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133 Federal Research Grants To Protect the Environment
http://www.educationmoney.com/envrn_qulty.html
The Department of Agriculture and the Department of Commerce conduct initiatives to help individuals conserve, improve, and sustain our natural resources and the environment. EducationMoney.com repackages information from the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance in an interesting manner.
(Last checked 09/09/13)

Air and Waste Management Association
East Michigan Chapter
Environmental Scholarships
http://www.emawma.org/
Application deadline: March 15
The East Michigan Chapter, A&WMA is pleased to announce four scholarships in the amount of $1,500 each to be awarded to students studying for a career in air pollution control, hazardous waste management or another environmental area. Each winner will also receive a one year student membership in the A&WMA. Scholarships must be used at a college or university in the State of Michigan.
(Last checked 09/09/13)

American Ground Water Trust Scholarships
http://www.agwt.org/content/scholarship-rules-procedures-and-criteria
Deadline: June 1
The mission of the American Ground Water Trust is to protect ground water, promote public awareness of the environmental and economic importance of ground water, and provide accurate information to assist public participation in water-resources decisions. In addition, the Trust makes various scholarships available to those wishing to pursue a career in the ground water field.
(Last checked 09/09/13)

American Museum of Natural History
Richard Gilder Graduate School
Fellowship and Grant Opportunities
http://rggs.amnh.org/pages/academics_and_research/fellowship_and_grant_opportunities
The American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) is a leader in the education and training of young scientists in the natural history disciplines represented in this institution. Our fellowship programs provide training in the fields of anthropology, invertebrate zoology, paleontology (paleo-zoology), physical sciences (astrophysics and earth and planetary sciences), and vertebrate zoology.
(Last checked 09/09/13)

Apprentice Ecologist Initiative
http://www.wildernessproject.org/volunteer_apprentice_ecologist.php
Application deadline : December 31
The Apprentice Ecologist Initiative (AEI) engages thousands of young people from around the world in cleaning up and preserving the environment. One of the ways in which the AEI offers encouragement to young volunteers is through its Apprentice Ecologist Scholarship. Start by participating in one of three green initiatives: (1) Trash Cleanup, (2) Tree Planting or (3) An Eco-Initiative of Your Choosing. Then write an essay with accompanying photos of your experience. The ten best essays will win a large, 100% organic cotton canvas tote bag. The best essayist will win the grand prize — a $500 educational scholarships for students aged 13-21. Disabled and at-risk students are especially encouraged to apply.
(Last checked 09/09/13)

Beinecke African Scholarship Program
http://foundationcenter.org/grantmaker/beinecke/
The Beinecke African Scholarship Program was established in 1996 in cooperation with the Wildlife Conservation Society. The program was established to enable African students to pursue graduate study in conservation or wildlife ecology at a University in the United States. A single scholarship was awarded from 1998 to 2002 at which time the number of awards was increased to two per year and enrollment in Universities outside of the United States was permitted. One of these two annual awards is funded by The Sperry Fund while the other is funded by an endowment established in support of the program at the Wildlife Conservation Society. To date, a total of 23 Beinecke African Scholarships have been awarded. Of these, 16 have been directly funded by The Sperry Fund, one by The Prospect Hill Foundation and 6 by the endowment at the Wildlife Conservation Society.
(Last checked 09/09/13)

Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation
Postdoctoral Program in Environmental Chemistry
http://www.dreyfus.org/awards/postdoctoral_program.shtml
Deadline : August 14
The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation seeks to further the development of scientific leadership in the field of environmental chemistry with a postdoctoral fellowship program. The Postdoctoral Program in Environmental Chemistry provides an award to a principal investigator of $120,000 over two years to appoint a Fellow in environmental chemistry.
(Last checked 09/09/13)

Earthwatch Institute
http://www.earthwatch.org/
The fundamental purpose of Earthwatch Institute is to foster post-doctoral level research by scientists and to channel their findings and discoveries to broader audiences. CFR is the program development wing of Earthwatch that receives, reviews, and recommends research proposals for Earthwatch support. Earthwatch supports labor intensive research that spans many of the social sciences and humanities, including (but not limited to) cultural, economic, medical and physical anthropology, archaeology, architecture, ethnomusicology, textiles and costume, folklore and oral history, public health, sustainable development, agriculture, and alternative energy.
(Last checked 09/09/13)

Earthwatch Institute Education Fellowships
http://www.earthwatch.org/aboutus/education/edopp/edfelfund
Get out of the classroom and head into the field to learn about cutting edge research and conservation efforts, to develop professional skills, and to make a difference for our shared environment. Bring the world back into your classroom and to your students as you’ve never done before with an Earthwatch Expedition. All current, in-service K-12 classroom educators in the United States are eligible to apply. K-12 classroom educators are also eligible to apply for our Live From the Field program, which enables you to communicate with students live from the research site during the your expedition. If you’re interested in being a Live From the Field Fellow, simply check the appropriate box on your Fellowship application! Earthwatch’s Education Fellowships are national in scope, and supported by a wide range of generous businesses, foundations, and individuals. If you want to learn more about funders in your area, browse our list of local funders and programs.
(Last checked 09/09/13)

