Scholarships in Environmental Health

The SAPA Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 30

Applicant must be a high school senior who is planning to attend a full-time undergraduate program at an accredited four-year college/university with a major related to life sciences. Applicant must have a minimum 3.3 GPA, a minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 2000, and be in the top tenth (or top quarter) of their class. Essay, two letters of recommendation, list of all awards received, list of Advanced Placement or Honors courses with grades, and transcripts are required to be submitted.

Lyle Mamer Fellowship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be pursuing graduate work toward an advanced degree in any phase of the utility industry. Selection is based upon academic aptitude, vocational promise, character, financial need, and willingness to continue a career in a field related to electrical energy. These fields include communications, education, electrical engineering, electric utilities, extension work, housing and home furnishings, journalism, manufacturers of electrical household equipment, marketing, radio, research, and television.

Trent R. Dames & William W. Moore Fellowship

Award: $6,000, Deadline: February 10

Awarded on a competitive basis for a proposed research project for the exploration of new applications of geotechnical engineering or the earth sciences to social, economic, environmental, and political issues.

A & WMA Scholarship Endowment Trust Fund

Award: $7,500, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be a full-time graduate student who is pursuing courses of study and research leading to careers in air quality, waste management, environmental management/policy/law, and sustainability.

Link Foundation Energy Fellowship

Award: $57,000, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be working towards a Ph.D. in an academic institution in the United States or Canada.

American Ground Water Trust-AMTROL Inc. Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: June 1

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident who plans to attend a college or university west of the Mississippi River and be planning for a career in a ground water-related field. Applicant must have completed a science/environmental project which directly involved ground water resources or had an out-of-school work experience relating to the environment and natural resources. Minimum 3.0 GPA, essay, description of ground water project or practical environmental work experience, and two letters of recommendation are required.

American Ground Water Trust-Claude Laval Corporation Ben Everson Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: June 1

Applicant must have at least one parent employed in the ground water industry, plan to pursue a career in a ground water-related field, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, be a U.S. citizen or legal resident, and have either completed a science/environmental project which directly involved ground water resources or had an out-of-school work experience relating to the environment and natural resources. Applicant must submit essay, description of ground water project or practical environmental work experience, verification of parent's employment in the ground water industry, and two letters of recommendation.

Horton Hydrology Research Grant

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduate student studying hydrology, water resources, or a closely-related field.

Bechtel Corporation Scholarship

Award: $3,050, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must have be a woman, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and be an SWE member. Applicant must be in an ABET-accredited engineering program, engineering at SWE-approved colleges and universities, or computer science in a CSAB-accredited program or at an ABET-accredited or SWE-approved institution.

Health Research Training Program

Award: -, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a New York City resident who is attending a metropolitan New York City school. The program offers internships in public health research, community outreach and education, fieldwork, laboratory work and administration to all college undergraduates, graduate, and professional school students.

American Ground Water Trust-Thomas M. Stetson Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: June 1

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident who plans to attend a college or university west of the Mississippi River and be planning for a career in a ground water-related field. Applicant must have completed a science/environmental project which directly involved ground water resources or had an out-of-school work experience relating to the environment and natural resources. Minimum 3.0 GPA, essay, description of ground water project or practical environmental work experience, and two letters of recommendation are 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.

Gray/Todd Memorial Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must a graduate of Toledo High School or the child, grandchild or legal depended of active employees of Georgia-Pacific Toledo who is 22 years of age or younger. FAFSA required. Preference to those majoring in environmental health and safety, industrial hygiene, or safety engineering.

Douglas County Waste Management Environmental Studies College Scholarship

Award: $600, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a graduating senior of a Douglas County high school who plans to major in environmental sciences or environmental engineering.

Advantages of Living a Green Lifestyle & the Steps to Get There Scholarship Essay Contest

Award: $1,000, Deadline: August 15

Applicant must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate green degree program in the United States. Essay with the title "The Unique Advantages of Living a Green Lifestyle & the Steps to Get There" is required.

ACEC New York Scholarship Program

Award: $5,000, Deadline: January 13

Applicants must be in their third year of study in a four-year program or their fourth year of study in a five-year program at an engineering school in New York State. They must major in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, structural engineering, civil engineering, environmental engineering, chemical engineering, engineering technology or surveying. They must plan to make New York State their home and/or career area. Selection is based on work experience (25 percent), college activities and recommendations (15 percent), essay (30 percent) and GPA (30 percent).

Thaddeus Colson and Isabelle Saalwaechter Fitzpatrick Memorial Scholarship

Award: $4,500, Deadline: March 15

Applicants must be female Kentucky residents who are attending a public college or university in Kentucky. They must be full-time undergraduate students who are rising sophomores, juniors or seniors and be majoring in a subject that is related to the environment (such as agriculture, horticulture, environmental engineering, biology or environmental studies). They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

NYWEA Major Environmental Career Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: February 17

Applicants must be residents of the state of New York and must be high school seniors who plan to enroll full-time in an environment-related bachelor's degree program no later than the fall following graduation. The programs could include but are not limited to environmental engineering, civil engineering with an environmental minor, chemical engineering with an environmental minor, hydrogeology with an environmental emphasis or biology or microbiology with an environmental emphasis. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

J.R. Popalisky Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 17

Applicants must be U.S. citizens who are enrolled at an accredited college or university located in Missouri. They must have completed coursework in subjects relating to the water supply industry (such as environmental engineering, civil engineering or environmental science). Students who are receiving funding from an employer are ineligible. Selection is based on coursework relevance, GPA, financial need, recommendations, personal essay and extracurricular activities.

American Water Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: January 10

Applicants must be graduate students working towards a masters or doctoral degree. Students must be planning a career related to the service of the water industry. Selection is based upon the overall strength of the application. This is a one-time award.

Carollo Engineers Inc. Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: January 10

Applicants must be pursuing a masters degree. They must also have an interest in water-energy nexus issues in relation to water, water reuse or wastewater. This is a one-time award. Selection is based upon the overall strength of the application.

HDR/Hendry "Bud" Benjes Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: January 10

Applicants must be graduate students working towards master's degrees in the water science industry. Selection is based upon the overall strength of the application. This is a one-time award. Award is presented at the AWWA conference.

Larson Aquatic Research Support (LARS)

Award: $7,000, Deadline: January 10

Applicants must pursue an advanced (master's or doctoral) degree at an institution of higher education located in Canada, Guam, Puerto Rico, Mexico or the U.S. Applications, resumes, transcripts, GRE scores, three recommendation letters and a course of study are required. Master's students also must submit a statement of educational plans and career objectives or a research plan. Ph.D. students must submit research plans. The master's grant is $5,000, and the doctoral grant is $7,000. The award is based on academics and leadership.

NEHA/AAS/APU Scholarship Awards

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicants must be either undergraduate or graduate students. The undergraduate scholarships are to be used during the junior or senior year at an Environmental Health Accreditation Council (EHAC) or NEHA member school. The graduate scholarship is available to applicants who are enrolled in a graduate program of study in environmental health sciences and/or public health and have at least one semester of coursework remaining.

PG&E Better Together STEM Scholarship Program

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 31

Applicants must be PG&E customers who are either high school seniors, current college students, veterans or adults returning to school studying one of the following STEM related careers: Engineering (electrical, mechanical, computer, industrial or environmental), Computer Science/Information Systems, Cyber Security or Environmental Sciences. Students must intend to be full-time undergraduate students for the entire upcoming school year working toward their first degree at a PG&E Partner School in California.