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2024 EEF Scholarship Winners

Each year the Environment Education Foundation presents scholarships to students pursuing environmentally focused college degrees. This year, we had a record number of applicants and the most qualified applicants we have ever seen.

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Continuing Education - Outdoor Education

2024 April - Outdoor Ed Check Presentation - Brookwood School - Melissa Bobula (teacher) A

For the first time, EEF awarded a scholarship to one an area teacher to support her certification in outdoor education. 

Melissa Bobula (seen here with three of her students and EEF Board Director, Kristen Freytag) is one of the outdoor education teachers who uses EEF’s Charlotte Peterson Outdoor Education grants for experiential learning for her elementary students at Brookwood school.

Thomas J. Cashman Post Graduate Scholarship

Two 2017 Badger graduates who are in post-graduate studies were also scholarship winners.


Sam Ahler, doctoral student in Ecological Restoration at University of Colorado - Boulder, and

Douglas Reuss, a third year law student in Environment Law, are 2024 Cashman Post-Graduate Scholars.

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Thomas E. Reynolds Scholars

In addition to this year's winner of the Thomas E. Reynolds Endowment Scholarship, the foundation also continues to support prior winners through their college careers.

Those scholars are

Henry Walters-Koerner ()

Amanda Bender (Plant Pathology, UW-Madison), and

Ave Beyers (Geo & Environmental Studies, Carthage College). 

Continuing Undergraduate Support

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EEF Undergraduate College Scholarships

Three scholars who were awarded EEF High School Scholarships in the past were awarded continuing support in 2023 for their undergraduate programs. 

Katie Schuster,

Jaiden Lauer, and

Cameron Jansen.

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