Each year we offer the “Friends of the Boyne River Marie Zoberski Scholarship” to applicants who live in the watershed of the Boyne River or in Charlevoix County and are planning a career compatible with the purposes of the Friends of the Boyne River. Careers in natural resources, marine biology, conservation, DNR related fields, watershed management, water quality, fisheries and wildlife, horticulture, forestry, etc. qualify. The scholarship is for $1,000 for one year, divided into amounts of $500 per semester. The award is limited to reimbursement for tuition, textbooks, equipment, fees and materials. The money is paid each semester to the recipient when copies of receipts for expenses totaling $500 are sent to: Friends of the Boyne River, Scholarship Reimbursement, c/o Bob Greene, Treasurer, Friends of the Boyne River, PO Box 186, Boyne City, MI, 49712-0186. Previous winners may reapply.

If you are interested in this scholarship, click here for a copy of an application form or you can contact either your school counselor, Nancy Cunningham (Scholarship Chair) or any member of the Friends of the Boyne River for an application form. The application should be mailed by the first Monday of March. For further information, contact: Nancy Cunningham, Scholarship Chair, 622 W. Michigan Ave., Boyne City, MI 49712, (231) 582-9373,