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ENVI Scholarships

Fred Tennyson Barton Scholarship (Winter)

Deadline: November 3 2017

This scholarship is for undergraduate students with a declared major in Environmental Science and Society (ENVI) and will be registered for Winter 2018. One student will receive $400. Please fill out the application below and provide a single Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx) or Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) file with all above information to the ENVI program coordinator Tom Kovacs ( tkovacs@emich.edu ).

The application is available here.

Dana L. Barton Scholarship (Fall)

Deadline: TBA (Sometime in Winter 2018)

This scholarship is for undergraduate students with a declared major in Environmental Science and Society (ENVI)  and will be registered for Fall 2017. One student will receive $400. Please fill out the application below and provide a single Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx) or Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) file with all above information to the ENVI program coordinator Tom Kovacs (tkovacs@emich.edu).

Daryl L. Barton Scholarship (Summer)

Deadline: TBA (Sometime in Winter 2018)

This scholarship is for undergraduate students with a declared major in Environmental Science and Society (ENVI) and will be registered for Summer 2017. One student will receive $400. Please fill out the application below and provide a single Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx) or Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) file with all above information to the ENVI program coordinator Tom Kovacs (tkovacs@emich.edu).

 

Biology Scholarships

Deadline:TBA for 2018-2019 year

ENVI students in the environmental biology concentration are eligible to apply for the Biology Department's undergraduate scholarships. To apply, only one application needs to be completed. For questions regarding biology scholarships, please contact Dr. Marianne Laporte (mlaporte@emich.edu). 

Fish Lake Scholarship

Don Brown and Meta Hellwig Special Studies Scholarship

Scholarships of a variable amount ($250 to $1,500) intended to help defray expenses related to travel and costs to take a field biology course away from the EMU Campus. Examples would be offerings at Fish Lake or the Parsons Center, the coastal Florida field experience, or the summer study abroad course in Galapagos. International research activities that are organized in consultation with an EMU biology faculty member are also eligible. To be eligible you must be a Biology Major, ENVI Major with the concentration of Environmental Biology, or Secondary Education Biology Major. To apply, fill out the Biology Department's Undergraduate Scholarship Application.

College of Arts and Sciences Scholarships

Deadline February 15, 2018

Here are a few ENVI Students can apply to:

College of Arts & Sciences Endowed Scholarship

The recipient must have a declared major in the College of Arts and Sciences, at least 12 credit hours taken at EMU and have a minimum GPA of 3.5.

Application

Evans-Strand Diversity Award

The recipient chosen will be one that has made significant contributions to advancing the understanding and furthering the acceptance of diversity at EMU.

Carl D. & Peggy G. Pursell Scholarship

The recipient must have an undergraduate major within the College of Arts and Sciences and an overall GPA of 3.0 with 3.4 in their major. Eligibility requires that the student must be carrying at least 12 credit hours, have completed at least 30 credit hours and demonstrate leadership skills through community service or involvement in extracurricular activities at EMU.

Application

Warren Scholarship

The recipients must be undergraduate, have an overall GPA of 3.0 with 3.4 in their major, and demonstrate financial need. Applicants must have completed 60 hours at the time of application and must be carrying at least 12 credit hours at EMU.

Application

Eastern Michigan University Scholarships

Martin Luther King, Jr. Humanitarian and Scholarship Award

Deadline TBA

Scholarship opportunity from the University presented to individuals from within the University and the surrounding community who exemplify the values and ideals of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

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Outside the University

Michigan Environmental Laboratory Association

Deadline: February 13, 2018

The Michigan Environmental Laboratory Association (MELA) is awarding two $1000 scholarships. To be eligible, scholarship applicants must be enrolled as full time students (carrying a minimum of
12 undergraduate credits) at the designated University. Applicants must be sophomore or junior
level undergraduates to apply.EMU Students majoring in College of Arts, Science and Letters, with an emphasis in Environmental Chemistry or involved with environmental research requiring the use of
analytical measurements are eligible.

Application

Saginaw Bay Walleye Club

The Saginaw  Bay Walleye Club is looking for applicants for their 2017
scholarships.  The deadline to apply is December 1, 2017 and it is very easy
to apply. Last year six $500 scholarships were awarded! Students that are pursuing degrees
in the study of Fisheries, Conservation and Law Enforcement may apply.

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American Association of University Women (AAUW)

Grant awards will be given toward research during the 2017–18 academic year. The deadline is November 15. Dissertation Fellowships are for women who will finish writing between April 1, 2017 and June 30, 2018. Several $20,000 awards are available to women in all fields, particularly science, technology, engineering, math and gender studies. Applicants must have completed all course work, passed all preliminary examinations, and received approval for their research by November 15, 2016.

Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship

Must be a U.S. citizen, a 3.0 GPA, full-time 2nd yr student at four year undergraduate program or third year/fifth year undergraduate program, and majoring in NOAA mission disciplines, including but not limited to: atmospheric science, biology, cartography, chemistry, computer science, education, engineering, environmental science, geodesy, geography, marine science, mathematics, meteorology, oceanography, physical science, photogrammetry, physics, etc.

Student AIPG Scholarship

Up to four scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each will be awarded to declared undergraduate geological science majors who are at least sophomores attending a college or university in the U.S. Also, the student must be a student member of AIPG. Sign up for free student membership online - www.aipg.org. 

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

Provides awards for senior and graduate researchers at participating federal laboratories and affiliated institutions. These awards include generous stipends ranging from $45,000–$80,000 per year for recent Ph.D. recipients. Graduate entry level stipends begin at $30,000. These awards provide the opportunity for recipients to do independent research in some of the best-equipped and staffed laboratories in the U.S. Research opportunities are open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and for some of the laboratories, foreign nationals. How to apply. Questions should be directed to the NRC Research Associateship Programs at 202.334.2760 or rap@nas.edu.

East Michigan Chapter Atmosphere & Waste Management

Announce up to one $2,250 scholarship to be awarded to students studying for an environmental career. Applicants must be attending full time, intend to pursue an environmental career and be studying such subjects as environmental science, management, engineering, physical or natural sciences, public health, policy, law and natural resources. Applications are made online at the East Michigan website. The written applications will be judged by a panel representing the diverse membership of the A&WMA. Please direct any questions on the program to education@emawma.org

Michigan Scholarships in Conservation Program

Scholarships are to encourage qualified students to enter the field of natural resource conservation and to prepare them for such careers through an organized program of study in an institution of higher education offering training in appropriate areas. Awards will be based on interest in conservation as evidenced by scholastic ability and participation in conservation activities. The Michigan Chapter of the Soil and Water Conservation Society is offering a $500 Scholarship for the 2016–2017 Academic Year.

Application

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