Menu Directions Call Us

Anita C. Leight Estuary Center Scholarship

Seniors Apply!

The Anita C. Leight Estuary Center (ACLEC) awards one or more scholarships in the amount of $1000 presented yearly to college-bound seniors who have shown a high level of commitment to the health of the environment and plan to continue their studies in environmental sciences or nature education.

Applications must be postmarked by April 1.

Pick up an application in the guidance office of your school or download an application.

Application Guidelines:

Qualified applicants are college-bound seniors who live in and attend a Harford County school who wish to pursue a career in nature education or environmental sciences and have maintained at least a 3.0 GPA.

Call us at 410-612-1688 or email us at for more information.



ACLEC Environmental Scholarship Fund

Do you want to encourage environmental education in Harford County as well as help to assure the conservation of the Chesapeake Bay and its watershed? Join us in supporting this exceptional opportunity to strengthen the fields of environmental science and conservation.

Download a contribution form to help you participate in this important effort. If you would like more information about the Anita C. Leight Estuary Center or Otter Point Creek Alliance, please feel free to call the Estuary Center office (410-612-1688).



Thursday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m.


eco friendly parties click here


OPCA is a non-profit organization
which supports all the great opportunities and programs at the Estuary Center. Find out more click here.

Donate Now
Anita C. Leight Estuary Center / 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon MD 21009 / 410-612-1688