Purpose: To promote environmental studies by students who are residents of New Jersey or nonresidents studying in New Jersey or its surrounding waters. History: In 2003, Frances Starr Todd determined that a fitting tribute to her great grandmother, Caroline Thorn Kissel, would be a GCA scholarship dedicated to environmental study relating to Mrs. Kissel’s beloved State of New Jersey. It was Mrs. Todd’s wish that the scholarship be named for her great grandmother. The funding was provided by Mrs. Todd, a Trustee of the Abbey K. Starr Charitable Trust, Gladstone, New Jersey, in December, 2003. The first Kissel Scholar was named in March of 2004.

Provisions

Provides $3000 in financial assistance to one scholar annually for summer environmental study selected by the applica

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