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The Blades of Green Scholarship Fund

March 18, 2020 @ 8:00 am - March 27, 2020 @ 11:59 am

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Blades of Green has created a merit-based scholarship fund for individuals seeking undergraduate or graduate level education in environmental studies or related fields. Mark and Brad Leahy have created a $1,000 scholarship for the 2020 academic year. The scholarship will be awarded based on academic excellence, pursuit of further study in environmental education at an accredited college or university, and passion for further study.

The scholarship will last for the duration of one year and be paid directly to the winning candidate to use towards tuition and board during the fall semester. ​

Application Procedure

  1. Complete the  college application and send in with your letter of intent.
  2. Letter of Intent: 350 – 500 words describing the career path you plan to seek after graduation, passion for your intended field, and what inspired you to pursue your intended career path.
  3. Provide an official transcript from the school in which the applicant is currently enrolled. Submit one faculty letter of recommendation in addition to a personal letter of intent. Letter of intent should describe the applicant’s passion and plans for environmental education, desired career, and any relevant experience in the field. Submit all information by mail to:

Attn: Angela Hieronimus
B.O.G. Pest Control
645 Central Ave E #200
Edgewater, MD 21037


Application with required documents must be received by the Blades of Green by 11:59pm on March 27th, 2020.  Due to the scholarship having to be mailed, you should be prepared to send your submission at least by March 23rd or 24th.   The scholarship will be awarded by May 22nd, 2020.

Please direct all questions to ahieronimus@bladesofgreen.com.


Kierra J. Smith
(305) 626-3786