Green Scholarships

There has been increasing concern for the environment as causes have been supported by celebrities, politicians, and a host of highly vocal organizations and movements. Documentaries such as An Inconvenient Truth are increasingly popular and more people are aware of environmental issues now than ever before. Concerns about long-term global warming effects and the cost of fuel are pushing more people to consider going green. Scholarships are reflecting this trend, as numerous providers are awarding green scholarships to environmentally-conscious students.

Winning Green Scholarships

Scholarship awards are offered across the diverse range of green interests, with scholarship money available to students ranging from sustainable agriculture majors to average students who have ideas for making their communities more eco-friendly. You may have organized a "walk to school" rally on Earth Day, raised money for a bike path in your town, or perhaps you are an architecture student planning to incorporate green building ideas into your designs. To those who care about the environment and can back it up with a project, essay, or declared major, there is potential to win green scholarships. These scholarship opportunities are especially welcome for driven students, as many green scholarships not only pay for school, but also allow students to implement their projects and ideas or attend conferences to learn more about their prospective cause. If you are considering launching a career in an eco-oriented field, winning a green scholarship can be a great way to start.

By now, you’re probably wondering what green scholarships are out there and how you can find them. Below, we have a list of some popular green scholarships from our database of over 2.7 million awards. You can find even more green scholarships by conducting a free college scholarship search. From there, just view the scholarship information, make sure you meet the requirements, and be on your way to winning scholarships and saving the planet!

A.V. Stout Fund Research Grant
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Established in the 1950s by Andre Stout and his father, A. Varick Stout, the fund has supported numerous conservation efforts over the decades, including the New England Salmon Association. Upon the dissolution of that organization in 1997, due to the retirement of its founder and President, Andrew Stout, the funds were transferred to the Norcross Wildlife Foundation, Inc. to carry on the [...] More

Abbey Road Green Ticket Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 15, Annually
Our Green Ticket Community Service Scholarships are designed to reward students who demonstrate an outstanding commitment to the environment and their local communities. Abbey Road offers one full Green Ticket Community Service Scholarship (full tuition paid) and two partial Green Ticket Community Service Scholarships (airfare or the equivalent thereof paid) to any Abbey Road summer [...] More

ACIL Academic Scholarships
Application Deadlines: April 06, Annually
The ACIL Scholarship Alliance, a division of the Independent Laboratories Institute, helps to ensure future generations of skilled employees for the laboratory testing community. Finding and keeping qualified technical personnel is a constant challenge for our industry. The children and grandchildren of employees of ACIL member companies who are planning scientific or engineering careers are [...] More

Alabama Environmental Health Association Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 25, Annually
The Alabama Environmental Health Association (AEHA), Inc. presents a student award each year to a junior or senior undergraduate student in the environmental health or a closely related field.

This award will be presented at the Alabama Environmental Health Association's annual meeting in April 2016. The award also includes an honorary membership to AEHA, Inc. for one year. For full details [...] More

Albuquerque Ecologist Open Space Scholarship
Application Deadlines: December 31, Annually
The Apprentice Ecologist Open Space Initiative, which is part of the Apprentice Ecologist Initiative (officially recognized by the U.S. EPA), has engaged thousands of young volunteers (kids, teens, and college-age youth) from around New Mexico in environmental cleanup and conservation projects since 1999.

