Scholarships for Environmental Science Majors

A degree in environmental science can open the door to a variety of exciting careers. And there are many scholarships available to help you get there. Some of these scholarships are funded by national organizations, such as the American Geophysical Union, the National Garden Clubs and the Environmental Defense Fund. Others are provided by individual universities, such as Washington State University and Northern Arizona University. In order to apply, students may need to meet a minimum grade point average, submit copies of their transcripts or provide examples of their past and current research. Financial need also may be considered. To learn more about scholarships for environmental science majors, keep reading below.

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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • Feb-10-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Environmental Science|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
  • Character Trait: Show |Interest|
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Clara Carter Higgins of the Worcester (Massachusetts) Garden Club established this scholarship in 1964 with a stock gift of approximately $15,000. This scholarship benefits undergraduate students following their freshman, sophomore, or junior years doing field work, research, or classroom work in an environmental field. Students must demonstrate a keen interest in the betterment of the environment an opportunity for further study at a site chosen by the student.
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 4.0
View Details Educational Scholarships Demonstration of Energy & Efficiency Developments (DEED)
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • Feb-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Major: Study |Power Plant Technology|Electric Lineworker|Powerline Technology|Electrical Power Technology|Electrical Lineworker Technology|Electrical Distribution Systems|Utility Line Technician|Environmental Specialist|Alternative Power Generation Technologies|
  • School (College): |Accredited College|Accredited University|Vocational School|
  • Career: |Electric Utility (Industry)|
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The Educational Scholarships is awarded to high school senior, high school graduate, or college undergraduate student. Applicants must be pursuing major in power plant technology, electric lineworker, powerline technology, electrical power technology, electrical lineworker technology, electrical distribution systems, utility line technician, environmental specialist, and traditional and alternative power generation technologies
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.0
View Details The Robert D., W8ST, and Donna J., W9DJS, Streeter Scholarship American Radio Relay League (ARRL) Foundation, Inc.
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Environmental Science|Horticulture|
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This scholarship is administered by American Radio Relay League Foundation, it is created to support a deserving student who is planning to study horticulture and/or environmental sciences. Applicants must have a license of any active Amateur Radio License Class.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Saugatuck Douglas Garden Club Scholarship Allegan County Community Foundation
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Science|Agriculture|Horticulture|Botany|Environmental Studies|Ecology|Grounds Management|
  • School (K-12): |Saugatuck High School, Saugatuck, MI|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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Saugatuck Douglas Garden Club Scholarship is awarded to graduating high school senior of Saugatuck High School. The scholarship provides a $2,000 fund given by the Saugatuck Douglas Garden Club and the people who support their plant sales and other fund-raisers.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 500
  • 3 awards
  • May-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Environmental Science|Horticulture|Conservation|Botany|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|College|
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This scholarship was established by OrchidsMadeEasy.com to benefit a qualified undergraduate or graduate student. Students must be pursuing study in the field of Botany, Horticulture, Environmental Science, Conservation, or related field, with a focus on orchids. This scholarship was intended to advance the study of orchids and orchid care. Topics can include but not limited to researching orchids in their native habitats, increasing biodiversity, or aiding in conservation efforts.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 4,000
  • 1 award
  • Jan-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Environmental Science|Horticulture|Conservation|Botany|Landscape Design|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|
  • School (College): |Accredited University|
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The Garden Club Association Award in Desert Studies is awarded to undergraduate or graduate student enrolled at an accredited university. Applicants must be studying horticulture, conservation, botany, environmental science and landscape design relating to the arid landscape
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 500
  • 2 awards
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Agriculture|Natural Science|Environmental Studies|Physical|
  • School (K-12): |High School|
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
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The Association of Water Agencies (AWA) Scholarship Fund is awarded to a Graduating senior from any Ventura County high school. Applicant must be enrolling in a four-year college or university or a Ventura County community college student transferring to a four-year college or university.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 More
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Science|Communications|Biology|Environmental Studies|Hydrology|Fisheries|
  • Residence: Live in |United States| as a |Legal U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): |University|Vocational-technical / Career College|Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|College|Accredited College or University|Current College Sophomore|
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Sponsored by the National Hydropower Association, this scholarship is created to encourage students to consider becoming part of the U.S. hydropower industry. It is available to current college sophomores or juniors who will be juniors or seniors beginning in the fall; or graduate students; with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent), who are enrolled in a full-time undergraduate or graduate course of study at an accredited four-year college or university. The scholarship is also open to students with an equivalent GPA at an accredited vocational-technical school or programogram. Applicants must also be pursuing a program of study that is related to the hydropower industry: Engineering, sciences (biology, fisheries, and hydrology), communications, or environmental studies.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • Feb-10-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Environmental Science|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College freshman|College sophomore|College junior|
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Founded in honor of Elizabeth Gardner Norweb, ardent conservationist and GCA President from 1979 to 1981, the scholarship encourages studies and careers in the environmental field, with the opportunity to gain knowledge and experience beyond the regular course of study. It is awarded to college undergraduates for summer study following the freshman, sophomore, or junior year doing field work, research, or classroom work in an environmental field.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 3,000
  • 1 award
  • Feb-10-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Environmental Studies|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College freshman|College sophomore|College junior|
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Mary T. Carothers Summer Environmental Studies Scholarship is a $3,000 fund given to a student to support their field work, research, or classroom work.The scholarship aims to encourage studies and careers in the environmental field. The program was established in 1998 in memory of Mary.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 4,000
  • 1 award
  • Feb-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Environmental Science|Horticulture|Conservation|Botany|Arid Landscape Design|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|College junior|College senior|
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Nancy O. Swanson (Mrs. Robert) started this award in 2006 . Mrs. Swanson and her husband saw the need to provide financial support to students pursuing study in the fields of horticulture, conservation, botany, environmental science and landscape design relating to the arid landscape. The award can be in the form of either an internship or funding for a research related topic for advanced undergraduate and graduate students studying in these fields. While the award is intended to have a wide scope pertaining to the arid environment, preference will be given to students wishing to gain practical field experience specifically, planning and design for sustainability, rainwater harvesting and plant management, etc. through structured internships at accredited botanical gardens or arboreta.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 3,000
  • 1 award
  • Feb-10-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Environmental Studies|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
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Mrs. Edward K. Poor, Mrs. Walter Marting, and Mrs. Jerome F. Page headed the creation of a fund to establish this scholarship to honor Elizabeth Gardner Norweb, ardent conservationist and GCA President from 1979 to 1981. This scholarship was designed to encourage studies and careers in the environmental field, with the opportunity to gain knowledge and experience beyond the regular course of study. The program is for summer study following the freshman, sophomore, or junior year.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.0
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Nov-30-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Forestry|Environmental Resources|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
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The See Through Canoe Scholarship is awarded to a college student with a minimum of 3.5 GPA. Applicants must be pursuing major in Forestry or Environmental Resources
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Wisconsin Garden Club Federation Scholarship Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region, Inc.
