Scott Varner Memorial Scholarship Fund

Application Information

The Land & Water Summit is very pleased to offer registration assistance through the Scott Varner Memorial Scholarship Fund. The Xeriscape Council of New Mexico (XCNM) Board of Directors will award a limited number of scholarships based on funding availability and applicant need as documented in this application. As you fill out the application, please keep in mind that the XCNM is particularly interested in understanding how you anticipate using information from the Summit to create change in your community.

The scholarship will cover one or two days of attendance at the Summit (lunch included). The scholarship does not cover participation in the pre-Summit Field Trip or the costs of transportation, housing, and other meals.

Scholarship recipients will be asked to submit a brief report to the XCNM Board by the first Friday in June summarizing their experience of the Summit and their expections for how they will be able to use this information.

All applications must be received before the first Friday in January for consideration at the January Board meeting prior to the Land & Water Summit. For email submissions this means a time stamp of 11:59 pm on the first Thursday of January to be sent to: Mail submissions should be sent to: Xeriscape Council of New Mexico, PO Box 6186, Albuquerque, NM 87197 with a postmark of the first Tuesday in January. Early submission is encouraged as applications received after that date may not be considered.

The application may be downloaded as a pdf: