Joseph A. Kastellic Scholarship


  • Full-time students who are majoring in Environment & Sustainability, Environmental Biology or a related field
  • Must be a junior level (60+ credits) 
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Preference given to students with financial need who are residents of the Western Slope of Colorado and have expressed interest in a career in park operations/park management or a career in the earth sciences


This scholarship is provided by Barbara Kastellic and gifts from others to honor Joseph, who was the first Superintendent of the Black Canyon National Monument from 1975-1984.

Award depends on funds available.


Complete and submit The Joseph A. Kastellic Scholarship application which is available in the Financial Aid Office.

 A recommendation and a one-page essay will be needed to complete the application.

Academic Program(s): 
Environment & Sustainability
Environmental Biology & Ecology