MELBOURNE, FLA. — The South Brevard Garden Clubs Association has funded a one-time $1,000 fellowship for a Florida Institute of Technology graduate student
who “exemplifies the best and brightest for our future and who believes in finding solutions to environmental issues facing us now and in the future.”
The award will be made in the fall to a student in the Department of Marine and Environmental Systems (DMES). The application process includes a 500-word
essay on the student’s career goals and on how the applicant intends to assist in solving environmental problems. A qualified candidate must have a minimum
grade point average of 3.0 and be pursuing a master’s or doctoral degree in the fields of environmental science, environmental resource management or
coastal zone management.