Fellowship Opportunities

Fellowships and Scholarships in Environmental Engineering and Related Fields


Sponsor: Environmental Protection Agency

Program: Science to Achieve Results (STAR)
Target group: Graduate study in environmental fields
Stipend/award: Up to $42,000 per year, for 2 years for M.S., 3 years for Ph.D.
Deadline: October (annually)
Web site: Environmental Protection Agency Fellowships

Sponsor: National Science Foundation

Program: Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)
Target group: M.S. and Ph.D. in science and technology fields
Stipend/award: $30,000 per year, plus tuition, for 3 years
Deadline: November (annually)
Web site: Graduate Research Fellowship Program

Sponsor: Environmental Engineers of the Future

Program: E2F
Target group: Master’s students, environmental engineering
Stipend/award: Up to $10,000
Deadline: December 1 (annually)
Web site: E2F Program

Sponsor: American Water Works Association (AWWA)

Program: Various scholarships (Abel Wolman, LARS, Camp, Cornell, American Water, Black and Veatch, Malcolm Pirnie, MWH, Roberts)
Target group: M.S. and Ph.D. students in water supply and treatment
Stipend/award: $5,000 to 20,000, some are renewable
Deadline: January 15 (annually)
Website: American Water Works Association Scholarships

Sponsor: Water Environment Federation (WEF)

Program: Canham Graduate Scholarship
Target group: Graduate work in an environmental field
Stipend/award: $25,000
Deadline: March 1 (annually)
Website: Canham Graduate Scholarship

Sponsor: National Water Research Institute (NWRI)

Program: Various fellowships
Target group: Graduate students
Stipend/award: Up to $10,000 per year, some are renewable
Deadline: April 1 (annually)
Website: National Water Research Institute Fellowships

Sponsor: Environmental Research and Education Foundation (EREF)

Program: Various scholarships
Target group: M.S. or Ph.D. in environmental research
Stipend/award: $12,000/yr for Ph.Ds, $5,000/yr for MS, renewable
Deadline: April 30 (annually)
Web site: Environmental Research and Education Foundation Scholarships

Sponsor: International Desalination Association (IDA)

Program: Channabasappa Memorial Scholarship
Target group: Graduate study in desalination or water technologies
Stipend/award: $10,000
Deadline: June 1 (annually)
Website: Channabasappa Memorial Scholarship

Sponsor: Air and Waste Management Association (AWMA)

Program: Graduate fellowships
Target group: Research in air quality, waste management, or environmental management
Stipend/award: Varies
Deadline: January 1 (annually)
Website: Air and Waste Management Association Scholarships

Sponsor: Brown and Caldwell

Program: Wesley Eckenfelder Scholarship Minority Scholarship
Target group: Junior in civil, chemical, or environmental engineering
Stipend/award: Varies
Deadline: Varies
Website: Wesley Eckenfelder Scholarship Minority Scholarship

Sponsor: American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

Program: Several
Website: ASCE Scholarships

Sponsor:  Texas Desalination Association

Program:  The Ed Archuleta Desalter Scholarship Fund
Target Group:  Full-time;, undegraduates must have completed 60 credits; any student working on an advanced degree
Stipend/award:  $1,500 scholarship award
Deadline:  August 18, 2017
Web site: The Ed Archuleta Desalter Scholarship Fund