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Air and Waste Management Association (A&WMA)
Grants and Scholarships
The Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) provides several scholarships to outstanding students who are pursuing courses of study and research leading to careers in air quality, waste management, environmental management / policy / law, and sustainability.
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American Geophysical Union (AGU)
Horton Research Grant in Hydrological Sciences
Grants are awarded each year in support of Ph.D. candidates in hydrology or water resources research.
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American Ground Water Trust Scholarships
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.
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American Museum of Natural History
Richard Gilder Graduate School
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.
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American Water Works Association
Fellowships and Scholarships
AWWA and its members recognize the importance of investing in students as the future of the water industry. AWWA supports students through discounted memberships and more than 14 scholarships and fellowships, including the Abel Wolman Fellowship for graduate students (up to $20,000 per year).
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Apprentice Ecologist Initiative
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.
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Beinecke African Scholarship Program
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.
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Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation
Postdoctoral Program in Environmental Chemistry
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.
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Earthwatch Institute
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.
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Earthwatch Institute
Teacher Fellowships
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.
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Earthwatch Institute
Student Fellowships
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.
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Earthwatch Institute
Research Funding
Earthwatch funds field-based scientific research that is rigorous, relevant, and impactful. Earthwatch-funded projects conduct research around the globe. All research must incorporate citizen-scientist participation in data collection. Citizen-scientist participants are recruited by Earthwatch. Requests for pre-proposals are distributed annually. Pre-proposals must be submitted by the PI. All PIs must have a PhD and an affiliation with a university, government agency, or science-focused NGO. For additional project requirements and information, please visit the website.
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EnviroEducation.Com Funding for School
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.
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Environment RFPs Posted by the Foundation Center PND Digest
Note : select environment as a category.
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.
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Environmental Research and Education Foundation
Scholarships are awarded by EREF to recognize excellence in master's, doctoral or post-doctoral waste management research and education.
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Environmental Research and Education Foundation
Research on Solid Waste
Deadline: June 1, 2017
Award Size: From $15,000 to $500,000
The Environmental Research and Education Foundation (EREF) offers research grants on the management of solid wastes. Topics include waste minimization; recycling; waste conversion to energy, biofuels, chemicals, and other products; waste diversion to other uses; and landfills. There are no geographical restrictions on institutions that can apply.
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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!
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Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program
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.
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Financial Aid, Scholarships, Fellowships and Postdoctoral Awards: Biological, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
A compilation by Francisco Alberto Tomei Torres.
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Foundation Segre: (Call for Concept Papers) Wildlife Conservation
Fondation Segre focuses on the conservation of threatened species and their habitat, and the restoration of degraded ecosystems. It supports conservation projects around the world -- including in the developing regions of Africa; Latin America and the Caribbean; Asia-Pacific; and Europe and the Middle East. The Foundation welcomes proposals anytime in the preliminary form of a brief concept. If the concept is approved by the Foundation, the proponent will be invited to submit a full proposal. Proposals are welcome anytime in the preliminary form of a concept of no more than 2,000 words.
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Garden Club of America Scholarships
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..
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Grants.gov : Current Federal Funding Opportunities for Environmental Issuesw
Note: Select environment as funding activity category.
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Great Lakes Commission
Sea Grant Fellowship
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.
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Green Corps Environmental Leadership Training Program
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.
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A Guide to Grants, Fellowships, and Scholarships in International Forestry and Natural Resources
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).
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Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program
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
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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.
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International Association for Great Lakes Research (IAGLR)
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.
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International Association for Great Lakes Research (IAGLR)
Norman S. Baldwin Fishery Science Scholarship
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.
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Jack Kimmel International Grant Program
Tree Fund
Deadline: October 1, 2017
Award Size: $10,000
The Jack Kimmel International Grant Program makes grants to researchers in arboriculture and urban forestry worldwide. Proposals focus on root and soil management; propagation, planting, and establishment; plant health care; risk assessment and worker safety; urban forestry. and are expected to be 1-3 years.
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Lighthouse Foundation: Marine Conservation
The Lighthouse Foundation promotes science and research, teaching, culture, and the principles of environmentalism and international development in relation to the world's seas and oceans. Funded partners of the Lighthouse Foundation are conservation NGOs, community NGOs, universities and educational organizations, and government organizations.
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Lindbergh Foundation
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]
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Michigan State University
Center for Water Sciences
Requests for Proposals
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Michigan State University
Department of Fisheries and Wildlife
Graduate Fellowships
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Michigan State University
Environmental Science and Policy Program
ESPP Doctoral Fellowship Applications
Deadline : January 31, 2015
Please consider nominating an incoming 2015 student for one of our seven doctoral recruiting fellowships. Fellowships include full tuition for two semesters, health insurance and a stipend of approximately $25,000. This is the second year that the fellowships also include a 1/4 time Research Assistantship.
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Michigan State University
Environmental Science and Policy Program
External Grant Opportunities
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Michigan State University
Environmental Science and Policy Program
Funding Opportunities for Students and Recent Graduates
Provides extensive listings of scholarships, fellowships, and federal and non-federal grant opportunities.
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Michigan State University
Environmental Science and Policy Program
Funding Opportunities for Faculty and Staff
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.
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Michigan State University
Environmental Science and Policy Program
Interdisciplinary Conference Funding for ESPP Specialization and MSU Doctoral Students
Deadlines : October 15, January 15, April 15, July 15
For any MSU doctoral student to attend conference or meetings with an interdisciplinary environmental focus. Students must present their work. Up to $750 per request. ESPP specialization students who have completed two of the four requirements of the program are eligible for additional funds.
