Environmental and Sustainability Studies Program Scholarships

Scholarship applications will be available October 13, 2017.  Deadline for scholarship applications is February 1, 2018

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We encourage students to fill out the free application for federal student aid (FAFSA), however it is not required to apply for Environmental and Sustainability Studies scholarships.

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Application Process For ENVST Program Scholarships

1. Application will be available October 13, 2017.
2. Provide an official transcript of University of Utah credit
3. Provide two letters of recommendation from someone who can speak to your interest in and commitment to sustainability
4. Include a 500 word personal statement (*several scholarships require an additional statement).


Environmental and Sustainability Studies Program Scholarships Currently Offered: 

Scholarship Name: Eugene Andreasen Scholarship


Available to: Undergraduate students in Environmental and Sustainability Studies

Selection Criteria:

  1. Recipient must be an Environmental and Sustainability Studies major
  2. full-time student during the award year
  3. Minimum 3.2 GPA
  4. Program Involvement will be taken into consideration

Amount of Award: Typically $2,000

Number of Awards: Typically one

Donor: Eugene Andreasen is a distinguished alumnus of the University of Utah.

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Scholarship Name: Brandon Lee Scholarship


Available to: Undergraduate students in Environmental and Sustainability Studies

Selection Criteria:

  1. Recipient must be an Environmental and Sustainability Studies major
  2. Can be full-time or part-time student during the award year
  3. Minimum 3.0 GPA
  4. Program Involvement will be taken into consideration

*Additional 100-word essay addressing your future career goals, as well as a copy of your resume.

Amount of Award: Typically $1,000

Number of Awards: Typically one

Donor: Brandon Lee (Director, Environmental and Economic Policy and Regulation)

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Scholarship Name: Rick Carter Scholarship


Available to: Undergraduate students in Environmental and Sustainability Studies

Selection Criteria:

  1. Recipient must be a full-time student during the award year
  2. Minimum 2.75 GPA and majoring in one of the following programs: Environmental and Sustainability Studies, Geography, Political Science, City and Metropolitan Planning or Urban Ecology. 

*Additional 250 word essay addressing the purpose of this scholarship.

Amount of Award: Typically $2,500

Number of Awards: Typically one

Donor: Richard A. (Rick) Carter.

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Scholarship Name: Bright Future Foundation Scholarship


Available to: Undergraduate students in Environmental and Sustainability Studies

Selection Criteria: Merit and recipient must be an Environmental and Sustainability Studies major

Amount of Award: Typically $5,000

Number of Awards: Typically one

Donor: Bright Future Foundation is a nonprofit organization founded on the belief that we can work together to provide meaningful change for people living in far less abundant circumstances. Incoming freshmen are welcome to apply!

 

external scholarship

SCHOLARSHIP NAME: FRIENDS OF THE GREAT SALT LAKE RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIP 

Available to: Undergraduate students in Environmental and Sustainability Studies

Selection Criteria:

  1. Recipient must be engaged in new or ongoing research that focuses on Great Salt Lake and/or the lake ecosystem or watershed.
  2. The scholarship may also be used to support research internships.

Amount of Award: Typically $1,000

Donor: Friends of Great Salt Lake (FoGSL) - Doyle W. Stephens Scholarship

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EXTERNAL SCHOLARSHIP

SCHOLARSHIP NAME: TED ROLLINS ECO SCHOLARSHIP 

Available to: Undergraduate students pursuing a major related to sustainability, encironmental studies, or related fields.

Selection Criteria:

  1.  Deadline is June 15, 2017.  For more information and to apply, visit 

    http://www.tedrollinsecoscholars.com/

Amount of Award: Typically $1,000

Donor: Ted Rollins, founding principal of Valeo Group

 

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Last Updated: 11/14/17