Scholarships in Environmental Science/studies

Elon College Fellows Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: January 10

Applicant must complete essay and interview if selected. Selection is based upon SAT Reasoning or ACT scores, GPA, and high school curriculum.

SDE Fellowship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a woman who holds a degree from a recognized institution of higher learning, and is able to show documented evidence of outstanding ability and promise in research.

Green Mountain Water Environment Association Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a resident of Vermont who will pursue a degree in a field related to environmental studies at an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding. Financial need, community involvement/service and minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA required.

SAEMS Environmental Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must have a minimum 2.5 GPA.

Squam Lakes Natural Science Center Internship

Award: $1,750, Deadline: None

Applicant must have good communication skills and demonstrate a sense of responsibility. Resume, letter of interest, and three references for contact information required to be submitted.

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.

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.

American Council of Independent Laboratories Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: April 4

Awards granted for study only within United States. Applicant must submit a resume or personal statement, two letters of recommendation, transcripts, and information on any other scholarships or grant aid that is currently being received. Selection is based upon applicant's academic achievement, career goals, leadership, and financial need.

Henry Rodriguez College Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: June 15

Awarded to American Indian/Alaskan Native students seeking a degree in engineering or scientific fields related to water resources or environmentally related fields.

San Joaquin Valley Section Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: April 14

Applicant must be pursuing a degree in a petroleum-related field and be a resident of California or have petroleum-related work experience in the San Joaquin Valley area. Transcripts, teacher recommendation, and two essays required.

Freehold Soil Conservation Scholarship (Neal W. Munch, Marvin 'Mac' Clark and William Schauer Scholarships)

Award: $2,000, Deadline: April 25

Applicant must be a resident of Middlesex or Monmouth County, NJ, who is majoring in a field related to natural resources.

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.

National Garden Clubs, Inc. Scholarship

Award: $3,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen currently enrolled as a full-time student and have the endorsement of the State Garden Club from the state in which he or she is a permanent resident. Official transcripts, personal statement, three letters of recommendation, financial aid form, and list of extracurricular activity involvement/honors received must be submitted. Applicant should write to the above address for name and address of his or her State Scholarship Chairman.

Arthur Holly Compton Fellowship

Award: -, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be an entering freshman student who plans to pursue an undergraduate manor in earth and planetary sciences, environmental earth sciences, mathematics, or physics.

Truman D. Picard Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: January 18

Applicant must have validated enrollment in a federally recognized Native American tribe or Native Alaska Corporation. Three letters of recommendation, letter of application, transcript, resume, and proof of application to an institution of higher education are required. Minimum award amount is for graduating high school seniors and maximum award amount is for college students.

Carolinas Air Pollution Control Association Annual Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA in the College of Engineering and Science.

Gilbert F. White Postdoctoral Fellowship

Award: -, Deadline: February 25

Applicant must have a doctorate degree. Teaching and/or research experience at the postdoctoral level is preferred.

Joseph L. Fisher Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship

Award: -, Deadline: February 25

Applicant must be a graduate student in their final year of dissertation research. Applicant must have completed the preliminary examinations for their doctorate prior to the application deadline.

Switzer Environmental Fellowship

Award: $13,000, Deadline: Late January; Mid-December (nomination deadline)

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, be enrolled in an accredited graduate institution in California, have completed at least one semester of environmental science at the graduate level, be nominated by a professor or environmental professional, and have superior academic qualifications.

FFGC Scholarship in Environmental Issues

Award: $3,500, 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.

Vessa Notchev Fellowship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a woman and an SDE/GWIS member, who holds a degree from a recognized institution of higher learning, and is able to show documented evidence of outstanding ability and promise in research.

American Orchid Society 11th World Orchid Conference Fellowship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 15

Selection is based upon academic record and interest in orchids.

Gene and Barbara Baston Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must demonstrate commitment to commercial production/use of environmental horticulture plants by completing formalized practical work experience course.

Phelps Foundation Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a full-time student. Selection is based upon academic excellence, extracurricular activities, and financial need.

Camp, Dresser, and McKee Endowed Graduate Fellowship

Award: $7,000, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be an entering graduate student.

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.

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.

Decommissioning, Decontamination, and Reutilization Division Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or possess a permanent resident visa, be enrolled in an engineering or science discipline associated with decommissioning/decontamination of nuclear facilities or management/characterization of nuclear waste or restoration of the environment. Please see ANS website (www.ans.org) for list of additional criteria to be met. Applicant must be sponsored by an ANS local section, division, student branch, committee member or organization member.

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.