Eligibility:
-Participate in or lead an environmental stewardship project for the [...] More

Allegheny Mountain Section Air & Waste Management Assn. Scholarships
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
The Allegheny Mountain Section Air & Waste Management Association awards undergraduate scholarship(s) for students pursuing an environmental career, including a career in Environmental Science, Engineering, or Law at an academic level beyond baccalaureate work. Awards are based on academic record, plan of study, career goals, recommendations and extra-curricular activities without consideration [...] More

Alpha Gamma Rho Horticulture Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 30, Annually
Alpha Gamma Rho urges excellence from undergraduate brothers and provides encouragement and recognition for intellectual attainment in addition to rewards given by the college. The fraternity considers good scholastic standing a key measure of its members' success and sense of purpose in college. To that end, AGR is offering scholarships to the undergraduate Brothers of Alpha Gamma Rho. Criteria [...] More

Apprentice Ecologist Scholarship
Application Deadlines: December 31, Annually
The Apprentice Ecologist Initiative has engaged tens of thousands of young volunteers (kids, teens, and college-age youth) from around the world in environmental cleanup and conservation projects since 1999.
Three scholarships will be awarded annually to the authors of the three best Apprentice Ecologist essays. Applicants should embody the spirit of the Apprentice Ecologist Initiative by [...] More

AREMA Norfolk Southern Foundation Scholarship
Application Deadlines: December 11, Annually
The AREMA Educational Foundation provides scholarships to engineering students who are specializing in the railway industry and supports other educational and training endeavors that help to ensure the future of the profession. The Norfolk Southern Foundation scholarship is for students whose institution is located in Norfolk Southern's service area (22 states, the District of Columbia and [...] More

Association of California Water Agencies Awards
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
Each year, ACWA awards two scholarships to deserving students in a water-resources related field of study. Awards are based on a combination of scholastic achievement and a commitment on the part of the applicants to their chosen fields, best demonstrated by pursuing a degree related to or identified with engineering, agriculture or urban water supply, environmental studies and public [...] More

AXA Achievement Community Award
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
Local awards; local impact. Every AXA Advisors branch office nationwide distributes up to twelve $2,500 awards in their local area. Scholarships for local young people as they take their next step toward college and awards for local schools as they take steps toward enhancing their teaching and professional development.

Eligibility:
-Be United States citizens or legal residents living or [...] More

AXA Achievement Scholarship
Application Deadlines: December 15, Annually
The AXA Achievement Scholarship is awarded to 52 students nationwide – one selected from each state, Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico. Each state winner receives a scholarship award of $10,000. From that pool of 52 winners, ten are selected as national winners and receive an additional $15,000, bringing the national AXA Achievers' total scholarship awards to $25,000 each. Scholarship winners, [...] More

Balcueva Family Memorial Scholarships
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
The Balcueva Family Memorial Scholarship was established in 1998 in memory of the four young sons - Eddie, Randy, Brad and Rick - Edgar and Mary Jane Balcueva have lost due to a rare congenital heart defect. The entire Balcueva family grew up enjoying the outdoors and loved camping as a family. Environmentally conscious, the Balcueva children were recycling long before anyone else.

The [...] More

Banatao Family Filipino American Education Fund
Application Deadlines: February 19, Annually
The Banatao Family Filipino American Education Fund will award five scholarships of $5,000 to qualified incoming freshmen enrolled at four-year colleges or universities. Each scholarship is renewable for a total of four years on the basis of satisfactory academic performance in a full-time undergraduate program. Awards are for undergraduate study only.

Eligibility Criteria:
-Incoming [...] More

Betty & David Jones Language Scholarship
Application Deadlines: January 30, Annually
These scholarships offer students the opportunity to take advantage of the combined language and international study resources of the Monterey Institute and Middlebury College. To be eligible for the scholarship, candidates must be admitted to a degree program in International Policy Studies, International Environmental Policy, Public Administration, Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies, [...] More

Beulah Frey Environmental Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 30, Annually
The Beulah Frey Environmental Scholarship - ASWP awards $1,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors from our service area of Allegheny, Armstrong, south Butler, Beaver, north Fayette, northeast Washington, and Westmoreland counties. Students who are applying to two or four-year colleges to further their studies in an environmentally-related field are eligible to apply. [...] More

Blandy Experimental Farm Undergraduate Research Education Program
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
Blandy Experimental Farm, a University of Virginia ecology field station, is located in Virginia’s beautiful Northern Shenandoah Valley. Three research faculty from the Department of Environmental Sciences, visiting scientists and graduate students conduct research on habitat and community biodiversity, reproductive ecology and plant/insect relationships. The 175-acre State Arboretum of Virginia [...] More

Bradford-Sullivan Forest Landowners' Association Scholarship
Application Deadlines: June 01, Annually
The Bradford-Sullivan Forest Landowners’ Association has organized a scholarship program to be available to students who are entering into or are in a forestry, agricultural, natural resource management, environmental education or related field of study. Deadline for applications is June 1st of each year.

