ENVI Scholarships

  • Barton Awards Expand dropdown

    Deadline: March 10, 2023

    This scholarship is for undergraduate students with a declared major in Environmental Science and Society (ENVI) who will be registered for the upcoming Summer or Fall Semester. One student will receive $400 from each award. This scholarship opens up multiple times per year. 

    Summer - Daryl L. Barton Award

    Fall - Dana L. Barton Award

  • Biology Scholarships Expand dropdown

    Deadline: January 31, 2023

    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. Emily Grman ([email protected]). 

  • Geology Summer Field Scholarship Expand dropdown

    Deadline: April 14th, 2023

    A total of $3,000 in scholarship funds will be awarded to support geology and environmental summer field experiences this year. Funding is provided from the EMU AIPG Student Chapter (GeoClub), donations to the EMU Geology Field Experience Fund, and a grant from the Michigan Association of Environmental Professionals dedicated to environmental activities.

    Please fill out the Google Form to apply. 

  • Scholarships for Students Doing Research with a Biology Faculty Member Expand dropdown

    To apply for a Research Fellowship or Apprenticeship, complete the  2023 Application for Undergraduate Brown/Hellwig Research Fellowships and Apprenticeships.

    Don Brown and Meta Hellwig Undergraduate Research Fellowships: Scholarships of up to $2,000 awarded to students doing research mentored by a Biology Department faculty member regardless of major. They are intended for junior or senior students with at least one semester of previous research experience. The primary selection criteria for Fellowships are quality of the proposal and feasibility of accomplishing the stated goals within the award period.

    Don Brown and Meta Hellwig Undergraduate Research Apprenticeships: Scholarships of up to $1,000 awarded to students working with a Biology Department faculty member regardless of major. Applicants beginning research projects are encouraged to apply for Apprenticeships. The primary selection criterion for Apprenticeships is the apparent value of the learning experience to the student.

  • Botany/Environmental Biology/Conservation Biology Awards Expand dropdown

    To apply for a Botany/Environmental Biology/Conservation Biology Award, complete the  2023 Application for EMU Plant Biology/Environmental Biology Scholarships.

    The Richard A. Giles Award: Awarded to students intending to pursue a career in botany. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA overall and GPA in biology with at least eight hours of EMU biology courses.

    The Federated Garden Club of Michigan Award: Awarded to a student with junior or senior standing with a minimum GPA of 3.0 studying botany, environmental biology, or any field of study related to the Federation's aims and goals. Additional application materials may be required after submission of the form. The recipient must be willing to share a photograph for publication by the Garden Club. The award will be available in the December following application.

College of Arts and Sciences Scholarships

Deadline February 10th, 2023. Deadline for these scholarships has passed. Thank you to all of those that have applied and received awards. Please stay tuned for the 2024-2025 school year scholarship link!

Undergraduate Symposium Scholarships

All symposium-related scholarships require students to present at the current year Undergraduate Symposium prior to application. For information regarding the Symposium and its related scholarships, visit the  Undergraduate Symposium website. You may also contact Amy Bearinger ([email protected]) for further information on these scholarships and deadlines.

Outside the University

  • Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Expand dropdown

    Deadline: January 31, 2022

    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.

    Get more information about the Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship.


  • American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG) Scholarship Expand dropdown

    Applications due February 1, 2022

    To assist students with college education costs and to promote student participation in the American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG). Up to ten scholarships will be awarded to declared undergraduate geological sciences majors who are at least sophomores. Details for applying for these scholarships are provided on their webpage.

  • East Michigan Chapter Atmosphere and Waste Management Expand dropdown

    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 [email protected].


  • Michigan Scholarships in Conservation Program Expand dropdown

    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 2020 Academic Year.


    Requirements [PDF]

  • Department of Defense SMART Scholarship Expand dropdown

    Application will reopen August 01, 2022

    The Department of Defense (DoD) SMART Scholarship Program is an opportunity for students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in STEM disciplines to receive a full scholarship and be gainfully employed by the Department of Defense upon degree completion.

    Visit for learn more and apply today! 

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