Barbara Putnam Smith, ’74 Endowed Award in Natural Resources

The Barbara Putnam Smith Endowed Award in Natural Resources is given to support a full-time student of any major, who has attained at least sophomore status, and has demonstrated a career interest in an environmental area by studying natural resources or environmental science. The award is open to all science majors who intend to pursue a career in one or more of the natural sciences. The recipient does receive a monetary award. To apply: Submit a brief essay in which you indicate your present aims in life, especially in relation to your environmental interests; your present activities related to them, and how you see your Albion College education relating to those aims. Include with your essay, a current Albion College student transcript; both documents should be in pdf formatting. Email your application by Wednesday, March 22 to Elisa Reynolds ( in the Biology Department with the subject line, Barbara Putnam Smith ‘74 Endowed Award.