To be eligible for this award, applicant must be:
- A Bradford or Sullivan county [...] More

Brown and Caldwell Minority Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: April 15, Annually
At Brown and Caldwell, we value diversity in the workplace, supporting organizations like the Society of Women Engineers, National Society of Black Engineers and the Society for Hispanic Professional Engineers. We've also set up a Minority Scholarship Program to help minority groups succeed in the environmental engineering industry.

Criteria:
-Be a United States citizen or permanent [...] More

Center for Women In Technology (CWIT) Scholars Program at UMBC
Application Deadlines: January 15, Annually
CWIT Scholars receive four-year scholarships ranging from $5,000-$15,000 per academic year for in-state students, and from $10,000-$22,000 per academic year for out-of-state students, to cover full tuition, mandatory fees, and other expenses. Each CWIT scholar participates in special courses and activities and receive mentoring from faculty and participating members of the IT and engineering [...] More

Chesapeake Bay Trust Student of the Year
Application Deadlines: December 04, Annually
The Chesapeake Bay Trust Awards Program honors students, teachers, individuals, communities, businesses and organizations for their work to promote education, improve local communities and help restore the Chesapeake Bay.


Eligibility:
-Must be a Maryland resident and full-time student at a Maryland high school or college
-Must motivate and inspire other students by promoting [...] More

Colorado Garden Show Scholarships
Application Deadlines: March 15, Annually
Colorado Garden Show, Inc. is proud to offer its scholarship programs from proceeds generated from the annual Colorado Garden & Home Show & the Colorado Fall Home Show, to provide financial aid to students attending a college or university in Colorado. Scholarship applicants must major in horticulture, floriculture, landscape design, botany, biology (as it applies to horticulture/agriculture [...] More

Connecticut Building Congress Scholarships
Application Deadlines: March 11, Annually
The Connecticut Building Congress Scholarship Fund offers scholarships to graduating Connecticut high school students entering college-level programs in architecture, construction-related engineering (e.g. civil, electrical, environmental, mechanical or structural), construction management, landscape architecture, surveying, planning or other courses of study leading to associate, baccalaureate, [...] More

Dan Klepper Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
To support the next generation of communicators, the Texas Outdoor Writers Association offers the Dan Klepper Memorial Scholarship. The professional communicators of the Texas Outdoor Writers Association are dedicated to maintaining and improving skills in the written and spoken word, radio and television, photography, illustration, and electronic media. TOWA fosters fellowship among its members [...] More

Dartmouth Undergraduate Journal of Science International Essay Competition
Application Deadlines: October 05, Annually
All high school students and international equivalents are invited to submit an essay about the recent effects and future promises of science in our society. Write about particular discoveries, events, or persons from science in current events or present a more general account of the changes and developments. Each essay must be accompanied by a statement of acknowledged validity by a teacher in [...] More

David M. Cline Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
This scholarship consists of a $2,000 scholarship awarded annually to a S.C. resident student to attend an institution of higher learning in the state with a major area of study in law enforcement/criminal justice/forensic science. Applicants are thoroughly screened, interviewed and a winner selected through a comprehensive process established by the Board of Directors.

This scholarship [...] More

Detroit Chapter of ASHRAE's Joseph B. Olivieri Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 15, Annually
The Detroit Chapter of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc. will award the Joseph B. Olivieri Scholarship to one student for the upcoming academic year.

