Scholarships

ENVI Scholarships

  • Fred Tennyson Barton Scholarship Expand dropdown

    Deadline: November 1, 2019

    This scholarship is for undergraduate students with a declared major in Environmental Science and Society (ENVI) who will be registered for Winter 2019. One student will receive $400. This scholarship opens up multiple times per year. 

    Please fill out the application form.

  • Biology ScholarshipsExpand dropdown

    Deadline: February 22, 2019

    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 ([email protected]). 

  • Don Brown and Meta Hellwig Special Studies ScholarshipExpand dropdown

    The first round of applications are due on February 22, 2019. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis thereafter. It is better to apply early to ensure that funds are available.

    The Special Study Scholarships ($250 to $1,500) are intended to help defray expenses related to taking a field biology course away from the EMU Campus. Field courses offered through EMU are given preference. Biology (graduate and undergraduate), Environmental Science & Society, and Secondary Education Biology Majors (graduate and undergraduate) are given preference. Other majors will be considered as funds permit. The main selection criterion will be the apparent value of the learning experience to the student.

  • Scholarships for Students Doing Research with a Biology Faculty MemberExpand dropdown

    To apply for a Research Fellowship or Apprenticeship, complete the  2019 Application for Undergraduate Brown/Hellwig Research Fellowships and Apprenticeships.

    Don Brown and Meta Hellwig Undergraduate Research Fellowships: Scholarships of $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 $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 AwardsExpand dropdown

    To apply for a Botany/Environmental Biology/Conservation Biology Award, complete the  2019 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 15, 2019


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.


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