Environmental Studies

Fellowship/Scholarship Foundation/Agency Focus/Concentration Eligibility Amount Deadlines Website
American Association of University Women Dissertation fellowships American Association of University Women Any discipline accept Engineering. Women. US Citizens or permanent residents. $20,000 November http://www.aauw.org/
Canon National Parks Science Scholars Program National Parks Service Research that relates to national parks Doctoral Students $26,000 June


Center for Tropical Forest Science Research Grants Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Utilizing existing forest dynamics plots and to conduct research with scientist associated with these plots. $30,000 See web site http://www.ctfs.si.edu/doc/index.php
Conservation Trusts National Geographic Contribute to the preservation & sustainable use of the Earth's biological, cultural & historical resources. Must provide a record of prior research or conservation action as it pertains to the present project. $20,000 All year


David C Lincoln Fellowships Lincoln Institute of Land Policy land value taxation from the perspective of economic analysis, legal theory and practice, political science, administrative feasibility, valuation techniques, or other approaches in order to achieve a better understanding of land value taxation as a component of fiscal systems. Students & Professionals who have never studied this area $40,000 August http://www.lincolninst.edu/education/fellowships.asp
David L Boren Graduate Fellowships National Security Education Program Study of languages, cultures, & world regions that are critical to US interests. US Citizen. Sevice Requirement $30,000 January


Developing Nations Research Grant Animal Behavior Society Scientific studies of animal behavior. Members of the Animal Behavior Society. Residents of a developing nation. $700 January


Dissertation Fellowship Program Lincoln Institute of Land Policy research complements the Institute's interests in land and tax policy Ph.D students at US universities See Web Site March http://www.lincolninst.edu/education/fellowships.asp
Eloise Gerry Sigma Delta Epsilon-Graduate Women in Science, Inc. Natural Sciences Women. Member of Association $2,000 - 4,000 January http://www.gwis.org/
Exploration Fund Explorers club Exploration & field research Graduate students $1,200 See Website


Floodplain Management Graduate Fellowship Association of State Floodplain Managers Floodplain Management US Citizens or permanent residents $25,000 February http://www.floods.org/home/
Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowships for Achieving Excellence The National Academies increase the diversity of the college and univ. faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students. US Citizens & US Nationals $20,000 November


Francis and Evelyn Clark Soil Biology Scholarship American Society of Agronomy Working in the field of soil biology or biochemistry or microbial ecology. Graduate student. $2,000 March


Gerald O Mott Scholarship for Meritorious Graduate Students in Crop Science American Society of Agronomy Crop Science Completed one year of graduate work. $2,500 March


Gloria Barron Wilderness Society Scholarship The Wilderness Society Long term protection of wilderness in North America. Graduate Students $10,000 February http://www.wilderness.org/
Graduate Research Fellowships NSF fellowships for graduate study leading to research-based masterÕs or doctoral degrees in the fields of STEM US Citizens, nationals & permanent residents See Web Site November http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2006/nsf06592/nsf06592.htm
Grants for Scientific Research & Exploration National Geographic Geographical dimension & relevance to other scientific fields and be of broad scientific interest. Published 3 articles. PhD obtained, & will give a small amount of grants to predoctoral candidates. $20,000 All year


Grants-In-Aid of Research Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society Science & Engineering Undergrad & Graduate students $1,000 October & March http://www.sigmaxi.org/programs/giar/index.shtml
Harry J Larsen/Yara Memorial Scholarship American Society of Agronomy Practical soil fertility and crop production. Completed one year of graduate work. ASA, CSSA &/or SSSA members. $5,000 March


Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation Dissertation Fellowships UCSD Research on the causes of international conflict Doctoral students from UC campuses. Advanced to candidacy for their Ph.D. $12,000 January http://igcc.ucsd.edu/
International Dissertation Field Research Fellowships Social Science Research Council conducting dissertation research outside the United States full-time graduate students in the humanities and social sciences--regardless of citizenship--enrolled in doctoral programs in the United States. $20,000 November http://www.ssrc.org/programs/idrf/
Joseph L. Fisher Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships Resources for the future Research in economics on issues related to the environment, natural resources, or energy. Final year of their dissertation. $12,000 February


Kearney Foundation Research Grants Kearney Foundation of Soil Science Address multiple spatial and/or temporal scales & provide info that is clearly relevant to land management decisions & policies. All PI's must have UC affiliation. $43,000 September http://kearney.ucdavis.edu/
Kenneth E Grant Research Scholarship Soil and Water Conservation Society Managing land uses for sustainability, or "Measuring impacts/effects of conservation practices." members of SWCS for graduate-level research $1,300 February