Eligibility Requirements
- Full-time enrollment in an undergraduate program, at an college or university located within the Michigan counties of Hillsdale, Jackson, Lenawee, Livingston, Macomb, [...] More

Elmhurst Garden Club Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 15, Annually
The Elmhurst Garden Club Scholarship is for Illinois residents who are college juniors, seniors or graduate students majoring in horticulture, environmental studies, biology, botany and/or other related sciences. Our goal is to encourage the advancement and stimulate an interest in horticulture through education; to provide an outlet for creative expression; to further horticultural education, [...] More

Emily M. Hewitt Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 15, Annually
This scholarship is for a promising upper division or graduate student who shows a commitment to communicate and interpret a love of nature and an understanding of the need to practice conservation.

Eligibility for application is extended to any student or graduate student enrolled full-time in an accredited California post-secondary educational institution whose educational career goals [...] More

Environmental Law Institute Research Internship
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The Environmental Law Institute (ELI), a non-profit research and education center in Washington, DC, seeks individuals to conduct research on natural resource protection and pollution prevention. Interns work directly with staff attorneys, scientists and economists on a variety of projects. Substantive areas of focus include: land use policy, public participation in environmental regulation, [...] More

Environmental Studies/Natural Science Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
Each year, the Friends of Volo Bog offers a scholarship for Environmental Studies/Natural Science college students.

Eligibility:
-Be a High School Senior applying to an accredited college/university to study environmental or natural science
-Be a College/University Student intending to continue studies of environmental or natural science at an accredited college
-Submit at least one signed [...] More

EPOC Environmental Scholarship Fund
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EPOC recognizes its duty to assist in the education of individuals planning a career in the environmental industry. Consequently, the EPOC Environmental scholarship fund was established in 1998. The purpose of the Scholarship Fund is to assist Connecticut residents, or an immediate family member (spouse or child) of an EPOC Member in good standing, who are attending an accredited college or [...] More

EPP Undergraduate Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: January 29, Annually
The goal of the EPP Undergraduate Scholars Program is to increase the number of students who undertake course work and graduate with degrees in targeted academic fields integral to NOAA's mission. This program targets students who have completed their sophomore year, attending minority serving institutions (MSIs), and have recently declared, or about to declare a major in atmospheric, oceanic, or [...] More

ERC Cancer Scholarship Fund
Application Deadlines: May 31, Annually
Purpose: These scholarships are available to provide financial assistance to college students in their pursuit of a higher education who have previously or are currently diagnosed with cancer. High school seniors or current college students are eligible for these scholarships.

Award: Scholarships, up to $1000 each, will be awarded on an ongoing basis to students who qualify.

Eligibility: [...] More

Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship
Application Deadlines: January 29, Annually
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ernest F. Hollings (Hollings) scholarship program is designed to: (1) increase undergraduate training in oceanic and atmospheric science, research, technology, and education and foster multidisciplinary training opportunities; (2) increase public understanding and support for stewardship of the ocean and atmosphere and improve [...] More

Folsom Garden Club Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: April 11, Annually
The Folsom Garden Club Scholarship Program is for both part-time and full-time students.

Eligibility Requirements:
-Applicant must be a California resident or temporary resident attending a college/university in Placer, Sacramento, El Dorado or Yolo County, California
-Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) in order to apply
-Applicant must be a college student entering the [...] More

Fontana Transport Inc Scholars Program
Application Deadlines: March 15, Annually
Fontana Transport Inc. is a family owned trucking company based out of Southern California whose owners are passionate about higher education and to be able to help future leaders in their community pursue a higher education degree.

The Fontana Transport Inc. Scholars Program is open to underrepresented, low-income and first-generation college-bound students. Students must be pursuing an [...] More

Ford Motor Company Tribal College Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 31, Annually
Native American/Alaska Native undergraduate students attending tribal colleges and universities are eligible to apply for both the American Indian College Fund Full Circle Scholarship Program and the American Indian College Fund TCU Scholarship Program.

