2013 NOPHNRCSE Scholarship

Please pass on to your contacts and students.

This year the National Organization of Professional Hispanic NRCS Employees (NOPHNRCSE) will award three $1,000.00 academic scholarships to qualified students that will or are pursuing a degree in Agriculture, Natural Resources, or Natural Resources Conservation related field of study at an accredited school of higher education.

In addition to the scholarships mentioned above, NOPHNRCSE offers one specially funded scholarship, established by a notable member (Martha Guerra-Arteaga ) and her family to encourage new generations of Hispanics to pursue careers in Public Affairs, Agriculture or Natural Resources Conservation.

*Due date for application is May 1 ,2013

Student Eligibility Requirements:

  • Graduating High School students accepted to an accredited college or university and registered students with at least one full academic year remaining before completing undergraduate education. Demonstrate integrity, ability, and competence in work
  • Show interest in pursuing a career in Natural Resources Conservation
  • Have a grade point average of at least 2.75 on a 4.0 scale
  • Submit a complete application package which includes: application form and requested documentation
  • Must show proof of U.S. citizenship – copy of Birth Certificate or Naturalization Certificate only

For more information see attached 2013 NOPHNRCSE application form or visit our NOPHNRCSE website at http://nophnrcse.org/

Heather Y. Medina Sauceda


Basin Team Leader

Central Coast / Upper Willamette Basin

31978 North Lake Creek Dr.

Tangent, OR. 97389

phone: 541.967.5925 ext 110

cell phone: 541.974.5268

fax: 877.885.8466

email: heather.medina

The USDA-NRCS is an equal

opportunity provider and employer.

NOTICE to Hispanic or Women Farmers: If you believe USDA improperly denied you farm loan benefits during 1981-2000, see farmerclaims.gov for info.



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