George E. Olson Memorial Scholarship ($1,000)

The George E. Olson Memorial Scholarship is an award to a Midland or Gladwin County resident. Successful applicants will be college juniors, seniors or graduate students at the time of the award, and would be majoring in an earth science related field. Majors in fields such as meteorology, geology, hydrology, ecology, forestry, etc. would be considered. The main criteria for selection will be academic achievement, with financial need considered to a lesser degree. The essay for this scholarship should describe personal background and achievements, outline future course of study and explain career goals and financial need.