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!
Heavy Metal Giveaway
Sponsor: truth | Fastweb
Closing Date: June 30, 2019
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 who are between the ages of 15 and 24 years of age. Applicant must answer a question related to e-cig pods. Truth (the sponsor) wants to be the generation that ends smoking for good and cleans up the environment doing it.
Closing Date: July 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to environmental benefits of recycling vehicles.
Sponsor: Solar Action Alliance
Closing Date: July 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current full-time students at accredited institutions of higher education. Applicant must submit an essay on a given prompt related to solar.
Green Your Getaway: Share a Guide to Help Friends Travel Sustainably!
Closing Date: July 31, 2019
Description: “Sustainable travel” is all about being a responsible traveler! You want to minimize the harm and work to improve the natural and cultural environments of where you visit. Share DoSomething’s Sustainable Travel Guide on social media or share the guide IRL using a postcard DoSomething will provide. You’ll help others protect the plant and be entered to win the scholarship.
King Green Scholarship
Sponsor: King Green
Closing Date: August 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time U.S. undergraduate students seeking a degree in Agriculture, Environmental Sciences, Biology, or related fields with at least a 3.5 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to buying locally.
Sponsor: Florida Stormwater Association (FSA)
Closing Date: August 2, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduate students in colleges and schools of engineering, natural science, public administration (or closely related fields) who have an interest in stormwater quality, management or finance. Applicant must be attending a Florida college or university.
Environmental Awareness Scholarship Essay
Closing Date: September 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.
Pick Up Litter in a Local Park or Community Space
Closing Date: September 15, 2019
Description: You could win the scholarship just by picking up trash or litter in a local park, beach, community space, or another place people get out and play! Just send in a photo of the litter you pick up. You’ll protect the environment, create better places to play, and be entered to win the scholarship.
Closing Date: October 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students worldwide. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to sustainability.
IEI Bi-Annual Scholarship Essay Contest
Sponsor: Ivey Engineering Inc. (IEI)
Closing Date: November 1, 2019
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.
Apprentice Ecologist Initiative Youth Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Nicodemus Wilderness Project
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
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 2019.
Sponsor: Digital Responsibility
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…”