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Deadline
April 3
Amount
Up to $4,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    American Council of Independent Laboratories
    1629 K Street NW, Suite 400
    Washington, DC 20006-1633
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be college juniors or higher attending a four-year university or graduate school program and must major in physics, chemistry, engineering, geology, biology or environmental science. In addition to the applications, applicants should submit resumes, two recommendation letters, transcripts and any information about other scholarships received.
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Deadline
October 31
Amount
$2,000
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Deadline
April 1, November 1
Amount
$2,500
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    No
  • Offered by
    Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) Ritzmann Scholarship
    Attn.: Scholarship Committee
    300 Fore Street
    Portland, ME 04101
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be bachelor's degree-seeking students who are studying tropical biology. They must have been accepted into the CIEE's study abroad program for Monteverde, Costa Rica. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
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$5,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
    8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
    P.O. Box 10444
    Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Eligible majors include: engineering, pre-medicine, science, chemistry, biochemistry, biology, microbiology, biomedical research, medicine, physical sciences, electrical engineering, civil engineering, chemical engineering and mechanical engineering. Applicants must have a GPA of at least 3.3 and demonstrate financial need.
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  • Offered by
    NOAA Educational Partnership Program
    1315 East-West Highway
    Room 10703
    Silver Spring, MD 20910
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and full-time undergraduates who are in the second year of a four-year degree program or in the third year of a five-year degree program. They must be attending an accredited minority serving institution (MSI), and they must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a four-point scale. Applicants must be majoring in a discipline that is related to environmental, atmospheric or oceanic sciences. Selection is based on relevant coursework completed, stated career goals, recommendations and extracurricular activities.
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Deadline
February 10
Amount
$10,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    New York Water Environment Association Inc.
    525 Plum Street
    Suite 102
    Syracuse, NY 13204
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be residents of the state of New York and must be high school seniors who plan to enroll full-time in an environment-related bachelor's degree program no later than the fall following graduation. The programs could include but are not limited to environmental engineering, civil engineering with an environmental minor, chemical engineering with an environmental minor, hydrogeology with an environmental emphasis or biology or microbiology with an environmental emphasis. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
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Deadline
March
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Deadline
February 1
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  • Offered by
    U.S. Department of Agriculture
    Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
    1400 Independence Avenue SW
    Room 1133, South Building
    Washington, DC 20250
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and be entering undergraduate freshmen who have a high school diploma or a GED. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and have a combined critical reading/math SAT score of 1,000 or higher or a composite ACT score of 21 or higher. They must plan to enroll at an 1890 Land Grant institution and have plans to major in agriculture; agriculture business/management; agriculture economics; agricultural engineering/mechanics; agricultural productions and technology; agronomy or crop science; animal science; botany; farm and range management; fish, game or wildlife management; food services/technology; forestry and related services; home economics/nutrition/human development; horticulture; natural resources management; soil conservation/soil science or other related disciplines (e.g., biological sciences, pre-veterinary medicine or computer science). They must also have proven leadership skills and must have experience with community service. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
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Deadline
November 5
Amount
$500-$5,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Explorers Club
    46 E. 70th Street
    New York, NY 10021
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must provide a three-page explanation of their project, be high school or college students and be U.S. residents. The grants allow students to conduct field research in the natural sciences under the supervision of a qualified scientist or institution.
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