Environment & Environmental Policy

Environmental Community Service Project

The Office of Fellowships does not monitor the authenticity of these opportunities. These or other opportunities will be explored on a case by case basis.


EPA Fellowships and Scholarships
A database of EPA supported Fellowships and Scholarships

Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship
Two (2) $10,000 scholarships and four (4) $5,000 scholarships to biology, chemistry, bio-chemistry or other life-science related undergraduate and graduate students. 

Department of Energy Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships 
Paid mentored-research internships over the summer or academic year in Dept of Energy laboratories all over the country

Air & Waste Management Association Scholarships 
Offers scholarships of varying awards to full-time graduate students pursuing study and research in air quality, waste management, environmental management/policy/law and sustainability

Joint Japan / World Bank Graduate Scholar Program
Covers tuition, travel, and costs of living towards master's degrees in the fields of development (such as economics, health, education, agriculture, environment, natural resource management, etc.) in universities across the world

Center for Coastal Margin Observation and Prediction Summer Undergraduate Research Internship 
Paid summer research internships

Mount Sinai International Exchange Program for Minority Students
Travel, housing, and stipends for minority students in fields including: education, health, biomedical, social work, environment, biology, etc. to work on community-based scientific research projects in Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Spain, Chile, and South Africa

Robert S. McNamara Fellowships Program
Supports doctoral research work in economic development through a 5-10 month residency period in a country outside the fellow's home or residence country

The Center for Environmental Health Sciences 
The Center for Environmental Health Sciences (CEHS) at the University of Montana sponsors a summer educational research experience for outstanding college undergraduates.  The Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) is part of a national program to attract and train undergraduates to research careers in the environmental health sciences.

Borlaug Fellows in Global Food Security Program
Supports graduate students interested in developing a component of their graduate research in a developing country, in collaboration with a mentor from an International Agricultural Research Center or national-level agriculture institution in the host country 

Environmental Policy / Social Change

Environment America Environmental Fellowships
Over $23,000 and professional development in fellowships in impacting environmental policy

Environmental Law Institute Internships
Internships available in grants, publications, legal, and research that support the Environmental Law Institute

Air & Waste Management Association Scholarships 
Offers scholarships of varying awards to full-time graduate students pursuing study and research in air quality, waste management, environmental management/policy/law and sustainability

EPA National Center for Environmental Research Fellowships
Information on different fellowship opportunities on environmental research, environmental policy, and public health.

Echoing Green Fellowship
Up to $90,000 for individuals or partnerships to entrepreneurs creating new social change organizations

Brower Youth Awards
$3,000 cash prize, wilderness camping trip, and ongoing access to Earth Island Institute resources for youth demonstrating outstanding leadership in projects with positive environmental and social impact

FHI 360 Internships
Projects in reproductive health and family planning, HIV/AIDS prevention and care, economic development, civil society, domestic and international education, and social and behavioral change

Listings and Databases

ORISE Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education Educational and Research Experiences
A database of fellowship, scholarship, research, and internship opportunities in science, engineering, health, environment, business, and more

Garden Club of America Scholarships and Fellowships
A listing of scholarships and fellowships in gardening and the environment

Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation 
A listing of Woodrow Wilson National Fellowships that support the development of future leaders in teaching, foreign affairs, conservation, women & gender, religion & ethics, and access & opportunity

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Upcoming Deadlines

Please note that Seattle University campus deadlines may be one to two months prior to the official scholarship deadline. Application processes generally begin six months in advance of official scholarship deadlines. Check with the Office of Fellowships to obtain campus-specific deadline information. 

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The Fulbright ETA Proposal Writing Workshop and Full Grant Proposal Writing Workshop are coming up soon!  

Please join us on May 2nd for the ETA Proposal Writing Workshop Pigott 107, 4:00-5:00pm and

May 3rd for the Full Grant Proposal Writing Workshop Pigott 106, 8:00am-2:00pm

For questions or to RSVP email Katie Dabbs at dabbsk@seattleu.edu 


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