Minimum general eligibility requirements for both scholarships include:
-U.S. citizenship
-Enrollment in an accredited tribal college or [...] More

Freehold Soil Conservation Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 22, Annually
The Freehold Soil Conservation District Board of Supervisors awards scholarships to area college students majoring in a field related to the conservation of our natural resources. The Neal Munch, Mac Clark and Bill Schauer scholarships are named to honor their years of dedicated and distinguished service to the Freehold District and to conservation efforts.

Eligibility:
-A New Jersey resident [...] More

Friends of Moraine Hills State Park Scholarship in Environmental Studies
Application Deadlines: April 30, Annually
Qualified applicants will reside and attend a high school in either Lake, McHenry, Kane, Cook, DuPage, Kendall, or Will County Illinois. They must also plan to attend an accredited college or university, plan to major in a field of study and career directly related to the environment and have a high school GPA of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Mail-in application will be found on our [...] More

GCSAA Legacy Awards
Application Deadlines: April 15, Annually
Knowing the costs of higher education will continue to rise, the Environmental Institute for Golf developed this program to provide scholarship assistance to the children and grandchildren of GCSAA members who have been active Class A, Superintendent Members, Class C, Class A-Retired, or Class AA members for five or more consecutive years.

Eligibility:
-One or more of the applicant's parents [...] More

GeoKids LINKS Graduate Fellowship in Biology
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
This program places Biology graduate students into schools as a part of their training in science. Graduate LINKS Fellows receive 12-month stipends of up to $18,000 and a full tuition scholarship. Fellows work with children's educators from the Wagner Free Institute of Science and elementary school teachers to develop and present science lessons that include Environmental Science themes to [...] More

Girls Impact the World Film Festival Green IS Award
Application Deadlines: January 15, Annually
Do you know a Girl Greening Up the World? The Ian Somerhalder (IS) Foundation & Girls Impact the World have partnered to present the inaugural GITW/Green IS Award!

Students submit your 3–5 minute film on environmental issues that either:

1. Propose solutions to environmental issues that impact women and girls

OR

2. Create awareness about environmental issues that impact women and [...] More

Good360 Sustainability Scholarship
Application Deadlines: November 30, Annually
At Good360, we work hard to help companies reduce their waste outputs and total carbon footprints by donating excess stock or products to nonprofits in need. For the Good360 team, living sustainably means that we do everything we can to limit waste production, protect valuable natural resources and improve the lives of those in need.


If you're a high school senior applying to college, or [...] More

GreenAllies Challenge
Application Deadlines: November 15, Annually
The GreenAllies Challenge is a national scholarship competition that will encourage students to either start an environmental club in their school, or lead an environmental project with an existing club. These projects can be anything from starting an organic community garden, to organizing a road clean-up. There is a huge amount of flexibility in acceptable projects! Students will be paired with [...] More

Grote Chemistry Scholarship for Incoming Freshmen
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
Grote Chemistry Scholarships are named in honor of Dr. Irvine W. Grote, who served as head of the department from 1941 to 1964. Previous Grote Scholars have graduated with distinction and gone on to success in chemistry graduate schools, medical schools, law schools, pharmacy schools, and the chemical industry. The Department of Chemistry at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga offers the [...] More

Harry Hampton Memorial Wildlife Fund Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
In a commitment to promote higher education in the natural resources area in South Carolina, the Board of Directors of the Hampton Fund in 1992 established the scholarship program. This scholarship consists of a $5,000 scholarship awarded annually to a S.C. resident student to attend an institution of higher learning in the state with a major area of study in wildlife, fisheries, forestry, [...] More

John M. Murphy Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 28, Annually
The John M. Murphy Scholarship was established in 2004 by the family and friends of John Murphy. The scholarship was created to help a student from Pendleton County reach his/her dream of pursuing education beyond secondary school in the field of biology, environmental science, or ecology.

