AACT National Candy Technologists John Kitt Memorial Scholarship Program $5,000
Sponsor: Warrell Corp
Eligibility: Applicants must be rising college sophomores, juniors or seniors at an accredited four-year college or university in North America. They must major in food science, chemical science, biological science or a related area. A GPA of 3.0 or higher is required.
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, list of academic, work and other activities, list of honors and awards, statement of goals and transcript are required.
Attn: Kevin Silva 1250 Slate Hill Road Camp Hill, PA 17011
Eligibility: Applicants must be attending an accredited partner institution majoring in a life science field. Students must be enrolled as freshmen, undergraduates or graduate students. Selection is based on the strength of the application.
Eligibility: Applicants must be pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in an environmental-related field including chemistry, chemical engineering, biology and environmental studies. Students must include a letter of intent describing their career path along with their other application materials.
How to apply: Applications are available online.
645 Central Avenue East Suite 200 Edgewater, MD 21037
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled as a freshman, undergraduate, graduate or doctoral student at an accredited college or university. Students must be pursuing a major in a science-related field. Applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Students must submit, application, transcripts and essay. Selection criteria includes GPA, learning plan, leadership ability and social concerns.
Eligibility: Applicant must be pursuing an advanced degree in wildlife, zoology, botany, ecology or other biological sciences that are related to wetlands ecology. Selection is based on dedication to wetland preservation, high academic achievement and the merit of the project submitted.
How to apply: Applicants must send a one-page proposal summary of original research or a management project, a resume, a statement of interest, a letter of support from a faculty member and a list of at least two references to the California Waterfowl Association. There is no formal application form.
Eligibility: Applicants must provide a three-page explanation of their project, be high school or college students and be U.S. residents. The grants allow students to conduct field research in the natural sciences under the supervision of a qualified scientist or institution.
Eligibility: Applicants must be late stage predoctoral trainees with prior experience at MBL or with the Grass Foundation who are committed to pursuing a research career. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
Jennifer Ritzmann Scholarship for Studies in Tropical Biology $2,500
April 1, October 15
Sponsor: Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) Ritzmann Scholarship
Eligibility: Applicants must be bachelor's degree-seeking students who are studying tropical biology. They must have been accepted into the CIEE's study abroad program for Costa Rica or Bonaire. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
How to apply: Application instructions are available online. An essay is required.
Attn.: Scholarship Committee 300 Fore Street Portland, ME 04101
NOAA Educational Partnership Program Undergraduate Scholarships Varies
Sponsor: NOAA Educational Partnership Program - Office of Education
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens and full-time undergraduates who are in the second year of a four-year degree program or in the third year of a five-year degree program. They must be attending an accredited minority-serving institution (MSI), and they must have a GPA of 3.2 or higher on a four-point scale. Applicants must be majoring in a discipline that is related to environmental, atmospheric or oceanic sciences. Selection is based on relevant coursework completed, stated career goals, recommendations and extracurricular activities.
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two personal essays, two recommendation letters and an official transcript are required.
Herbert C Hoover Building 14th Street and Constitution Ave NW Room 6863 Washington, DC 20230
NYWEA Major Environmental Career Scholarship $10,000
Sponsor: New York Water Environment Association Inc.
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of the state of New York and must be high school seniors who plan to enroll full-time in an environment-related bachelor's degree program no later than the fall following graduation. The programs could include but are not limited to environmental engineering, civil engineering with an environmental minor, chemical engineering with an environmental minor, hydrogeology with an environmental emphasis or biology or microbiology with an environmental emphasis. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, two recommendation letters and two personal essays are required.
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as an undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited college or university. Students must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 and declared a major of one of the following: chemistry, biology, biochemistry or a related life science field. Applicants must be United States citizens or students possessing the appropriate visa status to study in the U.S. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application and any submitted materials.
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens and be rising undergraduate freshmen, sophomores or juniors who have a high school diploma or a GED. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. They must plan to enroll or be enrolled at an 1890 Land Grant institution and have plans to major in agriculture; agriculture business/management; agriculture economics; agricultural engineering/mechanics; agricultural productions and technology; agronomy or crop science; animal science; botany; farm and range management; fish, game or wildlife management; food services/technology; forestry and related services; home economics/nutrition/human development; horticulture; natural resources management; soil conservation/soil science or other related disciplines (e.g., biological sciences, pre-veterinary medicine or computer science). They must also have proven leadership skills and must have experience with community service. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
How to apply: Applications are available by request from the Civil Rights Enforcement and Compliance section of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service branch of the USDA. An application form and supporting materials are required.
c/o Juanita Whiting 1400 Independence Avenue SW Washington, DC 20250
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens who are undergraduate sophomores or juniors at an accredited U.S. college or university. They must be studying a subject in agriculture or the biological sciences and have a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Applicants must agree to work for the Agency during school breaks (both summer and holiday breaks) a minimum of 640 hours prior to completion of studies. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
How to apply: Applications are available by request from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. An application form, personal statement, transcript, three recommendation letters and documentation of U.S. military service (if applicable) are required.
c/o Juanita Whiting 1400 Independence Avenue SW Washington, DC 20250