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Feb-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Horticulture|Botany|Landscape Design|Forestry|Environmental Studies|Agronomy|Landscape Architecture|Floriculture|Plant Pathology|City Planning|Land Management|
  • Residence: Live in |Wisconsin|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|College|
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The Wisconsin Garden Club Federation Scholarship is awarded to a student pursuing a degree in horticulture, floriculture, landscape design, landscape architecture, botany, forestry, agronomy, plant pathology, environmental studies, city planning, land management.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 1,500
  • 1 award
  • August 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Geography|Urban Studies|Urban Planning|Environmental Studies|Urban Policy|
  • Ethnicity: Be |African American/Black|
  • School (College): Attend an |Historically Black College|Historically Black University|
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The Robert A. Catlin/David W. Long Memorial Fellowship was established to promote the profession of urban planning among Black students and build a community of Black planning professionals who supports one another.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Carolyn A. Craig Scholarship Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region, Inc.
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • Feb-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Horticulture|Botany|Landscape Design|Forestry|Environmental Studies|Agronomy|Landscape Architecture|Floriculture|Plant Pathology|City Planning|Land Management|
  • Residence: Live in |Wisconsin|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College junior|College senior|
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This scholarship was established to honor Carolyn A. Craig's garden club work and her career in volunteerism. Carolyn has been a very active garden club member on the local, district and state levels since joining the Green Thumbelina/Willow River Garden Club in 1964. She was a President of the Wisconsin Garden Club Federation (WGCF), a nationally accredited Flower Show Judge and a Master Landscape Consultant. This scholarship in her honor benefits incoming college junior or senior students pursuing the study of horticulture, floriculture, landscape design/architecture, botany, forestry, agronomy, plant pathology, environmental studies, city planning, land management or other related studies.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Academic Scholarships 2017 (Undergraduate) Organization of American States (OAS)
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  • 30,000
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Education|Political Science|Economics|Tourism|Science|Environmental Studies|Social Development Studies|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|Canada|Panama|Antigua and Barbuda|Argentina|Barbados|Belize|Bolivia|Brazil|Chile|Colombia|Costa Rica|Cuba|Dominica|Dominican Republic|Ecuador|El Salvador|Grenada|Guatemala|Guyana|Haiti|Honduras|Jamaica|Nicaragua|Paraguay|Peru|Saint Kitts and Nevis|Saint Lucia|Saint Vincent and the Grenadines|Suriname|The Bahamas|Trinidad and Tobago|Uruguay|Venezuela|
  • School (College): |Mexico|Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (Country|Bahamas|
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Established in 1983, this program grants scholarships for the last two years of undergraduate studies to citizens or permanent residents of the English-speaking Caribbean OAS Member States, and Suriname. Applicants must pursue undergraduate studies within the eight (8) OAS priority areas.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Architecture|Interior Design|Landscape Architecture|Urban and Land Planning|Environmental Design|
  • Residence: Live in |California|
  • School (College): |Accredited California College or University|
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These scholarships provide support to deserving women students as they strive to enter the design professions.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.5
View Details Irene Straus Scholarship Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region, Inc.
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Feb-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Environmental Science|Horticulture|Conservation|Landscape Design|Forestry|
  • Residence: Live in |Wisconsin|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College junior|College senior|Post-graduate|
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This scholarship was established in honor of Irene Straus, a founding member of the Garden Center Club which began in 1962 with the primary purpose of establishing a garden center. Irene was involved in garden club work for over 30 years who is dedicated making Madison a beautiful place. This scholarship in her honor benefits incoming college junior or senior, or postgraduate students enrolled in the study of horticulture, landscaping, environmental sciences, conservation, forestry, or other similar fields of study.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Theodore Gordon Flyfishers, Inc. Founders Fund Scholarship Environmental Consortium of Hudson Valley Colleges & Universities
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  • 3,500
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Natural Resources|Environmental Studies|Ecology|Zoology|Hydrology|Conservation Biology|Environmental Law|Environmental Policy|
  • School (College): |Institutional Member of Environmental Consortium|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|
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Established in the name of the Theodore Gordon Flyfishers, Inc (TGF) founders, the scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students who have demonstrated excellence and outstanding dedication in a field of study that falls within an environmental field of a school or department. Applicants shall be U.S. citizens and shall demonstrate merit with a current 3.5 GPA in the environmental concentration courses and an overall minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
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