This fund was established in memory of and to honor Mason McWatters, former member of the Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma Business Committee. One scholarship to be awarded to a graduating high school senior attending an accredited Ottawa County, Oklahoma, high school. The student must be in good standing, graduate with at least a 2.5 G.P.A. on a typical 4.0 scale, and honor intentions to attend NEO A&M in Miami/Grove, Oklahoma, majoring in environmental science or related course of study. Additionally, one scholarship will be awarded annually to a current full time NEO A&M Freshman in good standing with at least a 2.5 G.P.A. who is majoring in environmental science or related course of study. The student must honor the intention to attend NEO A&M his/her sophomore year. Qualified students who are enrolled tribal members of the Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma will be given first consideration. Non-Native American qualified students will be granted subsequent consideration. Departmental employees of the Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma Environmental Office will select the high school scholarship recipient from qualified applicants. Faculty of the NEO School of Agriculture and Natural Sciences will select the freshman recipient.