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Friends of Moraine Hills State Park offering 2 $1K scholarships

The Friends of Moraine Hills State Park is offering $1,000 college scholarships to two 2017 high school graduates entering the field of environmental studies.

Applicants must reside in Lake, McHenry, Kane, Cook, DuPage, Kendall or Will counties and attend high school in one of these counties. They must plan to attend an accredited college or university and plan on entering a career directly related to the environment. Applicants must have a high school GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.

The Friends of Moraine Hills State Park is a nonprofit that promotes awareness of the natural heritage of Moraine Hills State Park and preserves the same through special events and educational and training programs.

Applications are due by April 30 for the school year starting in the fall. Scholarship applications are available at www.friendsofmorainehillsstatepark.org.

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