Earthwatch Institute Student Challenge Awards Program
http://www.earthwatch.org/aboutus/education/studentopp/scap/
The Student Challenge Awards Program (SCAP) offers gifted students ages 16-18 an opportunity to spend two to three summer weeks at a scientific field research station. SCAP excites students' imaginations, expands their potential, and stimulates their curiosity about science and technology. SCAP is a competitive fellowship program for students who excel in the arts and humanities, and has been rewarding creative thinkers and risk takers for more than 15 years. SCAP exposes students to the latest scientific technology and innovative methods, and seeks to place them at research stations engaged in a wide range of projects. SCAP also supports the research and educational efforts of leading scientists by providing grants and the opportunity to mentor talented students. SCAP is funded by the Durfee Foundation and implemented by Earthwatch.
(Last checked 09/09/13)

Earthwatch Institute Student Fellowships
http://www.earthwatch.org/aboutus/education/studentopp/stufel/
Earthwatch Student Fellows get to go—for free!--on one of more than ninety Earthwatch expeditions around the world to work with top scientists and other students in the field. While there, you’ll learn how to do field research and help find answers to the most challenging environmental issues of our time—and you’ll be making a difference for endangered animals and their habitats. You’ll get to use some of the latest technology (like GPS and radio-transmitters for tracking animals), learn about cutting edge research areas (like climate change), and work in places most people never get to see (like an Icelandic glacier or a Costa Rican volcano). Students aged 16 or older who attend school in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and the greater Dallas area of Texas are eligible to apply for Earthwatch Student Fellowships.*
(Last checked 09/09/13)

EnviroEducation.Com Funding for School
http://www.enviroeducation.com/financial-aid/
Need money for school? Check out the many financial aid resources Searchess has found for you. There's more than just financial advice, but also dozens of scholarship, fellowship and award opportunities which may catch your attention.
(Last checked 09/09/13)

Environment RFPs Posted by the Foundation Center PND Digest
http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/rfp/cat_environment.jhtml
Each RFP listing provides a brief overview of a current funding opportunity offered by a foundation or other grantmaking organization. Interested applicants should read the full RFP at the grantmaker's Web site or contact the grantmaker directly for complete program guidelines and eligibility requirements before submitting a proposal to that grantmaker.
(Last checked 09/09/13)

Environmental Research and Education Foundation
http://erefdn.org/index.php/scholarships/index
Scholarships are awarded by EREF to recognize excellence in master’s, doctoral or post-doctoral waste management research and education.
(Last checked 09/09/13)

Environmental Scholarship Guide
Internet Archive
Environmental scholarships come from schools, businesses, professional groups and many other sources - but you have to be pretty determined just to track them down. The real trick, though, is tracking down the right one for you. This article, by EnviroEducation.com Editor Ward Allebach released in 2010, offers a practical approach for tracking down and winning scholarships that will help you on the path to a career in an environmental field. It covers the best places to look for environmental scholarships, how to keep track of all the possibilities, how to apply for and win the best scholarship for you, many of the pitfalls to watch out for along the way, and many of the simple tricks that will get you noticed! It also includes links to nearly 100 environmental scholarships, some of which may be right for you. Good luck!
(Last checked 09/09/13)

Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program
http://www.oesd.noaa.gov/scholarships/hollings.html
Applications accepted September 1 through January 31
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ernest F. Hollings (Hollings) scholarship program is designed to: (1) increase undergraduate training in oceanic and atmospheric science, research, technology, and education and foster multidisciplinary training opportunities; (2) increase public understanding and support for stewardship of the ocean and atmosphere and improve environmental literacy; (3) recruit and prepare students for public service careers with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and other natural resource and science agencies at the federal, state and local levels of government; and (4) recruit and prepare students for careers as teachers and educators in oceanic and atmospheric science and to improve scientific and environmental education in the United States.
Eligible undergraduates studying oceanic, environmental, biological, and atmospheric sciences, mathematics, engineering, remote sensing technology, physical and social sciences including geography, physics, hydrology, geomatics, or teacher education that support NOAA's programs and mission are encouraged to apply.
The Hollings Scholarship Program provides successful undergraduate applicants with awards that include academic assistance (up to a maximum of $8,000 per year) for full-time study during the 9-month academic year; a 10-week, full-time internship position ($650/week) during the summer at a NOAA facility; and, if reappointed, academic assistance (up to a maximum of $8,000) for full-time study during a second 9-month academic year.
Apply directly during your sophomore or junior year. Contact the MSU Honors College for background information and advice.
(Last checked 09/09/13)

EverGreen Scholarships
http://www.projectevergreen.com/newsroom/bgmscholarship08.html
Deadline : June 1
Two $2,500 awards will be made to students working toward a major or minor in a field related to the green industry. This includes studies such as horticulture, plant sciences, botany, agronomy, plant pathology, water management, etc.
(Last checked 09/09/13)

Financial Aid, Scholarships, Fellowships and Postdoctoral Awards: Biological, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
http://scholarships.fatomei.com/biology.html
A compilation by Francisco Alberto Tomei Torres.
(Last checked 09/09/13)

Flint Steelheaders Foundation
Scholarship Program
http://www.flintsteelheaders.com/scholarship/application.pdf
The Flint Steelheaders Foundation offers a scholarship program to students who are majoring in an area of fresh water marine biology, law enforcement (regarding conservation),or water pollution and water quality at a Michigan College or University.
(Last checked 09/09/13)

