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.

$1,500 Easy Scholarship: Use a Greener Way to Travel for a Day
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: November 30, 2020
Description: You could win an easy $1,500 scholarship just by using an environmentally sustainable way to commute to school, work, or another place you commonly visit. Just answer 5 easy questions about how you normally get around and we’ll give you a greener way to travel (like cycling, walking, or carpooling), plus an easy way to calculate just how much carbon dioxide you’d save from being emitted into the atmosphere. Upload a photo of your greener commute. You’ll fight global climate change *and* enter to win a $1,500 scholarship!

Ted Rolins Eco Scholarship
Sponsor: Ted Rollins Eco Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will be enrolled in at least 10 credit hours during Spring 2021 as an undergraduate student and is majoring (or plan to major) in a field related to sustainability.

Take Care of Texas Video Contest
Sponsor: Take Care of Texas
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: December 4, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Texas high school students in grades 9 through 12. Applicant must submit a video that portrays positive ways Texas can help keep our air clean, keep our water clean, conserve water, save energy, or reduce waste.

Anavii Market Scholarship
Sponsor: Anavii Market
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current and perspective students at an accredited institution within the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to hemp and 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.

ChameleonJohn Annual USA University Student Scholarship
Sponsor: ChameleonJohn
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students in the United States who are struggling financially. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to pollution.

NEWH Green Voice Design Competition
Sponsor: NEWH – The Hospitality Industry Network
Amount: $7,500
Closing Date: January 4, 2021
Description: Contest is open to undergraduate and graduate Hospitality Interior Design or Architecture students who are junior level or above. Applicant must have at least $7,500 in current/upcoming debt through college for tuition and program approved books/supplies. Applicant must showcase their design skills while utilizing the very best in sustainable design products and practices.

Young Filmmakers Contest
Sponsor: One Earth Film Festival
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: January 5, 2021
Description: Contest is open to students in grades 3 through college (ages 8 and up) from the United States. Student must create a film on one of many given topics related to the Earth.

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…”

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