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!

Take Shorter Showers to Save Water!
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2017
Description: Americans use more than a TRILLION gallons of water showering each year. That’s enough to supply all the water needs of New Jersey and the Empire State. Share a five-minute playlist with a friend to remind them to keep their shower under five minutes. That’ll save up to 1,500 gallons of water this year and you’ll automatically be entered to win the scholarship.

Tell Your Governor to Protect Your State and Our Planet!
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2017
Description: President Trump recently withdrew the U.S. from the Paris Agreement, a global treaty to protect the planet. Use social media to tell your governor to protect health, the air and water, and the security of your state and our country. Tweet or post on Facebook asking your governor to sign a pledge that DoSomething provides. That’s ensure a safer, cleaner, better future for America and you’ll automatically be entered to win the scholarship.

Sustainability Scholarship
Sponsor: Sleeping Organic
Amount: $1,200
Closing Date: October 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. Citizens who are current undergraduate students with at least a 2.5 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay on how online buying habits change as information about product sustainability becomes mores accessible.

Pelican Water Sustainability Scholarship
Sponsor: Pelican Water Systems
Amount: Up to $1,500
Closing Date: October 15, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States who are currently enrolled full-time at an accredited university in the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to water conservation.

Good360 Sustainability Scholarship
Sponsor: Good360
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors applying to college or current college students with a minimum GPA of 3.3. Applicant must have an interest in environmentalism or sustainability.

Uncover the Truth: Encourage Friends to Fight Propaganda and Defend Science
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2017
Description: At this very moment, a think tank funded by Big Oil billionaires is sending a “science textbook” called “Why Scientists Disagree About Global Warming” to every science teacher in the country. You could win an easy $3,000 scholarship just by sharing a pledge on social media that encourages your friends to talk to their teachers about this propaganda-filled book. You’ll defend science, fight propaganda, and be entered to win the scholarship.

Women Divers Hall of Fame Scholarships
Sponsor: Women Divers Hall of Fame
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 31, 2017
Description: Scholarships are open to women divers who are current undergraduate and graduate students. Scholarships are offered in dive medicine, marine conservation, marine biology, underwater archaeology, marine education, journalism, graphic arts, or photography.

Eco-Friendly Sustainability Scholarship
Sponsor: Elite Fixtures
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 8, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who are between the ages f 16 and 22 years of age. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to sustainability.

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