Garden Club of America
Ecological Restoration Fellowship
http://www2.gcamerica.org/outreach-scholarships-details.cfm?ScholarshipID=13
To support specialized graduate study and research in ecological restoration, the “active healing of the land.” Ecological Restoration is further defined as “the process of assisting the recovery and management of ecological integrity. Ecological integrity includes a critical range of variability in biodiversity, ecological processes and structures, regional and historical context, and sustainable cultural practices.” The goal of this fellowship is to support research that will advance knowledge and increase the numbers of scientists in this important field.
(Last checked 09/09/13)

Garden Club of America Scholarships
http://www.gcamerica.org/scholarships.cfm
Since 1928 when the Rome Prize Fellowship in Landscape Architecture was established, GCA has funded more than 1,100 scholars. Today we offer 26 merit-based scholarships..
(Last checked 09/09/13)

Grants.gov : Current Federal Funding Opportunities for Science
http://www.grants.gov/search/category.do
Note: Select environment as funding activity category.
(Last checked 09/09/13)

Great Lakes Commission
Sea Grant Fellowship
http://www.glc.org/about/scholarships/
Application deadline : February 1
The Great Lakes Commission-Sea Grant Fellow works with members of the Great Lakes' science, policy and information/education communities to advance the environmental quality and sustainable economic development goals of the Great Lakes states. In so doing, the fellow contributes to and benefits from research coordination and policy analysis activities.
(Last checked 09/09/13)

Green Corps Environmental Leadership Training Program
http://www.greencorps.org/
Green Corps is a non-profit Field School for Environmental Organizing, founded by leading environmentalists in 1992 to identify and train the next generation of environmental leaders. The program includes intensive classroom training, hands-on experience running urgent environmental and public health campaigns, and placement in permanent leadership positions with leading environmental groups. Green Corps places Field Organizers in cities across the nation, which may include Washington, D.C., and cities in California, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Florida, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Washington and Wisconsin. The program begins in August with the Introductory Classroom Training in Boston, and concludes with graduation in August, the following year. 35 people are invited to participate in the program.
(Last checked 09/09/13)

A Guide to Grants, Fellowships, and Scholarships in International Forestry and Natural Resources
http://www.fs.fed.us/people/gf/gf00.htm
An online version of the 1995 publication "A Guide to Grants, Fellowships, and Scholarships in International Forestry and Natural Resources" [Document No. FS-584 by the US Forest Service]. The guide contains "a detailed description of grants, fellowships, and scholarships available to university students, scholars, and professionals seeking funding to undertake studies or research in forestry or natural resources." Each award listing links to the homepage of the funding organization (where available).
(Last checked 09/09/13)

Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program
http://www.oesd.noaa.gov/Hollings_info.html
Deadline: January 30
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ernest F. Hollings (Hollings) scholarship program is designed to: (1) increase undergraduate training in oceanic and atmospheric science, research, technology, and education and foster multidisciplinary training opportunities; (2) increase public understanding and support for stewardship of the ocean and atmosphere and improve environmental literacy; (3) recruit and prepare students for public service careers with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and other natural resource and science agencies at the federal, state and local levels of government; and (4) recruit and prepare students for careers as teachers and educators in oceanic and atmospheric science and to improve scientific and environmental education in the United States.
Eligible undergraduates studying oceanic, environmental, biological, and atmospheric sciences, mathematics, engineering, remote sensing technology, physical and social sciences including geography, physics, hydrology, geomatics, or teacher education that support NOAA's programs and mission are encouraged to apply.
The Hollings Scholarship Program provides successful undergraduate applicants with awards that include academic assistance (up to a maximum of $8,000 per year) for full-time study during the 9-month academic year; a 10-week, full-time internship position ($650/week) during the summer at a NOAA facility; and, if reappointed, academic assistance (up to a maximum of $8,000) for full-time study during a second 9-month academic year.
Apply directly during your sophomore or junior year. Contact the MSU Honors College for background information and advice.
Listed under Grants for Individuals : Undergraduates, Environment, Science
(Last checked 09/09/13)

How to Win An Environmental Fellowship
Internet Archive Link
You've got drive, you've got ambition, and you have a great idea for a research project. So what's missing? Oh, yeah… money! How are you going to pay for grad school and your research ideas? Is it really possible that some company might just give you the money?
The answer is "Yes! But..."
We're referring to the amazing, but elusive, Fellowship Award, which is basically a grant that is used to fund either a graduate student's education or a research project.
These highly competitive awards are not for everyone; read on to discover whether a fellowship is right for you... This article focuses on obtaining graduate fellowships for research, but the tips here could help those who just want to fund their education, too.
Article by Carol Ruhl, Environmental Education Specialist, EnvironmentalSchools.org, March 26, 2004.
(Last checked 09/09/13)

International Association for Great Lakes Research (IAGLR)
Scholarship
http://www.iaglr.org/as/iaglrschol.php
The IAGLR Scholarship is awarded annually to a promising Ph.D. student whose dissertation research is likely to make a significant contribution to the understanding of large lakes. The award consists of a U.S. $2,000 scholarship and a one-year membership in IAGLR.
(Last checked 09/09/13)

