Hopkinton Area Land Trust scholarship program.


One of the major goals in the Charter of the Hopkinton Area Land Trust is education of the public in the area of conservation, ecology, and forestry practices, wildlife preservation and land use planning in order to protect open space, plant, and animal life therein.

To that end, the Land Trust is offering up to $1000 scholarship(s) to a graduating High School student or students whose intent is to major in conservation, ecology, natural resources/wildlife management, water resources and management, or the environmental sciences. Applicants must be residents of Hopkinton and be attending one of the area’s local High Schools. Requirements for application are outlined in our Scholarship Application Form. This may be downloaded from this web-site or obtained from your High School’s counseling office.

If you would like to see a list of past scholars, please click here.

Please download the scholarship form HERE



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Frequently Asked Questions


1. What are the eligibility requirements for this scholarship?

There are two conditions to be met for eligibility. The first is that the graduating high school student be a resident of Hopkinton; the second is that the field of study chosen is within the fields of conservation, ecology, natural resources/wildlife management, water resources and management, and the environmental sciences.

2. What is the scholarship value?

The scholarship is for up to $1000.

3. When will I know if I am awarded this scholarship?

If your school has an awards ceremony, you will receive a certificate at that time. If there is no awards ceremony, your school counseling office will be notified before your graduation date.

4. If I am awarded this scholarship, when will I receive the money?

You will receive a check for the scholarship after you have completed your first semester of higher education, and have submitted to HALT a copy of your first semester’s grades. The scholarship is not predicated on these grades. HALT just wants to know how our recipients are doing.

5. The application form asks which college I plan to attend. If I do not get accepted there, or if I choose to attend another college, will I still be eligible for the scholarship money should I be selected?

As long as your intent is to study conservation, ecology, natural resources/wildlife management, water resources and management, or the environmental sciences, you are still eligible to receive your award.


Please Return Applications to:

Kenneth Parker
69 Clinton Street
Woodville, MA 01784

OR, submit application electronically to

HALTScholarship@aol.com