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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)
Website: 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)
Website: 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)
Website: 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)
Website: 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: Various scholarships (Eckenfelder, Minority, GLBTQ, Women in Leadership, Navajo)
Target group: Junior, Senior, or Graduate Student interested in the environmental profession
Stipend/award: Varies
Deadline: Varies
Website: Brown and Caldwell Scholarships

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, undergraduates must have completed 60 credits; any student working on an advanced degree
Stipend/award: $1,500 scholarship award
Website: The Ed Archuleta Desalter Scholarship Fund

Sponsor: Environmental Engineering & Science Foundation's Scholarship Program

Program: Annual Scholarships
Target Group: Undergraduate Environmental Engineering and Environmental Science majors, Master's level Environmental Engineering and Environmental Science majors (the two undergraduate scholarships will target students transferring from community colleges)
Stipend/Award: four $2,500 scholarships
Website: ESSF Foundation

Sponsor: Produced Water Society Scholarship

Program: The Colin Tyrie Scholarship Program
Target Group: Graduate or undergraduate students studying the treatment, management, or characteristics of produced water
Stipend/Award: $5,000
Website: Produced Water Society