Scholarships in Environmental Science/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.


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.


Orchid Care Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be an undergraduate or graduate student who is pursuing a program in botany, horticulture, environmental science, conservation, or related field, with a focus on orchids.


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.


Math and Science Initiative Award

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicants must be new, full-time freshmen students who have a declared major of biology, biochemistry, chemistry, computer science, environmental science, math, neuroscience or physics. Students must meet the minimum requirements for the Presidential Scholarship to qualify for the Math and Science award.


Multicultural Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: May 1

Applicants must have a minimum high school grade point average of 3.0 and an average ACT score of 21 or higher. Students must submit a letter of recommendation by high school teachers and counselors and a completed Multicultural Scholars application containing an essay outlining the student's desire to major in a given food and agricultural science major and future career plans. Scholarship specific to Alabama A&M University.


Louis Stokes Alabama AMP Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: May 1

Applicants must be undergraduate students at Alabama A&M University who maintain at least a 3.0 grade point average and who major in one of the following: Computer Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Engineering or Environment Science.


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.