Eligibility/Requirements:
-Be a Pendleton County High School Senior
-Planning to major in a natural [...] More

Joseph A. Levendusky Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: August 31, Annually
The scholarship, with funding up to $7,000 per year, will be awarded to an undergraduate student in mechanical or chemical engineering who meets the following criteria and requirements:

-Demonstrated interest and commitment to seek a career in the field of water technology (Environmental wastewater, water pollution control and water resource management not included
-Acceptance for enrollment [...] More

Karen Ann Shopis-Fox Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 15, Annually
The Karen Ann Shopis-Fox Memorial Scholarship, of the CT Chapter of ASLA, is awarded to encourage awareness and education in the field of landscape architecture.

Criteria:
-Applicants must be a legal resident of the State of Connecticut and be enrolled in an accredited landscape architecture program (undergraduate or graduate) at the college/university level; graduating seniors can only apply [...] More

Leo Bourassa Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
The mission of the Virginia Lakes and Watersheds Association is to promote and educate the public on good lake and watershed management, encourage sustainable stormwater management practices and protect the welfare of lakes and other water resources within the Commonwealth. To help further our mission, we would like to award scholarships to support and acknowledge deserving students who are [...] More

NASF Engineering and Chemistry Scholarship
Application Deadlines: December 29, Annually
NASF's educational foundation remains committed to helping undergraduate and graduate students interested in studying chemical engineering, material science or engineering, mechanical engineering, metallurgical engineering, environmental engineering or chemistry.


- The scholarship award is available to both undergraduates and graduates.
- Undergraduate applicants must be junior standing or [...] More

NAWC New Jersey Chapter Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
The New Jersey Chapter of the National Association of Water Companies Association is offering scholarships to high school students who will be attending a New Jersey college or university and is interested in the water utility industry or any related field.

Eligibility requirements:
-Be a U.S. Citizen
-Be a resident of New Jersey and have lived in state for at least five years
-Be a high [...] More

NDS Student Recognition Program
Application Deadlines: April 15, Annually
The purpose of this award is to recognize and reward graduating university or four-year college seniors who are planning a career related to the dairy industry or production agriculture and who have demonstrated leadership skills, activities, academic ability and interest in the dairy industry. Each university can nominate up to two students for this award.

Only two applicants per college or [...] More

NEHA/AAS Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
The purpose of the NEHA/AAS Scholarship program is to encourage early commitment by students to a career in EH and to stimulate past and present graduates to pursue postgraduate studies in EH sciences and/or public health. The program offers financial assistance to individuals with a demonstratable need, and serves to introduce adequately trained professionals into the EH [...] More

Nell Goff Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The purpose of the Nell Goff Memorial Scholarship is to encourage and finacially aid students who are interested in a future major or majoring in horticulture, floriculture, landscape design, conservation, forestry, botany, agronomy, plant pathology, environmental control, city planning and/or other related fields.

The student must be a legal resident of the State of Maine. Priority is given [...] More

New York Water Environment Association Scholarships
Application Deadlines: February 17, Annually
The New York Water Environment Association, Inc.(NYWEA) was founded in 1929, by professionals in the field of water quality as a non-profit, educational organization. Association members helped lead the way toward existing state and
national clean water programs. Today the Association has over 2,500 members representing diverse backgrounds and specialties, but all are concerned and involved [...] More

NEWWA Elson T. Killam Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
The Elson T. Killam Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a civil engineering or environmental engineering student at a 4-year college/univeristy. Students who are attending or have been accepted into appropriate college/university programs at the undergraduate and graduate level are eligible to apply. Applicants must be members of NEWWA. Applicants must reside in New England or attend a [...] More

