Environmental, Conservation & Sustainability Scholarships

If you are are trying to save the world by recycling, conserving water, or participating in clean-up days in your community, you have an interest in Environmentalism, Conservation, and/or Sustainability causes. There are quite a few scholarships open to students who care about our planet! Some are for students who have an interest in making a different, while others are for students who are studying Environmental Science, Sustainability or other related fields. If you have an interest in Environmentalism, Conservation, and Sustainability, these scholarships are for you.

Udall Undergraduate Scholarship
Sponsor: Udall Foundation
Amount: Up to $7,000
Closing Date: March 2, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to college sophomores and juniors who have demonstrated leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to Native American nations or to the environment. Students must receive the application from the Udall faculty representative on their college campus – see website for details.

Alfred G. and Elma M. Milotte Scholarship
Sponsor: The Alfred G. and Elma M. Milotte Scholarship Fund
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 31, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to high school graduates and G.E.D. holders who have acceptance at a trade school, art school, two-year or four-year college or university for either undergraduate or graduate studies. Applicant must have been a resident of the State of Washington for at least five years prior to application. Student must be profoundly fascinated by nature, have been a careful observer of it and have successfully expressed their observations in an artistic way that engages the everyday person.

Blades of Green Scholarship
Sponsor: Blades of Green
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students who are studying environmental studies or related fields. Applicant must submit a letter of intent, recommendation, and transcript.

Don’t mess with Texas Scholarships
Sponsor: Don’t mess with Texas
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to Texas high school seniors who have taken a leadership role to prevent litter in their school and/or community.

ABPA Harrington-Arthur Memorial Scholarship Essay Competition
Sponsor: American Backflow Prevention Association
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: April 30, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to all persons of high school age (at least 13 and no older than age 18 as of December 31, 2020) who are legal residents of the United States or Canada. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to drinking water.

E-waste Scholarship
Sponsor: Digital Responsibility
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to high school students and current or entering college or graduate students at any level. Applicant must answer in 140-characters or less “the most important reason to care about e-waste is…”

Ted Rolins Eco Scholarship
Sponsor: Ted Rollins Eco Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current undergraduate college students who are majoring (or plan to major) in a field related to sustainability.

Next Generation Scholarship
Sponsor: FitMyCar
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 21, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students in the United States or Australia. Applicant must submit an essay on the following topic: “Sustainable Automotive Innovations for the Future”.

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