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Scholarships and Fellowships

This page provides information about scholarships and fellowship opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students in coastal, marine, and environmental management or research.

American Association of University Women (AAUW)

Annual award to support women who are preparing to re-enter the work force, change careers, advance their current careers, or pursue their first advanced degree. Applicants must be entering or in the early stages of their degree programs. Grants range from $2,000 to $8,000. Funds are provided for tuition, fees, books, transportation (to/from/at school), and dependent care. Women who are citizens or permanent residents of the U.S.

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American Chemical Society Scholars Program

ACS sponsors scholarship programs for qualified applicants who want to enter the fields of chemistry, biochemistry, or chemical engineering, and students seeking a two-year degree in chemical technology. The programs are designed to encourage African-American, Hispanic, and American Indian students to pursue undergraduate college degrees in the chemical sciences and chemical technology.

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American Water Resources Association Richard A. Herbert Memorial Scholarship

A $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to a full-time undergraduate student working toward his/her first undergraduate degree and who is enrolled in a program related to water resources. The undergraduate scholarship will be awarded to the student most qualified by academic performance. Measures of academic performance include the cumulative grade point average, relevance of the student’s curriculum to water resources, and leadership in extracurricular activities related to water resources.

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The Gates Millennium Scholars Program.

The Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS), funded by a grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, was established in 1999 to provide outstanding African American, American Indian/Alaska Natives, Asian Pacific Islander Americans, and Hispanic American students with an opportunity to complete an undergraduate education for those students pursuing studies in mathematics, science, engineering, education or library science. Awards are available to high school seniors, college freshman, sophomores, juniors, and seniors, and graduate students.

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Global Change Education Program.

Promote undergraduate and graduate education in support of DOE's global change research activities. The three components of the program include: Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE); Graduate Research Environmental Fellowships (GREF); and co-sponsorship of the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science (SOARS) program. Fellowship is open to US citizens.

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Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) Undergraduate Student Fellowships.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is offering Greater Research Opportunities Undergraduate Fellowships for bachelor level students in environmentally related fields of study. Eligible students will receive support for their junior and senior years of undergraduate study and for an internship at an EPA facility during the summer between their junior and senior years. The fellowship provides up to $17,000 per year of academic support and up to $7,500 of internship support for the three-month summer period.

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Mid-year Energy Summit 2021.

The Mid-year Summit brings together leaders in academia, government and business to exchange ideas and share best practices in support of a clean energy economy, and builds on the work that is undertaken at the Appalachian Energy Summit that is held in Boone each summer.

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The Tampa Bay OWIT (TBOWIT) scholarships.

The Tampa Bay OWIT (TBOWIT) scholarships are designed to help support a deserving student male or female in an international study opportunity. The scholarships are designed for those students who are interested in international relations, development, trade, economics, or business.

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