Russell Ridge Education Fund
in memory of late EAC member, educator & environmentalist
Russell Ridge was a biology professor at College of Marin (COM). Russell was passionate about the natural environment and taking students outside for hands-on exploration of the natural world. Russell was a long-time supporter and friend of EAC, working to support environmental education programming over the years and volunteering at EAC events. The Russell Ridge Education Fund seeks to facilitate lasting relationships with the environments in West Marin to inspire and engage the next generation to protect and steward the irreplaceable land and sea scapes.
In order for students to be eligible for the scholarship, they must meet the below conditions:
Accepted or enrolled as a student of College of Marin.
A California resident and eligible for California residency enrollment tuition.
Complete EAC scholarship and submit by the deadline.
Registered for courses within the Natural History Certificate program (see below) and taking nine Natural History units per semester during the academic year.
Not a relative of the EAC Board of Directors, Staff, or Selection Committee members.
COLLEGE OF MARIN NATURAL HISTORY CERTIFICATION COURSES
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