International Association for Great Lakes Research (IAGLR)
Norman S. Baldwin Fishery Science Scholarship
http://www.iaglr.org/as/baldwin.php
Norman S. Baldwin Fishery Science Scholarships are awarded annually to a deserving graduate student conducting research pertaining to Great Lakes fisheries. The scholarship is sponsored by the Great Lakes Fishery Commission, IAGLR's oldest sustaining member. The award recipient is selected by a panel of judges appointed by the chair of the IAGLR Awards Committee. The winners are announced each year at the banquet during the association's annual meeting and currently receive $6,000 US.
(Last checked 09/09/13)

Lindbergh Foundation
http://www.lindberghfoundation.org/
A foundation dedicated to furthering Charles and Anne Morrow Lindbergh's shared vision of a balance between technological advancement and environmental preservation. Lindbergh Grants are made in the following categories: agriculture; aviation/aerospace; conservation of natural resources - including animals, plants, water, and general conservation (land, air, energy, etc.); education - including humanities/education, the arts, and intercultural communication; exploration; health - including biomedical research, health and population sciences, and adaptive technology; and waste minimization and management. A Jonathan Lindbergh Brown Grant may be given to a project to support adaptive technology or biomedical research which seeks to redress imbalance between an individual and his or her human environment. Grants are made to individuals as well as educational and publication programs. [Health; environment; education; science]
(Last checked 09/09/13)

Melinda Gray Ardia Environmental Foundation
http://www.mgaef.org/
K-12 educators can apply for a grant of up to 1,000 dollars to be used towards innovative environmental education. Projects should support curricula that empower and encourage students to become involved in solving environmental and social problems as informed decision makers through an emphasis on the application of basic ecological principles.
Also listed under Grants for Individuals : Education
(Last checked 09/09/13)

Michigan Ground Water Association
Ladies Auxiliary Scholarships
http://www.migroundwater.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=5&Itemid=5
Requires an essay on how the water essay has affected my life. Must be member of organization, child or grandchild of organization.
(Last checked 09/09/13)

Michigan State University
Center for Water Sciences
Infrastructure Grants
http://www.cws.msu.edu/
CWS supports laboratory infrastructure to meet its mission of advancing scientific research and knowledge for understanding, protecting, and restoring water resources and their sustainable use by humans and ecosystems around the Great Lakes and the world. The purpose of the Infrastructure Support program is to build capacity on campus and provide services to the MSU community and the state of Michigan.
(Last checked 09/09/13)

Michigan State University
Center for Water Sciences
Post-doctoral Fellowships
http://www.cws.msu.edu/
Deadline : Dec. 15 and April 1
The purpose of the CWS Post-doctoral Research Associate Funding Program is to provide support to faculty members for a post-doctoral associate -- up to $150,000 for two years -- in order to stimulate research efforts. Research projects must be relevant to the CWS mission and address one or more priority research areas. We encourage collaborative efforts among CWS faculty; however, each proposal must have one primary investigator (PI) who will serve as the project lead and mentor for the post-doctoral associate.
(Last checked 09/09/13)

Michigan State University
Environmental Science and Policy Program
Doctoral Recruiting Fellowships
http://espp.msu.edu/news/opportunities/ESPP%20Fellowship%20Announcement%202009.pdf
As with previous years, the Michigan State University Environmental Science and Policy Program (ESPP) will make available several, two-year Doctoral Recruiting Fellowships ($30,000 for students who will matriculate during the Autumn semester. The goal of these fellowships is to attract the strongest possible cohort of students to pursue doctoral education focused on the environment at MSU. Students MUST be nominated by their intended home department; departments, in turn, are limited to two nominations. Students may not apply directly for these fellowships but should work with their intended home department to prepare their application materials. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to call Dr. Joseph Arvai, Associate Director, MSU Environmental Science & Policy Program, telephone: (517) 353-0694.
(Last checked 09/09/13)

Michigan State University
Environmental Science and Policy Program
Funding Opportunities for Students and Recent Graduates
http://environment.msu.edu/research/funding_students.php
Provides extensive listings of scholarships, fellowships, and federal and non-federal grant opportunities.
(Last checked 09/09/13)

Michigan State University
Environmental Science and Policy Program
Funding Opportunities for Faculty and Staff
http://environment.msu.edu/research/funding_faculty.php
In the new Grid View, we have tried to make it easier to find opportunities relevant to your interests. Opportunities have been filtered by governmental agencies and research areas. Click a button to view information at an "intersection". The numbers indicate how many opportunities currently available. Topical areas include climate, decision making, education and communications, energy, food, human health, land, water, and sustainability. In List View, all opportunities are displayed catagorized by agencies. Please contact us at (espp@msu.edu) with questions or comments.
(Last checked 09/09/13)

Michigan State University
Sustainable Michigan Endowed Project - Enhancing dialog and research for a sustainable Michigan
http://www.smep.msu.edu/
SMEP provides a venue for ongoing scholarly reflection and critique on the sustainability of Michigan, as well as seed grants for sustainability research from a Michigan state-level perspective. SMEP also provides a venue for on-going, long-term sustainability discourse with the goal of influencing the intellectual culture within MSU, and particularly the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.
(Last checked 09/09/13)

