Download the KTSB Scholarship Application

Keep the Shoals Beautiful (KTSB) has set up a membership/scholarship campaign to encourage student involvement in community service projects that support a cleaner environment.

Keep The Shoals Beautiful will award a $500 cash scholarship to ONE high school student and ONE college student in the Shoals.  To be eligible, applicants must be registered in an accredited institution and must be a member of Keep the Shoals Beautiful organization.  

The student must demonstrate initiative and participate in community service projects that promote a clean and green environment. A typed essay (1,000 word limit) titled “What I Have Done to Keep The Shoals Beautiful” must be submitted.  The essay must include projects or events in which the applicant started or participated to promote a clean environment through litter reduction, environmental education, recycling, clean-ups or other related individual or community service projects.  Included must be a description of any participation in Keep the Shoals Beautiful events.  Also included may be a future vision or ideas for the Shoals area. Pictures and references do not count towards the 1,000 word essay requirement.

The scholarship application and essay are due April 1st.  They must be received at the Shoals Chamber of Commerce office at 20 Hightower Place, Florence, AL by 5 p.m.  Applications and essays will be reviewed by the Keep the Shoals Beautiful Scholarship Committee and members of local educational institutions.  The scholarship will be paid in full during the month of April.  Persons who have been awarded the scholarship previously may reapply as a KTSB member and for the scholarship.

Download the KTSB Scholarship Application