L.R. Ahuja Ag Systems Modeling Fellowships American Society of Agronomy Working in a soils or a related field who will be using models of he whole agricultural systems, cropping or grazing lands systems and their effect on environmental quality. Ph.D. student. $5,000 March http://www.asa-cssa-sssa.org/awards
Land Economics Foundation Graduate Scholarship Lambda Alpha International Working on a paper in a field related to land economics. Graduate Students $3,000 February http://www.lai.org/
Land Institute Graduate Research Fellowships The Land Institute research in plant genetics and breeding, agronomy, ecology, soil science, plant pathology and related fields enrolled in a M.S. or Ph.D. program in a discipline such as: Plant Breeding, Agronomy, Ecology, Evolution, Genetics, Entomology, Pathology, Microbiology, Animal Science, Soil Science, and Landscape Ecology. $9,000 February http://www.landinstitute.org/
Lewis & Clark Fund for Exploration and Field Research American Philosophical Society Exploratory field studies for the collection of specimens & data $200 - 5,000 March


Lindbergh Grants Lindbergh Foundation Balance between the advance of technology and the preservation of the natural/human environment. Must be working on a research or education project $10,580 June


Melville H. Cohee Student Leader Conservation Scholarship Soil and Water Conservation Society Natural resource conservation orientation 1st or 2nd year of graduate studies. See Web Site See web site


Mildred Mathias Graduate Student Research Grants UC Natural Reserve System Research must take place on NRS reserve(s), or also the areas or regions in which the reserve(s) is (are) located, and these may be used more than the reserve(s) proper Must be enrolled at a UC institution. $2,500 October


Morris K Udall Fellowships Morris K Udall Scholarship & Excellence in National Environmental Policy Foundation Environmental public policy & conflict resolution Final year of their dissertation. US citizen or permanent resident. $24,000 January


Nell I. Monday Fellowship Sigma Delta Epsilon-Graduate Women in Science, Inc. Natural Sciences Women $3,000 November http://www.gwis.org/
NNEMS Undergraduate & Graduate Student Fellowship Program EPA Research at a participating EPA facility. US Citizens or permanent residents Varies Varies http://www.epa.gov/enviroed/students.html
OTS Research Fellowships Organization for Tropical Studies Research in tropical biology Research to be conducted at OTS field stations. Award to be used for travel food & lodging. $3,000 October


Padi Foundation Grants Padi Foundation enrich mankind's understanding of the aquatic environment and encourage sensitivity to and protection of the delicate ecological balance of underwater life $20,000 February http://www.padifoundation.org/index.htm
Peace Scholar Dissertation Fellowship United States Institute of Peace Projects addressing international peace & conflict resolution at US universities. support the research and writing of doctoral dissertations $17,000 January http://www.usip.org/fellows/scholars.html
P3: People, Prosperity and the Planet Student Design Competition Sustainability EPA P3 represents People, Prosperity and the Planet. This competition is focused on benefiting people, promoting prosperity, and protecting the planet through innovative designs to address challenges to sustainability in both the developed and developing world. Undergrad & Graduate students $10,000 & 75,000 December http://es.epa.gov/ncer/p3/fact_sheet.html
Pioneer Fellowship in Plant Science American Society of Agronomy Plant sciences, emphasizing plant breeding and genetics. Proof of graduate school acceptance. $25,000 March


Predoctoral Awards Association for Women in Science Behavioral, life, physical, social science or engineering Women $1,000 See web site


Program on the People's Republic of China Lincoln Institute of Land Policy master's thesis fellowships to graduate students attending universities in Asia and researching land and tax policy in the People's Republic of China Graduate students in China. See Web Site April http://www.lincolninst.edu/education/fellowships.asp
Program on Latin America and the Caribbean Lincoln Institute of Land Policy thesis on urban land policy issues Graduate students in Latin America See Web Site March http://www.lincolninst.edu/education/fellowships.asp
Ralph W. Stone Award National Speleological Society Cave related thesis research Graduate students & members of the National Speleological Society. March $1,700 http://www.caves.org/
Sigma Delta Epsilon Fellowships Sigma Delta Epsilon-Graduate Women in Science, Inc. Natural Sciences women November $2,000 - 3,000 http://www.gwis.org/
Sophie Danforth Conservation Biology Fund Roger Williams Park Zoo Conservation biology Associated with a university. June $1,000


Switzer Environmental Fellowship Program Switzer Foundation improving environmental quality and who demonstrate leadership in their field US Citizen. Institution in CA or New England January $15,000 http://www.switzernetwork.org/fellowship-overview.html
Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Grants American Museum of Natural History research on North American fauna in any phase of wildlife conservation or natural history related to the activities of the American Museum Advanced graduate students February $200 - 2,000 http://research.amnh.org/grants/grantsprog.html
Three Year tupper Post Doctoral Fellowship in Tropical Biology Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute 3-year project on a subject related to STRI research interests. Residence in Panama and base study at STRI research facilities. Postdoctoral January $35,000 http://www.stri.org/english/education_fellowships/fellowships/tupper.php
Vessa Notchev Sigma Delta Epsilon-Graduate Women in Science, Inc. Natural Sciences Women. Member of Association January $1,000 http://www.gwis.org/