Carl Rodenbeck Memorial Scholarship

The Friends of Sebastian Inlet State Park awards up to two (2) annual $1000 Carl Rodenbeck Memorial Scholarships.

Mr. Carl Rodenbeck was a Park Ranger whose career spanned many years at the Sebastian Inlet State Park.  Carl and a small group of volunteers had the foresight and vision to see the need for a citizen support organization advocating the park.  They also recognized a need to keep the history and ecology of the park alive within the school-aged surrounding community.  A scholarship was molded and offered as one such way to achieve this goal.  In an act of good will, Carl donated the seed money to see both projects implemented.

The scholarship offered by The Friends of Sebastian Inlet State Park, Inc. was not to be a one-time program, but a recurring annual incentive to keep both the park’s history and ecology of interest as the younger citizens of the surrounding community aspire toward college and careers.

Upon his passing, the scholarship became known as the “Carl Rodenbeck Memorial Scholarship.”  We are indebted to Carl’s vision and generosity in creating this scholarship and honor him through its title.

Click on the below link for the scholarship terms, conditions and application.

The 2017 scholarship applications must be postmarked by March 5, 2017

Click on link below to view the Rodenbeck Memorial Scholarship form: