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.

Eckenfelder Scholarship
Sponsor: Brown and Caldwell
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are interested in pursuing a career in the environmental profession. Applicant must be in his/her Junior, Senior year or graduate program at an accredited college or university and have a declared major in civil, chemical or environmental engineering or one of the environmental sciences.

Emily M. Hewitt Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Calaveras Big Trees Association
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled full-time in an accredited California post-secondary educational institution whose educational career goal coincides in communicating and interpreting nature’s wonder. Applicant must be pursuing degrees in environmental protection, forestry, wildlife and fisheries biology, parks and recreation, park management, environmental law and public policy, environmental art, or California history.

Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes
Sponsor: Barron Prize
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Award is open to students between the ages of eight and 18 years of age who are permanent residents of and currently residing in the U.S. or Canada. Applicant must be currently working on an inspiring service project or have done so within the past 12 months.

Ike Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: The Ike Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 1, 2020extended to April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who will be pursuing full-time enrollment in a two-year or four-year college or university in the United States. Awards are based on financial need, academic achievement, demonstrated volunteer commitment (preferably in the fishing or conservation world), and a personal statement on how fishing has impacted your life and prepared you for college.

LGBTQ Scholarship
Sponsor: Brown and Caldwell
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or questioning and who are enrolled in his/her Junior, Senior year or graduate program at an accredited college or university and applicant must have a declared major in civil, chemical, or environmental engineering or one of the environmental sciences.

Minority Scholarship
Sponsor: Brown and Caldwell
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to minority students who are enrolled in his/her Junior, Senior year or graduate program at an accredited college or university and applicant must have a declared major in civil, chemical, or environmental engineering or one of the environmental sciences.

Women in Leadership Scholarship
Sponsor: Brown and Caldwell
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to female students who are enrolled in her Junior, Senior year or graduate program at an accredited college or university and applicant must have a declared major in civil, chemical, or environmental engineering or one of the environmental sciences.

NPG Essay Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: Negative Population Growth (NPG)
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: April 19, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Applicant must share their thoughts on the population of the United States.

Gloria Barron Wilderness Society Scholarship
Sponsor: The Wilderness Society
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 24, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in an accredited graduate institution in North America who have academic and/or career goals focused on making a significant positive difference in the long-term protection of wilderness in the United States.

E-waste Scholarship
Sponsor: Digital Responsibility
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2020
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…”

IWSH Essay Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO)
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students enrolled full-time in an accredited technical school, community college, trade school, or four-year college or university. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to safe access to clean water and proper sanitation. Scholarship is open to students worldwide.

Ted Rolins Eco Scholarship
Sponsor: Ted Rollins Eco Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2020
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.

Brower Youth Awards for Environmental Leadership
Sponsor: Earth Island Institute
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to environmental change leaders ages 13 to 22 (as of Jul. 1, 2019) living in North America (including Mexico, Canada, and some Caribbean Islands) and U.S. Territories.

Dushinske & Jamison Water Resources Scholarship
Sponsor: North Dakota Community Foundation
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: April 1, 2020extended to May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students in North Dakota. Preference is given to, but not limited to, students studying water-related fields and students whose families have taken an active role in North Dakota’s water resources management.

IEI Bi-Annual Scholarship Essay Contest
Sponsor: Ivey Engineering Inc. (IEI)
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate students in the United States and Canada. Applicant must submit an essay on one of three given topics related to HVAC, energy-efficient building, or building structure fires.

Montana Life Members Scholarship
Sponsor: Montana Federation of Garden Clubs
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who are Montana residents and citizens of the United States and are majoring in Conservation, Horticulture, Parks or Forestry, Greenhouse Management, Land Management or related subjects.

Orchid Care Scholarship
Sponsor: Orchids Made Easy
Amount: $500
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a program in Botany, Horticulture, Environmental Science, Conservation, or related field, with a focus on orchids.

SEA Scholarships
Sponsor: Surfers’ Environmental Alliance
Amount: Up to $10,500
Closing Date: May 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who will have a major that focuses on Environmental Studies/Sciences.

Frank D. Visceglia Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Patriots’ Path Council, Boy Scouts of America
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Eagle Scouts who are residents of New Jersey. Preference will be given to Scouts whose service projects are related to the environment or the economy.

Soil and Water Conservation Scholarship
Sponsor: Soil Science Society of America
Amount: $3,500
Closing Date: June 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate juniors and seniors, as well as graduate students who are enrolled in a North American university. Preference will be given to students enrolled in a land grant university, or other universities or colleges have equivalent agricultural curriculum. Applicant must have career goals in soil and water conservation.

AMS Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Air & Waste Management Association: Allegheny Mountain Section
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2020extended to June 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students currently enrolled or high school students accepted for full-time enrollment in a four-year college or university program in Western Pennsylvania or West Virginia, which will lead to a career in the environmental fields.

Local Conservation Scholarship and Essay Contest
Sponsor: Steve Duckett, Attorney at Law
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who can demonstrate a commitment to environmental conservation using past and present volunteer, professional, and educational experiences. Applicant must submit a personal statement explaining their dedication to local conservation.

Environmental Awareness Scholarship Essay
Sponsor: ReuseThisBag.com
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school and college students worldwide. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to climate change.

Apprentice Ecologist Initiative Youth Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Nicodemus Wilderness Project
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 31, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to students between the ages of 13 and 21 who are candidates for a degree/diploma at a primary (middle school), secondary (high school), or accredited post-secondary educational institution from any country around the world. Applicant must conduct their own environmental stewardship project in 2020.

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