ERC Eco Scholarship

Environmental Research Center

ERC Eco Scholarship is a $1,000 fund given to high school seniors who are planning pursue a degree in environmental health sciences. The scholarship aims to support the students' needs to continue their post-secondary education. The amount may be used for tuition, living expenses, books, supplies, university fees and special project costs.

Key Information

Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    The applicant must be a high school senior.
  • Minimum GPA:
  • Financial Need:
    Not Mentioned
  • Other Academic Requirements:
    The applicant must have completed at least one high school science class in addition to the minimum required for graduation.
  • Residence:
    The student must currently reside in California.
  • Citizenship:
    The applicant must be a United States Citizen.
  • College:
    Qualified applicants must be students who will be accepted to a two or four-year at an accredited California College or University.
  • Major/Career:
    The awardee must major in an environmental studies program.

Application Details

  • Transcript:
  • Resume/Activity List:
    Not required
  • Essay:
    The essay written by the applicant should not exceed three (3) double-spaced typed pages, using Times New Roman, 12-point font. Should a reference page be necessary, you may attach it at the end of the document with no page penalty. Do not include graphics or pictures in the essay. Essay submissions should focus on the environment and health issues, otherwise, there are no restrictions on the topic. ERC seeks to award a scholarship to the students that most embody the goals of our organization while demonstrating a strong civic and social responsibility to the environment.
  • Recommendation Letters:
    At least two, but no more than four, letters of recommendation should accompany the packet. At least one of the letters should be from a faculty member of your school and the remaining letters should be personal references not from a family member.

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