NEWWA Francis X. Crowley Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
The Francis X. Crowley Scholarship is awarded to a civil engineering, environmental engineering, or business management student at a 4-year college/university. Students who are attending or have been accepted into appropriate college/university programs at the undergraduate and graduate level are eligible to apply. Applicants must be members of NEWWA. Applicants must reside in New England or [...] More

NEWWA Joseph Murphy Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
The Joseph A. Murphy scholarship is awarded to a civil engineering, environmental engineering, business or science student. Students who are attending or have been accepted into appropriate college/university programs at the undergraduate and graduate level are eligible to apply. Applicants must be members of NEWWA. Applicants must reside in New England or attend a college/university in New [...] More

NHA Past Presidents' Legacy Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
NHA created the Past Presidents’ Legacy Scholarship in 2008 to encourage students to consider becoming part of the U.S. hydropower industry. Our growing industry has professionals in many different fields, including engineering, IT, biology, environmental sciences, forestry, hydrology, animal sciences, management, financial services, communications, and other areas. Many companies also offer [...] More

NHHSS Foundation Earth Day Awards
Application Deadlines: February 29, Annually
The NSHSS Foundation has partnered with the Captain Planet Foundation (CPF) to encourage environmental stewardship among high school students globally through the Earth Day Award competition. Prizes of $500 are awarded to high school students in recognition of environmental stewardship, leadership and volunteerism expressed through the Earth Day projects submitted for the competition. The project [...] More

NSEP Boren Undergraduate Scholarships
Application Deadlines: February 09, Annually
Boren Scholarships, an initiative of the National Security Education Program, provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. The countries of Western Europe, [...] More

Ohio Environmental Science & Environmental Engineering Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 15, Annually
The Ohio Academy of Science has received a grant from the Ohio Environmental Education Fund (OEEF) to establish the Ohio Environmental Science and Environmental Engineering Scholarship Program. The projected three year program cost is $150,000. These merit-based, non-renewable scholarships will fulfill the OEEF objective of "Providing scholarships in environmental science and environmental [...] More

Ontario County - Casella Environmental Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 20, Annually
The Ontario County Board of Supervisors announced they will again award Casella Environmental Waste Management academic scholarships to qualified Ontario County (applicants must be a resident of Ontario County) college or college-bound students who are pursuing majors in environmental studies, agriculture or agricultural business including waste management.

The scholarship is available to [...] More

PACD Auxiliary Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 31, Annually
Each year the PACD Auxiliary offers a scholarship for Pennsylvania college students majoring in an agricultural or environmental field. Please review the eligibility requirements below prior to completing the scholarship application.

Students must meet all four of the following requirements in order to be eligible:
-Must be a Pennsylvania resident
-Must attend a Pennsylvania college or [...] More

PG&E NuEnergy Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 09, Annually
The NuEnergy scholarship program targets top-performing college students who have an interest and desire to pursue a career in the energy sector.

Awards
For this year's NuEnergy scholarship program, an approximate total of $15,000 will be awarded among 3-5 recipients.

Eligibility
- Students interested in applying must have a primary address that is within the PG&E service territory.
[...] More

Rocky Mountain Coal Mining Engineering/Geology Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
Engineering/Geology Scholarships are given to students looking for a career in the coal industry. There are eight awards, each award is divided and distributed in two years. Winners are also offered an all-expense paid trip to the RMCMI Annual Meeting and Convention in late June where they have the opportunity to meet industry leaders and attend technical sessions.

Eligibility:
-Must have [...] More

RTK Scholars Program
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RTK Environmental Group is committed to supporting and furthering the education of students in pursuit of careers in science. These individuals are the cornerstone for future developments in engineering, technology, and life sciences, as well as new scientific advancements in the field of environmental inspection.

Students who study environmental science, biology, engineering, or a related [...] More

Russell W. Meyers and the Rogers Family Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
The Land Conservancy's Scholarship Program awards two Scholarships annually, the Russell W. Myers Scholarship and the Rogers Family Scholarship. A total of $15,000 ($7,500 each) will be awarded to two deserving students studying in the field of environmental science, natural resource management, conservation, horticulture, park administration, or a related field.

