Sunrise light on a grove of tufa towers emerging from the water of Mono Lake with soft green and dusty-red wild grasses in the foreground, Canada geese in the shallow water with reflections of the rocky towers, and desert hills in the distance.

2014 Mono Lake Committee higher education scholarship application is now open for local students

Each year the Mono Lake Committee supports local students pursuing higher education who display a personal connection with Mono Lake and the Mono Lake story with two $1,000 scholarships. Mono County resident high school seniors who have firm plans to attend a two- or four-year college within a year of graduation qualify.

If you are interested in applying, you can find the application here. The application deadline is: Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 5:00pm.

If you would like to read the essays of past scholarship recipients, you can find them here.

If you have questions regarding the application, or would like to make a donation to the scholarship fund, please contact Arya Degenhardt.