Three Unity College students have received Nicholas Holt Challenge Scholarships.

Chaz James of Plantation, Fla., is a dual Captive Wildlife Care and Education and Marine Biology major. Support from the scholarship helps James pursue an internship at the Topeka Zoo of Topeka, Kan.

Selena Rouillard, of Dudley, Mass., is a Captive Wildlife Care and Education major and Zoology minor. The scholarship she received helps Rouillard pursue an internship at the EcoTarium, a unique indoor-outdoor museum in Worcester, Mass.

Amanda Bonilla, of Rochester, Mass, has been awarded a Nicholas Holt Scholarship from Unity College of Unity, Maine. She is a Marine Biology major and Applied Mathematics and Statistics minor. Support from the scholarship will help Bonilla to pursue an internship in Costa Rica, where she will collect data on sea turtle nests, in addition to pursuing related research.

In 2010, Unity College became home to the Nicholas Holt Challenge Scholarship Fund, a gift made possible by the Holt family in collaboration with the Maine Community Foundation.