Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Conservation Scholarship Up to $2,000 per semester
Sponsor: Arkansas Game and Fish Commission
Eligibility: Applicants must be Arkansas residents who are high school seniors or undergraduate or graduate-level college students. They must have a GPA of 2.5 or above and must be planning to pursue a career in natural resources conservation. They cannot have received full scholarship or grant funding from another source. Selection is based on the standardized scoring of each application as a whole.
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal statement, essay, official transcript, three personal references, one recommendation letter, photograph and statement of intent to pursue a four-year degree (for those currently attending a two-year institution) are required.
Eligibility: Applicants must be California residents who are rising juniors or seniors at a participating postsecondary institution located in California. They must be pursuing an undergraduate degree in a water resources-related subject and be full-time students enrolled for the entirety of the upcoming school year. Selection is based on professional commitment to the water resources field, academic achievement and financial need.
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal essay, transcript and two to three letters of recommendation are required.
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time juniors, seniors, graduate students or sophomores applying for their junior year and major in one of the following fields: agriculture education, horticulture, floriculture, landscape design, botany, biology, plant pathology/science, forestry, agronomy, environmental concerns, economics, environmental conservation, city planning, wildlife science, habitat or forest/systems ecology, land management or related areas. Students must have a minimum 3.25 cumulative GPA and be a U.S. citizen.
How to apply: Applications are available online and must be mailed to the applicants' state Garden Club scholarship chairman.
Nebraska Academy of Sciences High School Scholarships $300-$1,500
Sponsor: Nebraska Academy of Sciences Inc.
Eligibility: There are six scholarships given to Nebraska high school seniors including those who plan to study geology, earth sciences, prairie and soil conservation, climate and environmental change and business and the environment.
How to apply: Applications are available online. Requirements vary by the individual award.