Complete only one [...] More

SEG Foundation General Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
Through the generosity of our donors, there are approximately 75 different scholarships. Half are unrestricted scholarships; the rest have specific donor intentions that include consideration for major/minor, university, career intention, involvement in student activities, year of study, or particular research field.

Interested students complete one application which provides the committee [...] More

Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science SOARS Program
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
SOARS encourages applications from individuals who are members of a group that is historically under-represented in the atmospheric and related sciences, including students who are Black or African American, American Indian or Alaska Native, and Hispanic or Latino, female, first generation college students, and students with disabilities. SOARS welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender [...] More

South Coast Water District Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 04, Annually
South Coast Water District awards $500 scholarships every year to college-bound high school seniors who live in the District’s service area in coastal south Orange County, California. Since 2002, we have awarded two to five scholarships every year.

Who is eligible for our scholarships?
College-bound high-school seniors who live in the South Coast Water District service area which includes [...] More

Teacher Education Scholarship Program of the Alabama Space Grant Consortium
Application Deadlines: February 29, Annually
The Alabama Space Grant Consortium (ASGC), a member of the NASA National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program, supports undergraduate scholarships and graduate fellowships for students studying in an aerospace-related discipline at participating universities. The awards are made to U.S. citizens with proven academic excellence and accomplishments. In Alabama, we award over $326,000 worth of [...] More

Ted Scripps Fellowships in Environmental Journalism
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The Scripps Howard Foundation constantly seeks ways to help career journalists fulfill their passion for learning. The Ted Scripps Fellowships in Environmental Journalism program exposes working journalists to the leading edge of environmental thinking, and ultimately, enriches the public's understanding of this vital subject.

Named after the late Ted Scripps, the youngest grandson of E.W. [...] More

The B. Phinizy Spalding & Hubert B. Spalding Scholarships
Application Deadlines: February 12, Annually
The Georgia Trust annually awards two scholarships to encourage the study of historic preservation and related fields.

The Trust established its scholarship program to ensure that knowledgeable leaders continue to enter the field of historic preservation. Its two scholarships encourage students to pursue degrees that will allow them to work in the field of preservation and related fields and [...] More

The Virginia W. Smith Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 30, Annually
The Virginia W. Smith Scholarship was established in 2004 by Mrs. Smith’s husband, family and friends in recognition of her strong commitment, through the North Country Garden Club and The Garden Club of America, in the areas of horticulture, conservation, and environmental studies. The scholarship will be awarded to a local student in the twelfth grade who has maintained satisfactory grades and [...] More

Theodore Gordon Flyfishers, Inc. Founders Fund Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
This merit scholarship is offered annually in the name of the TGF founders, to a single recipient who has demonstrated excellence and outstanding dedication in a field of study that falls within an environmental field of a school or department. It was the hope of the founders, as it is the hope of the current membership of Theodore Gordon Flyfishers, that the recipient will use this scholarship [...] More

Wallace F. Pate Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
In its continued commitment to promote higher education in the natural resources area in South Carolina, the Board of Directors of the Hampton Fund, in cooperation with the South Carolina Governor's Cup Billfishing Series, established the Wallace F. Pate Scholarship in 2004. Wallace F. Pate pioneered offshore big game fishing in South Carolina.

Eligibility:
-The applicant must be a full-time [...] More

WTS Legacy Scholarship for Graduates
Application Deadlines: October 21, Annually
The Leadership Legacy Scholarship provides a $3,500 award to a young woman pursuing a career in transportation. Eligible candidates are pursuing graduate degrees in transportation or a related field and demonstrate leadership skills and an active commitment to community service. For this year's award, focus is on women who demonstrate leadership in bringing ideas, innovation and new approaches to [...] More

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