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Michigan State University
Rose Graduate Fellowship in Water Research
The Rose Graduate Fellowship in Water Research will benefit students enrolled in any graduate program at MSU to help to address the looming global water crisis and support the next generation of scientists who will help us solve water problems here in Michigan, the Great Lakes, nationally, and globally. One award will be issued each year provided a suitable applicant can be identified. Fellowships will be approximately $1,000.
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Michigan Water Environment Association
Jack H. Wagner 4-Year Student Scholarship
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Michigan Water Environment Association
John P. Hennessey 2-Year Student Scholarship
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Michigan Water Environment Association
Antenore C. "Butch" Davanzo Scholarship Part-Time Student Scholarship
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Minor Foundation for Major Challenges
Grants to Promote Awareness on Climate Change
Deadline: May 26, 2017
The Minor Foundation for Major Challenges funds innovative, experimental, and untested communication measures to raise awareness on climate change. The board grants support to the projects they believe have the greatest impact on influencing public opinion and increasing political support for cutting green house gas emissions.The Foundation welcomes applications from all over the world, with preference for experienced organizations and networks.
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Morris K. Udall Undergraduate Scholarship
The Udall Foundation awards scholarships to college sophomores and juniors for leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to American Indian nations or to the environment.
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Nancy Foster Scholarship Program
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.
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National Garden Clubs Scholarships and Awards
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.
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Natonal Science Foundation
Arctic Research Opportunities
The goal of the NSF Section for Arctic Sciences, Division of Polar Programs (PLR), is to gain a better understanding of the Arctic's physical, biological, geological, chemical, social and cultural processes; the interactions of oceanic, terrestrial, atmospheric, biological, social, cultural, and economic systems; and the connections that define the Arctic. The Arctic Sciences and other NSF programs support projects that contribute to the development of the next generation of researchers and scientific literacy for all ages through education, outreach, and broadening participation in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Program representatives from polar and other non-polar NSF programs that support arctic research coordinate across NSF, including joint review and funding of arctic proposals and mutual support of special projects with high logistical costs.
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NOAA Office for Coastal Management
Coastal Management Fellowship
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.
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Our World Underwater Scholarship Society
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
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Padi Foundation
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 Website.
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Prairie Biotic Research, Inc.
Funding for Prairie Research
Deadline : January 6
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.
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Rain Forest Alliance
Kleinhans Fellowship
. http://www.rainforest-alliance.org/fellowships/apply?id=guidelines
Kleinhans Fellowship is restricted to Latin America, with a preference for locations where Rainforest Alliance community forestry projects are already underway. The fellowship provides a grant of $20,000 (US) per year for two years. Applicants must have a master's degree in forestry, ecology, botany, environmental science or an appropriate related field. Doctoral candidates or post-doctoral researchers are preferred, although applicants may substitute relevant experience for higher-level degrees.
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Resources for the Future
Fellowships and Internships
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
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Theodore (Teddy) Roosevelt Conservation and Environmental Leadership Fellowship
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).
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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Environmental Education Model Grants Program
Under the Environmental Education Grants Program, EPA seeks grant proposals from eligible applicants to support environmental education projects that promote environmental awareness and stewardship and help provide people with the skills to take responsible actions to protect the environment. This grant program provides financial support for projects that design, demonstrate, and/or disseminate environmental education practices, methods, or techniques. Since 1992, EPA has distributed between $2 and $3.5 million in grant funding per year, supporting more than 3,600 grants. New!The 2014-2015 EE Grants Program includes two Requests for Proposals (RFPs), also known as Solicitation Notices. Proposals under the EE Model Grants RFP are being accepted through February 2, 2015. Proposals under the EE Local Grants RFP are being accepted through March 6, 2015.
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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
National Center for Environmental Research
This site has been designed to give investigators easy access to research funding opportunities and past and present research projects and programs.
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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
National Center for Environmental Research
Funding Opportunities - Environmental Research Grant Announcements
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University of California, Berkeley
Community Forestry & Environmental Research Partnerships (CFERP) Fellowships
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.
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Water Environment Research Foundation
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Waterbird Society Research Grants
Deadline: July 15, 2017
The Waterbird Society periodically awards grants for research in the science and conservation of waterbirds. The Waterbird Society offers the Kushlan and Niblet grants to advance the biology, ecology, or conservation biology of wading birds. The Kushlan award (herons, egrets, storks, ibises, and spoonbills) is a maximum of US$7 thousand; the Niblet award (terns or gulls) is up to US$1 thousand. These awards are open globally to professionals, amateurs, and students of any age.
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Foundation Grants to Individuals Online (Main Library Access Only)
Find information about 10,000 foundation profiles at your fingertips, including foundation and public charity programs that have funded individual grantseekers for everything from scholarship opportunities to research needs. Updated weekly.
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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.
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MSU Scholarships
Michigan State University has hundreds of scholarship opportunities available. Opportunities can be a combination of general scholarships (open to all students) and departmental scholarships (restricted to students within a specific major or field of study). Scholarships may be recommended to you at different times throughout the year as applications become available, so we suggest visiting MSU Scholarships often. Please keep in mind this section lists scholarships available regardless if you are eligible or not. Please note that some scholarships utilize an "Auto-Match" feature which will not require you to apply directly for the scholarship to be considered eligible. These scholarships will be indicated by the word "None" in the Action column. For scholarships for which you need to apply, please make a note of the deadline, as late submissions will not be accepted. Admitted students who have paid their deposit and currently enrolled students: Sign in using your MSU NetID and password to begin the scholarship application process. Once logged in, the system will automatically direct you to required applications.
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Cornell University
Graduate School Fellowships Database
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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 02/28/18)


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 Funding Information Network Partner 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, 2016. 8th edition. Main Library GE20 .E586 Edition 8 2016
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.

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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