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!

New Energy College Scholarship
Sponsor: Greenshine
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 28, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who are lat least 16 years of age. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to green energy technology.

Butt Invasion Scholarship
Sponsor: truth | Fastweb
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2018
Description: Contest is open to registered Fastweb members (free to sign-up) who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia and who are between the ages of 15 and 24 years of age. Applicant must answer some questions related to cigarettes and smoking. Truth (the sponsor) wants to be the generation that ends smoking for good and cleans up the environment doing it.

Community Service Scholarship
Sponsor: GreenMatch
Amount: £1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students worldwide. Applicant must submit an essay on a community service activity or initiative they have participate in and what green living means to them.

Good360 Sustainability Scholarship
Sponsor: Good360
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors applying to college and current college students with a minimum GPA of 3.3. Applicant must have an interest in environmentalism or sustainability.

Women Divers Hall of Fame Scholarships
Sponsor: Women Divers Hall of Fame
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 31, 2018
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.

IEI Bi-Annual Scholarship Essay Contest
Sponsor: Ivey Engineering Inc. (IEI)
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: November 1, 2018
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.

iWP Clean Water Scholarship
Sponsor: Water Purification
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 12, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students with at least one year of college with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Applicant must be enrolled in a water related field of study such as civil or environmental engineering, environmental science, biology, chemistry, or wastewater systems operation.

Take Care of Texas Video Contest
Sponsor: Take Care of Texas
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: December 14, 2018
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.

Apprentice Ecologist Initiative Youth Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Nicodemus Wilderness Project
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 31, 2018
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 2018.

Tough Turtle Turf Scholarship
Sponsor: Tough Turtle Turf
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: December 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current undergraduate students who plan to work in the environmental and/or water conservation industry.

NEWH Green Voice Design Competition
Sponsor: NEWH – The Hospitality Industry Network
Amount: $7,500
Closing Date: January 3, 2019
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 13, 2019
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.

Environmental Awareness Scholarship Essay
Sponsor: ReuseThisBag.com
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school and college students worldwide. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to climate change.

GCFM Scholarships
Sponsor: The Garden Club Federation of Maine
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to current college students who are legal residents of Maine and majoring in Horticulture, Floriculture, Landscape Design, Conservation, Forestry, Botany, Agronomy, Plant Pathology, Environmental Concerns, Ecology, Land Management and other garden-related fields.

Blades of Green Scholarship
Sponsor: Blades of Green
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 15, 2019
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.

NEWWA Scholarships
Sponsor: New England Water Works Association
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate and graduate students who reside in New England or attend a college/university in New England. Applicant must be majoring in civil engineering or environmental engineering and be a member of NEWWA.

E-waste Scholarship
Sponsor: Digital Responsibility
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2019
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…”

Montana Life Members Scholarship
Sponsor: Montana Federation of Garden Clubs
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2019
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.

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