$5,000 US Ecology Scholarships Up for Grabs in 2024

Hey there, future scientists! If you’re a Detroit high school senior with a passion for all things science, this news is for you. The Detroit Public Schools Community District Foundation (DPSCD Foundation) and US Ecology are teaming up to offer four $5,000 scholarships to support your academic journey.

Who’s Eligible?

  • You must be a graduating senior from a high school.
  • You need to have a 2.0 cumulative GPA or higher.
  • You should be planning to pursue a science major full-time at a four-year Michigan college or university.
  • Bonus: Two scholarships are specifically designated for female students and two for male students.

What’s the Application Process?

  1. Complete the online application: Head over to the DPSCD Foundation website ( and fill out the application form.
  2. Gather your documents: You’ll need a letter of recommendation from a DPSCD teacher, counselor, or principal, along with your official transcript.
  3. Craft your essay: Write a one-page essay (APA format) that tells the scholarship committee about yourself, your academic goals, and why you deserve this award.

Important Dates

  • Application Deadline: May 28, 2024
  • Acceptance Letter: You’ll need to submit your college acceptance letter before the funds are disbursed, but you don’t need it to apply for the scholarship.

What Makes This Scholarship Special?

This isn’t just about the money (though $5,000 is pretty awesome!). It’s about investing in the future of Detroit’s scientific talent. US Ecology, a leader in environmental services, is committed to supporting students who share their passion for science and innovation.

Zahira Bano

(Associate Editor) Zahira holds a PhD in Cosmetics Surgery and Pharma. She worked with Mashables and some other beauty and wellness blogs. She is also a well-known personality and educationist and has a large number of social following. She also writes on the female empowerment motivational topics in her leisure time. She is also a scholarship winner and mentor for students looking for studying abroad opportunities.

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