The purpose of this award is to encourage studies and careers in the environmental field, with the opportunity to gain knowledge and experience beyond the regular course of study. These awards offer students who have demonstrated a keen interest in the betterment of the environment an opportunity for further study at a site chosen by the student. Some of the summer programs students have completed recently include the study of hazardous waste, marine science, energy, plant resources in the tropics, barrier island ecology, and oil spill cleanup and control. Open to college students following their freshman, sophomore, or junior year. Eligibility is open to U.S. Citizens and permanent residents who are enrolled in a U.S.- based institution.
Application Deadline: February 5, 2021.