Scholarships in Ecology

Maine Difference Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 30

Applicant must be a Maine resident attending a Maine college or university. Applicant's studies must focus on the ecology and economics of Maine.

Wildlife Research Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: October 1

Applicant must have a minimum GRE score of 1100 and 3.0 GPA in the last two years of undergraduate or graduate work.

Huyck Research Grant

Award: $2,500, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be undertaking research on the Edmund Niles Huyck Preserve and the surrounding region. Applicants must submit a research proposal. Write for an application package.

Arnold Magoon Conservation Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 15

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior from Vermont who will pursue a degree in biology, conservation, ecology, fish and game management, forestry, or a related field. Financial need must be demonstrated.

Professor Elizabeth F. Fisher Fellowship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: Early January

Applicant must be a woman and a graduate of Wellesley Coll who is planning research or further study. Preference is given for study in geography and geology and to those who have not previously held the award. Selection is based upon merit and need.

Furniss Foundation/AOS Graduate Fellowship

Award: $9,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must have a dissertation dealing with any aspect of orchid biology in the disciplines of physiology, molecular biology, structure, systematics, cytology, ecology, and/or evolution.

Laurie Ircandia Memorial Scholarship

Award: $3,500, Deadline: June 15

Applicant must have a minimum 3.2 GPA and intend to pursue graduate study. Selection is based upon academic merit and extracurricular activities in the fields of study.

Sigma Xi Grant-in-Aid of Research

Award: $5,000, Deadline: October 15; March 15

Applicant must be an undergraduate or graduate student. Funds may used to support scientific investigation in any field.

FFGC Scholarship in Ecology

Award: $1,500, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a resident of Florida, will attend or is attending a Florida school, and must demonstrate financial need. Work transcript, personal letter, photo, letters of recommendation, and interview required.

FFGC Scholarship in Garden Club Objectives

Award: $1,500, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a resident of Florida, will attend or is attending a Florida school, and must demonstrate financial need. Work transcript, personal letter, photo, letters of recommendation, and interview required.

FFGC Scholarship for High School Students

Award: $3,500, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a resident of Florida who will attend or is attending a Florida school, and is able to demonstrate financial need. Work transcript, personal letter, photo, letters of recommendation, and interview required.

Summer Naturalist Internship

Award: -, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have an educational background in the natural sciences, environmental education, or related field, who is interested and enthusiastic about environmental education. First Aid and CPR certification required.

Patricia Collins Amaral Memorial Fund

Award: $600, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a senior who has a minimum 3.0 GPA and who has demonstrated the finest qualities of leadership through participation in campus organizations and has rendered service of significant benefit to the campus community.

Alumni Association Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must demonstrate community leadership and have met the award criteria established by the Alumni Association's Scholarship Committee. Applicant must have completed 12 credits last semester and 24 credits at Bridgewater State College as of December 31. Applicants who have transferred from Massachusetts Community Colleges, Dean College, or Quincy College are eligible to apply.

Sea of Tomorrow Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be between the ages of 17 and 21 and enrolled in an accredited program in the field of biology, diving, ecology, marine environmental conservation, or research.

Mabel Mayforth Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: March 1

Applicants must be Vermont residents who are college juniors, seniors or graduate students and must major horticulture, landscape, design, conservation, forestry, agronomy, plant pathology or biology with a special interest in plants, ecology and allied subjects. They must be full-time students at an accredited institution with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Previous winners may reapply.

Theodore Gordon Flyfishers Inc. Founders Fund Scholarship

Award: $3,500, Deadline: April 1

Applicants must be U.S. citizens, undergraduate students with senior standing enrolled full-time or graduate students enrolled full-time. Students must major in an area of environmental studies such as, but not limited to, ecology, hydrology, conservation biology, natural resource management, zoology or environmental law and policy. A list of member institutions is online. Applicants must have a 3.5 GPA in environmental conservation coursework and a minimum 3.0 overall.

Dennis Raveling Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: October 31

Applicant must be pursuing an advanced degree in wildlife, zoology, botany, ecology or other biological science that are related to wetlands ecology. Selection is based on dedication to wetland preservation, high academic achievement and the merit of the project submitted.