Michigan State University
Visiting Water Scholar Program
http://www.espp.msu.edu/espp_funding/VWSP.pdf
The Visiting Water Scholar Program (VWSP) will bring experts to MSU for extended visits with the goal of fostering interdisciplinary or transdisciplinary initiatives through symposia, workshops, and other active engagement with researchers on campus. The Center for Water Sciences and Environmental Science and Policy Program administer grants, with additional funding from Michigan AgBio Research. October 15, December 15, April 30, July 30 (through April 2014)
(Last checked 09/09/13)

Michigan State University
Water Initiative Research Grants
http://www.espp.msu.edu/espp_funding/WIRG.pdf
The Water Initiative Research Grants (WIRG) are intended to support interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research efforts that advance water sciences (broadly defined) and lead to application for major external funding. The Center for Water Sciences and Environmental Science and Policy Program administer grants, with additional funding from Michigan AgBio Research. December 15 and April 15 annually through April 2014. (The annual April 15 call will depend on funding availability.)
(Last checked 09/09/13)

Michigan Water Environment Association
Jack H. Wagner 4-Year Student Scholarship
http://www.mi-wea.org/pdf/Wagner_Requirements.pdf
(Last checked 09/09/13)

Michigan Water Environment Association
John P. Hennessey 2-Year Student Scholarship
http://www.mi-wea.org/pdf/Hennessey_Requirements.pdf
(Last checked 09/09/13)

Michigan Water Environment Association
Antenore C. “Butch” Davanzo Scholarship Part-Time Student Scholarship
http://www.mi-wea.org/pdf/butch_davanzo.pdf
(Last checked 09/09/13)

Nancy Foster Scholarship Program
http://fosterscholars.noaa.gov/aboutscholarship.html
Deadline : January 1-March 17
The Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program provides support for outstanding scholarship and encourages independent graduate-level research in oceanography, marine biology, or maritime archaeology, particularly by women and members of minority groups. Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarships carry a 12-month stipend for each student of $20,000 and an annual cost-of-education allowance of up to $12,000 and up to $20,000 support for a four to six week research collaboration at a NOAA facility. Masters students may be supported for up to two years, and doctoral students for up to four years. About four scholarships are awarded each year. For the 2009-2010 academic year, Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarships provide support of up to $32,000: a 12-month stipend of $20,000, in addition to an annual cost-of-education allowance of up to $12,000. The scholarship also supports one 4-6 week research experience at NOAA for up to $20,000. A maximum of $84,000 may be provided to masters students (up to two years of support and one research experience) and up to $168,000 may be provided to doctoral students (up to four years of support and 2 research experiences). The annual stipend is paid directly to the scholar.
(Last checked 09/09/13)

National Audubon Society
TogetherGreen Conservation Leadership Program
http://www.togethergreen.org
Deadline : May 1
Awarded in conjunction with Toyota, each year the society chooses forty fellows to receive broad-based training, assistance, and opportunities to help them become leaders in shaping a greener, healthier future. Fellows will conduct their own innovative, results-oriented conservation projects, serve as conservation role models, inspire and engage diverse audiences and communities, build leadership skills, and connect with other U.S. and international conservation leaders. In addition, fellows will receive a $10,000 grant to implement a conservation action project in his/her community or region focusing on habitat, water, energy, and engaging diverse audiences in conservation. Eligible applicants must have at least six years of experience in conservation, environmental education, policy, or environmental issues, as demonstrated through current and past work experience, academic studies related to conservation, and/or volunteer work; applicants must also have a current affiliation (full- or part-time employment or equivalent volunteer commitment) with a conservation organization, business, university, community-based organization, or other professional organization whose goals and practices make a positive contribution to conservation. Visit http://www.togethergreen.org for more information, including application guidelines.
(Last checked 09/09/13)

National Garden Clubs Scholarships and Awards
http://www.gardenclub.org/scholarships/
The program offers financial aid to students majoring in one of the following fields of study: agronomy; agriculture education; floriculture; horticulture; landscape design; botany, biology; forestry; wildlife science; plant pathology/science; city (rural and urban) planning; habitat or forest/systems ecology; environmental concerns (management: environmental, horticulture resource/environmental behavior); environmental conservation (inc. engineering, etc.); land management and/or other related or allied subjects. Also listed under Grants for Individuals - Agriculture, etc.
(Last checked 09/09/13)

National Hydropower Association
Past Presidents’ Legacy Scholarship
http://hydro.org/about-nha/awards/past-presidents%E2%80%99-legacy-scholarship/
Beginning January 2, 2012, the National Hydropower Association will be accepting applications for the 2012 NHA Past Presidents’ Legacy Scholarship. The $2,500 scholarship goes to a promising young person who demonstrates the academic skills and commitment to help create the next generation of leaders in the hydropower industry.
(Last checked 09/09/13)

National Wildlife Federation's Campus Ecology Program Fellowships
http://www.nwf.org/Global-Warming/Campus-Solutions/Get-Involved/Apply-for-a-Fellowship.aspx
The National Wildlife Federation's (http://www.nwf.org/) Fellowship Program offers a nationally recognized opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to pursue their vision of an ecologically sustainable future. Through tangible projects to green their campuses and communities, NWF fellows gain practical experience in the conservation field and first-hand knowledge of the challenges and opportunities inherent in conservation efforts. Fellows also receive project support, modest financial compensation, and recognition of their accomplishments. Students, faculty, staff, and members of the broader community stand to gain as Campus Ecology Fellows assist with the research, design, and implementation of projects that help strike a better balance between people and nature on campus and in the larger world. Visit the NWF Web site for information on selection criteria, project requirements, and an application form.
(Last checked 09/09/13)

