Student Academic Grants and Awards

National Fellowships

Programs for Funding Undergraduate/Graduate Study in Environmental Sciences

USEFUL RESOURCES FOR PLANNING GRADUATE SCHOOL: Student Conservation Association, Guide to Graduate Environmental Programs (Island Press)


American Water Resources Association (AWRA) Richard A. Herbert Memorial Scholarship
"To further interest and research in the water Resources of Colorado" ~Website

Anchor Environmental
Funds graduate school for Environmental Science majors and related fields with emphasis in aquatic/waterfront areas.

Annie's Homegrown, Inc. Sustainable Agriculture Scholarship
For graduate or undergraduate students in Environmental Science.

Association for Women in Science Educational and Professional Development Awards
For women enrolled in college courses. Various Scholarships.

Brower Youth Awards
Six annual awards for environmental projects.

Brown and Caldwell
For students pursuing degrees in Environmental Sciences.

Catherine H. Beattie Fellowship for Conservation Horticulture
Funds graduate student research on rare or endangered US plants.

Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program
For students to understand interactions of science, government, and technology.

Department of Energy, Computational Science Fellowship Program
Support for grad students pursuing work in mathematics, computer science, and science/engineering fields.

Environmental Research and Education Foundation
For work in waste management.

EPA-STAR Graduate Fellowship
Supports master’s and doctoral candidates in environmental studies

Erasmus Mundus Programme
Funds graduate study (masters and Ph.D.) in European Union countries.

Explorers Club Grant
For pursuit of exploration and field sciences.

Freeman-Asia Scholarship program
Scholarships to support study abroad in East or Southeast Asia

Garden Club of America Scholarships
26 scholarships and several fellowships.

Gloria Barron Wilderness Society Scholarship
For Graduate students researching the wilderness, especially conservation.

Green Corps
Graduates - paid Environmental leadership program

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Grants for Individuals
Funding for medical, dental, and veterinary students

King Faisal Foundation Scholarship
Funding for Muslim students in sciences.

Marshall Scholarship
Funds two years of graduate study at any UK university

Morris K. Udall Scholarships
Environmental studies, Native American tribal policy

National Academies Fellowships Office
Fellowships for researchers in Academic, Federal, Industrial and International workforces.

National Institutes of Health, Undergraduate Scholarship Program
Funds students from disadvantaged backgrounds in biomedical or other health-related research.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program
Fund research in Oceanic and Atmospheric patterns.

National Science Foundation, Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) Program
For grad students pursuing a Ph.D. who are interested in interdisciplinary research in mathematics, sciences, and engineering.

National Science Foundation, Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)
Funding for research for undergraduates.

National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program/NSF Minority Graduate Research Fellowship Program
Funding for studies in science and engineering.

Oak Ridge National Laboratories' Institute for Science and Education
Internships and scholarships for students of all ages in various science-related fields.

Organization of American States (OAS) Scholarships for Academic Studies
To assist in academic studies.

Project 1000
Funding for students from minorities and other underrepresented groups.

Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program
Customized work placements, professional seminars, and German language training.

Sigma Delta Epsilon / Graduate Women in Science
For female members of Sigma Delta Epsilon.

Smithsonian Fellowships and Internships
Various fellowships and internships.

Spencer Foundation Dissertation Fellowship Program
Funding pursuit of doctoral degrees at a grad school in the United States.

Surfrider Foundation Scholarship Program
Funds undergraduate or higher in marine-related fields.

The Environmental Leadership Program
Two-year leadership development program.

The Gates-Cambridge Scholarship
Funds research and studies addressing global problems.

The National Wildlife Foundation's Campus Ecology Program
Fellowships for on-campus ecology projects.

The Ventures in Education Scholarship Program
Coordinates opportunities for underrepresented minorities in foundations and organizations, in the biological and agricultural sciences.

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Keizo Obuchi fellowships
For young researchers from developing countries majoring in a specific area.

United States Society on Dams Scholarship Program
For grad students whose studies may help with dam-related issues.

USDA/1890 National Scholars
Funds students studying agriculture, food, natural resource sciences at one of eighteen universities.

Whitaker International Fellows and Scholars Program
For emerging leaders in U.S. biomedical engineering or bioengineering.