible stewardship of the Earth.
• Clearly show significant financial need for a course fee waiver; without a course fee waiver applicant is unable to participate in the Apprenticeship in Ecological Horticulture.
In addition to submitting this Food Justice & Equity Scholarship Application form, you must:• Submit a complete General Apprenticeship Scholarship application and one letter of recommendation that speaks to your engagement with food justice and equity in your community. A link to the General Apprenticeship Scholarship application is available at: https://casfs.ucsc.edu/apprenticeship/apprenticeship-information/how-to-apply.html
• Submit the 2020 Apprenticeship in Ecological Horticulture application, along with any supporting materials. Links to the application and submission instructions are available at:https://casfs.ucsc.edu/apprenticeship/apprenticeship-information/how-to-apply.html