NOAA Coastal Services Center
Coastal Management Fellowship
http://www.csc.noaa.gov/cms/fellows.html
The Coastal Management Fellowship was established in 1996 to provide on-the-job education and training opportunities in coastal resource management and policy for postgraduate students and to provide project assistance to state coastal zone management programs. The program matches postgraduate students with state coastal zone programs to work on projects proposed by the state and selected by the fellowship sponsor, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Coastal Services Center. This two-year opportunity offers a competitive salary, medical benefits, and travel and relocation expense reimbursement.
(Last checked 09/09/13)

NOAA Graduate Sciences Program
http://www.epp.noaa.gov/ssp_grad_sciences_page.html
Application deadlines : October 1 – January 30
The Graduate Sciences Program (GSP) is aimed primarily at increasing opportunities for students in NOAA-related fields to pursue research and educational training in atmospheric, environmental, remote sensing and oceanic sciences at minority serving institutions (MSI) when possible. The GSP offers between two years (master's candidates) to four years (doctoral students) of NOAA-related research and training opportunities.
(Last checked 09/09/13)

Oregon State University
Institute for Water and Watersheds
Funding Opportunities
http://water.oregonstate.edu/funding-opportunities
Links to funding opportunities that may be of interest to the water and watersheds community arranged by deadline date.
(Last checked 09/09/13)

Our World Underwater Scholarship Society
http://www.owuscholarship.org
Are you: aged 21-25? a CMAS*** or equivalent diver? and do you have an excellent academic record? Want to gain a years worth of experience in a wide range of fields related to the underwater world with some of the worlds top experts? Could you be an ambassador for the marine environment? Our World Underwater Scholarship Society awards three experienced based scholarships funded by Rolex one in Australasia, Europe, and North America each year. The scholar also receives full diving and underwater filming equipment. For more information check out our web site or contact me at JadeBerman@hotmail.com
(Last checked 09/09/13)

Padi Foundation
http://www.padifoundation.org/
Deadline: November 1, 2012
The Foundation focuses its grantmaking on underwater science, environmental projects, and education. Priority is given to projects that enrich mankind’s understanding of the aquatic environment and encourage sensitivity to, and protection of, the delicate ecological balance of underwater life. The Foundation will also fund worthwhile projects that increase understanding of sport diving physics and physiology that will benefit the general diving public and add to the scientific understanding of man’s relationship and ability to survive in the underwater environment. Additional information, including an online application, can be found on the Web site.
(Last checked 09/09/13)

Pirnie Scholarship Programs
http://www.pirnie.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=76&Itemid=339
Faced with the dilemma of a shortage of trained minority engineers and environmental scientists, Malcolm Pirnie is taking action to improve the odds for tomorrow — by creating new opportunities for a greater number of minorities to become environmental professionals.
(Last checked 09/09/13)

Prairie Biotic Research, Inc.
Funding for Prairie Research
http://prairiebioticresearch.org
Deadline : January 6, 2012
A Wisconsin nonprofit established in 2000 to foster biotic research in prairies. One way we do this is through a Small Grants Program that funds grants up to $1,000 for the study of any grassland taxon in the USA. We are especially eager to support independent researchers (individuals lacking institutional support), but anyone may apply. Since 2002, we’ve awarded 117 grants worth $111,436 to people in 26 states to study insects, plants, mammals, reptiles, slime molds, mycorrhizal fungi, spiders, snails, amphibians, birds, invasive species, and effects of management. Many of these grants supported graduate student research. In 2012, we expect to fund at least 12 grants of up to $1000 each with the donations we have received, including some restricted by donors to support research in Iowa, Wisconsin, and in Missouri, where research on Missouri Prairie Foundation properties is of special interest.
(Last checked 09/09/13)

Ratza Memorial Scholarship (Carol A.)
http://www.glc.org/about/scholarships/scholar.html
Application deadline: March 31
A US $1000 scholarship will be awarded to a deserving student enrolled full-time at a college or university in the Great Lakes states (IL, IN, MI, MN, NY, OH, PA or WI) or Canadian provinces (Ontario or Québec) during the following Fall semester. The eligible student must have a demonstrated interest in the environmental or economic applications of electronic communications technology, exhibit academic excellence, and have a sincere appreciation for the Great Lakes and their protection. Open to high school seniors and returning students enrolled full-time at a Great Lakes college or university
(Last checked 09/09/13)

Resources for the Future
Fellowships and Internships
http://www.rff.org/About_RFF/Pages/FellowshipsandInternships.aspx
Academic programs at RFF promote research and policy analysis in RFF's discipline fields by supporting work at colleges, universities, and other institutions, both in the United States and elsewhere, and by bringing researchers to RFF to contribute to projects underway and to the formulation of new lines of inquiry. Academic Fellowships and Internships include:
(1) Joseph L. Fisher Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships
(2) Gilbert F. White Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
(3) John V. Krutilla Research Stipend
(4) Walter O. Spofford, Jr. Memorial Internship Program
(5) Summer Economics Fellows Program
(Last checked 09/09/13)

