Additional Financial Aid And Scholarship Resources
Anchor Environmental is an environmental science and engineering consulting firm whose expertise and focus is in aquatic-based remediation and waterfront development projects. To promote and help support those who have chosen these fields of study, Anchor has established a scholarship fund to assist graduate students in their pursuit of higher education.
The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program was established by Congress in 1986 to honor Senator Barry M. Goldwater. The purpose of the Foundation is to provide a continuing source of highly qualified scientists, mathematicians, and engineers by awarding scholarships to college students who intend to pursue careers in these fields.
Ben Meadows Company provides two scholarships awarded in the amounts of $2,500 each to students who stand out in achievement or leadership. Scholarships are awarded through the Society of American Foresters (SAF). Scholarship hopefuls must be juniors or seniors enrolled in a natural resource program working toward a bachelor of arts or science degree, which includes, but is not limited to, agroforestry, urban forestry, environmental studies, natural resource management, natural resource recreation, wildlife management, wood science and fisheries management.
This competitive scholarship program supports and promotes innovative research or study that seeks to respond to today's most pressing conservation issues.
The National Wildlife Federation's Campus Ecology Fellowship Program offers a nationally recognized opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to pursue their vision of an ecologically sustainable future. Through tangible projects to green their campuses and communities, environmental research and organizing on key conservation issues, fellows gain practical experience in the conservation field and first-hand knowledge of the challenges and opportunities inherent in successful conservation efforts.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ernest F. Hollings (Hollings) Scholarship program is designed to:
- increase undergraduate training in oceanic and atmospheric science, research, technology, and education and foster multidisciplinary training opportunities;
- increase public understanding and support for stewardship of the ocean and atmosphere and improve environmental literacy;
- recruit and prepare students for public service careers with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and other natural resource and science agencies at the federal, state and local levels of government;
- recruit and prepare students for careers as teachers and educators in oceanic and atmospheric science and to improve scientific and environmental education in the United States.
Firefighting and forestry careers can be extremely gratifying, albeit challenging. From the fire department to the national park system, the jobs available require specialized training that can be obtained by completing a fire science or forestry degree program on the undergraduate level. Similar to most post-secondary degrees, getting further education comes at a cost. From scholarships to grants and loans, fire science and forestry students have many financial aid opportunities available to support their education goals.
The purpose of The Garden Club of America is to stimulate the knowledge and love of gardening, to share the advantages of association by means of educational meetings, conferences, correspondence and publications, and to restore, improve, and protect the quality of the environment through educational programs and action in the fields of conservation and civic improvement.
The Intertribal Timber Council provides cholarship and funding opportunities for Native American/Alaskan students.
ISA Educational Foundation Scholarships are awarded to college or university students who demonstrate outstanding potential for long-range contribution to the fields of automation and control in the paper science industry.
This report contains a list of federal government scholarship, fellowship, and internship programs that provide support for graduate students.
The University of Washington's University Libraries, in cooperation with the Undergraduate Research Program, sponsors the Library Research Award for Undergraduates competition, recognizing University of Washington students who produce significant inquiry requiring use of information resources, the library, and its collections. All undergraduate students enrolled at the University of Washington are encouraged to submit research projects for the award competition.
The Morris K. Udall Scholarship and Excellence in National Environmental Policy Foundation awards 80 merit-based scholarships of up to $5,000 and 50 Honorable Mentions of $350 to: School sophomores and juniors who have demonstrated outstanding potential and a commitment to pursuing careers related to the environment; and Native American and Alaska Native college sophomores and juniors who have demonstrated outstanding potential and a commitment to careers related to tribal public policy or health care.
This is one of the top fellowships for graduate students, providing three years of support with a $30,000 annual stipend, a $10,500 cost-of-education allowance, a $1,000 one-time international travel allowance, and TeraGrid Supercomputer access. Applications are due each fall for support starting the following academic year.
Established in 1968, the Oregon Logging Conference Scholarship (OLC) Fund annually awards scholarships to qualified students majoring in forestry-related fields. Last year, OLC awarded 10 scholarships, totaling $12,500.
The Pinchot Institute for Conservation Sholarship is made available by the generous contributions of active and retired U.S. Forest Service personnel and is available to qualified individuals on a competitive basis.
As a railroad supply organization, The Railway Tie Association has a vested interest in the continued improvements of all railroad-related products. Meeting the challenge of the railroad industry in the decades ahead will require a high quality of products and the foresight, determination, and technical expertise of supplier management. To this end, the RTA wishes to assist potential industry leaders of the future through the award of two scholarships for the 2006-2007 academic year. These scholarships are open to Juniors and Seniors (not graduating before the end of the school year) who will be enrolled in accredited forestry schools.
The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation's Wildlife Leadership Awards program was established in 1991 to "recognize, encourage, and promote leadership among future wildlife management professionals." The awards are sponsored in part by John and Sue McMorrough in memory of their son Matthew. The Elk Foundation's Wildlife Leadership Awards will be presented to up to 10 undergraduate wildlife students.
This guide contains a list of national scholarship programs, organized by due dates. Full contact information is provided for each scholarship program. The guide is provided by Lucille Roybal-Allard, congresswoman for California's 34th district.
The Safari Club International Foundation has provided scholarships since its inception to college students who have enrolled in natural resource management or conservation education related fields. SCIF has two conservation scholarship award programs available.
From tuition waivers to scholarships and grants, this site details a number of financial options and resources for Native American students seeking to defray the cost of a college education.
The Tree Research & Education Endowment Fund, the TREE Fund sponsors four student scholarships through the Robert Felix Memorial Fund.
The WA Association of Landscape Professionals is a group of industry professionals dedicated to improving their trade through promoting integrity, education, and professional practices to the benefit of the Green Industry and the communities they serve. Scholarship applicants must attend a technical or community college or four-year college offering a landscape/horticulture program. High school seniors planning on attending a college program are also eligible.
In recognition of the value of education, the Washington Contract Loggers Association, Inc. awards academic scholarships annually.
The WSNLA Scholarship and Research Charitable Fund provides funds annually to support individuals pursuing careers in horticulture within Washington State or conducting industry-related research. Over the past 25 years, the Scholarship Fund has awarded more than a quarter million dollars.
The Wildlife Society (TWS), founded in 1937, is an international non-profit scientific and educational association dedicated to excellence in wildlife stewardship through science and education. Our mission is to enhance the ability of wildlife professionals to conserve diversity, sustain productivity, and ensure responsible use of wildlife resources for the benefit of society. The Washington Chapter encourages research and professional growth through Grants, Workshops, Annual Meetings and undergraduate Scholarships.