Sea Grant
http://seagrant.noaa.gov/FundingFellowships.aspx
Sea Grant sponsors a variety of marine research, outreach and education projects, primarily through the 33 state Sea Grant Programs. The National Sea Grant office offers two national fellowship opportunities for graduate students with an interest in ocean, coastal and Great Lakes resources.
(Last checked 09/09/13)

Theodore (Teddy) Roosevelt Conservation and Environmental Leadership Fellowship
http://grad.msu.edu/fellowships/elf.aspx
Note : Students must be nominated by faculty; application deadline February 15
The MSU Graduate School provides an opportunity for graduate or professional students to achieve a level of professional and personal growth that will prepare them for leadership roles in natural resource and conservation based organizations and agencies. The intent of the endowment is to enable individuals to participate in experiential leadership workshops and programs related to conservation of our natural and environmental resources at scales ranging from local to global. Award(s) will be issued each year provided a suitable applicant can be identified. Fellowships will be approximately $2500 or more depending on funding availability. Fellowship dollars must be used by the recipient to help further their professional development as a future leader. Example programs (not an all inclusive list) include the Great Lakes Leadership Academy, National Conservation Leadership Program, and Natural Resources Leadership Development Program. Students are encouraged to suggest additional leadership training opportunities to be considered by the selection committee. Travel in support of disciplinary-specific conferences is not appropriate. Students must confirm acceptance of this award to the Chair of the Selection Committee prior to release of fellowship funds; including acknowledging donor support of the fellowship through a written letter to the respective donor. Recipients are expected to acknowledge funding support through the Theodore (Teddy) Roosevelt Conservation and Environmental Leadership Fellowship at Michigan State University when appropriate (e.g., research presentations, publications, dissertations or theses).
(Last checked 09/09/13)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
National Center for Environmental Research
http://epa.gov/ncer/
This site has been designed to give investigators easy access to research funding opportunities and past and present research projects and programs.
(Last checked 09/09/13)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
National Center for Environmental Research
Funding Opportunities - Environmental Research Grant Announcements
http://epa.gov/ncer/rfa/
(Last checked 09/09/13)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
National Center for Environmental Research
STAR Fellowships
http://epa.gov/ncer/fellow/
As part of its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program, the EPA offers Graduate Fellowships for master's and doctoral level students in environmentally related fields of study. Master's level students may receive support for a maximum of two years. Doctoral students may be supported for a maximum of three years with funding available, under certain circumstances, over a period of four years. The fellowship program provides up to $42,000 per year of support.
(Last checked 09/09/13)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
National Center for Environmental Research
STAR Grants and Cooperative Agreements
http://epa.gov/ncer/grants/
NCER’s Science to Achieve Results or STAR program funds research grants and graduate fellowships in numerous environmental science and engineering disciplines through a competitive solicitation process and independent peer review. The program engages the nation’s best scientists and engineers in targeted research that complements EPA’s own outstanding intramural research program and those of our partners in other federal agencies. In addition, through this same competitive process, NCER periodically establishes large research centers in specific areas of national concern. At present, these centers focus on children’s health, hazardous substances, particulate matter, and estuarine and coastal monitoring.
(Last checked 09/09/13)

University of California, Berkeley
Community Forestry & Environmental Research Partnerships (CFERP) Fellowships
http://www.cnr.berkeley.edu/community_forestry/Fellowships/fellowships.htm
Deadline : February 2
The Community Forestry and Environmental Research Partnerships Program provides fellowships to graduate students with diverse academic backgrounds from anthropology, geography and sociology to environmental science, forestry and natural resources.
(Last checked 09/09/13)

Water Environment Research Foundation
http://www.werf.org/
(Last checked 09/09/13)


Databases

SciVal Funding
http://www.funding.scival.com.proxy2.cl.msu.edu/home
http://www.funding.scival.com.proxy2.cl.msu.edu/search?preSearch
Provides access to a searchable database of more than 12,000 active opportunities, 2.25M awards (back to 2004), and 4500 funding bodies. Geographic coverage is strongest for the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, European Commission, Australia, Ireland, Singapore, India, South Africa, and New Zealand. At present academic discipline coverage is strongest in the sciences and business; hopefully it will beef up funding information in the arts, humanities, and social sciences as time goes by.
For more information see Frequently Asked Questions: MSU Scholars (SciVal Experts/SciVal Funding)
(Last checked 09/09/13)

Foundation Grants to Individuals Online (Main Library Access Only)
http://gtionline.fdncenter.org/ipl.php
Includes descriptions of more than 6,000 foundations and public charities that fund individual grantseekers, and is searchable by nine different criteria. Records provide contact information, financial data, application information, and program descriptions, with links to more than 500 foundation Web sites. Updated quarterly.
(Last checked 09/09/13)

GrantSelect
http://ezproxy.msu.edu:2047/login?url=http://www.grantselect.com/access
An extensive online grants database owned and operated by Schoolhouse Partners, and it contains more than 16,000 funding opportunities provided by more than 5,100 unique sponsoring organizations. Also provides a selection of funding news.
(Last checked 09/09/13)

MSU Scholarship Search
http://scholendow2.ais.msu.edu/Student/ScholSearch.asp
MSU offers a wide variety of scholarships, some of which have criteria which severely limit the number of students who might be eligible for the scholarship, while others have much broader criteria. This facility should help you find those MSU scholarships for which you might be eligible. You can search either by unit (College/Department) within the University or by criteria such as major/specialization, Michigan county of permanent residence, high school, or study abroad.
(Last checked 09/09/13)

Cornell University
Graduate School Fellowships Database
http://www.gradschool.cornell.edu/fellowships
(Last checked 09/09/13)

FastWeb
http://www.fastweb.com/.
If you have access to the world wide web and are willing to fill in the online forms, this service promises a free customized list of financial aid sources. FastWeb is actually a searchable database of more than 400,000 private sector scholarships, fellowships, grants, and loans from more than 3,000 sources for all levels of higher education. First-time visitors have to register (first and last name and a user ID), then complete a profile, including background and fields of study. Registrants then receive a list of all currently relevant funding sources. The registration information is stored and can be used on subsequent visits. The entire sign-up process, and delivery of available funding sources, can be a bit tedious: about five to twenty minutes, depending on the connection speed. Approximately 500 new scholarships are added to the database daily, so registrants can stay current. Provided courtesy of Financial Aid Information Page and Student Services, Inc. created by Mark Kantrowitz and sponsored by the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators.
(Last checked 09/09/13)


Books

The books mentioned on this page are available for public use in the Michigan State University Libraries. If you are unable to visit our library, consider visiting a Foundation Center Cooperating Collection in your home state or a local public library in your home town. If the books are not available there, ask about interlibrary loan or visit a local bookstore to find out whether they can be purchased.

Directory of Conservation Funding Sources for Developing Countries : Conservation Biology, Education and Training, Fellowships and Scholarships. Alfred O. Owino and Joseph O. Oyugi. New York : Nova Science Publishers, 2009. 188pp. Funding Center (1 East) GE20 .O95 2009
This directory provides an in-depth listing of potential donors for project and proposal developments. This is especially important considering that many students, organisations and individuals, especially in Africa, still lack adequate information on potential donor organisations to support their projects and career developments. Due to this problem, many good ideas with a high potential of contributing useful information for environmental conservation and development actions fail to get support from potential donors, either through lack of information or because of the type of approach strategies adopted. This directory will better help project and proposal developers to acquire information about donors that is necessary to target project ideas, determine a potential donor's interest in supporting or investing in a project, and eliminate donors whose missions and objectives do not match particular programmes. Once a match is made, this directory will also help to tailor project ideas to the specific requirements and interests of the donors.

The Environmental Resource Handbook. Laura Mars-Proietti, ed. Millerton, NY : Grey House Publishing, 2008/2009. 4th edition. Main Library GE20 .E586 Edition 4 2008/2009
Includes a financial resources section providing address information on foundations and charities that provide research funding as well as a list of organizations that provide scholarships.

A Guide to Grants, Fellowships, and Scholarships in International Forestry and Natural Resources. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Foresty Service, International Forestry Staff. Washington, D.C. : U.S. Government Printing Office, 1995. 114pp. Funding Center (1, East) SD251 .J63 1995
Provides information concerning funding available world-wide in forestry and natural resources for undergraduate and graduate students, predoctoral and postdoctoral candidates, scholars, faculty, professionals, and grant administrators.

Money for Graduate Students in the Biological Sciences. El Dorado Hills, Calif. : Reference Service Press, biennial. Funding Center (1 East) LB2337.2 .M653
2007/2009 available.
Lists fellowships, grants, and awards set aside specifically for graduate students interested in working on a master's, professional, or doctoral degree in: Agronomy, Animal sciences, Botany, Entomology, Environmental sciences, Horticulture, Marine sciences, Veterinary sciences, Zoology, and related fields. Programs listed have to offer at least $1,000 per year to each recipient (and many go way beyond that, awarding full tuition or $30,000+ to graduate students annually), knowing that not one dollar of that will need to be repaid (provided, of course, that stated requirements are met)!

Annual Register of Grant Support
Wilmette, Ill. : National Register Publishing Co., annual. Funding Center (1 East) LB2336 .A7
Includes information on programs sponsored by government agencies, public and private foundations, educational and professional associations, special interest organizations and corporations. Covers a broad range of interests including academic and scientific research, publication support, equipment and construction support, in-service training, competitions and prizes, and travel and exchange programs. Organized by broad subject areas with four indexes: subject, organization and program, geographic and personnel.

Directory of Research Grants
Phoenix, Ariz. : The Oryx Press, annual. Funding Center (1 East) LB2338 .D5
An annual print version of the Grants Database. Contains information about grants and fellowships available for research projects from federal and state governments, private foundations, professional organizations, and corporations. List grants programs by specific funding areas; indexed by sponsoring organization and grant name.

Foundation Grants to Individuals
New York, N.Y. : Foundation Center, biennial. Funding Center (1 East) LB2336 .F6
The most comprehensive listing available of private foundations which provide financial assistance to individuals. The foundations described have made grants to students, artists, scholars, foreign individuals, minorities, musicians, scientists and writers for scholarships, fellowships, student loans, internships, residencies, arts and cultural projects, medical and emergency assistance, residencies and travel programs.

The Grants Register
New York, N.Y. : St. Martin's Press, annual. Funding Center (1 East) LB2338 .G7
The complete guide to postgraduate funding worldwide.

 

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