Center for Scholarly Engagement

Environmental Studies/Science

**Requires University nomination

Gates-Cambridge Scholarship ~ Show Information

  • Awarded to outstanding applicants from countries outside the United Kingdom to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge
  • The program aims to build a global network of future leaders committed to improving the lives of others
  • Application deadline: mid-October
  • Available to: Non-UK citizens seeking a degree at Cambridge
  • www.gatescambridge.org 

Marshall Scholarship** ~ Show Information

  • Finances young Americans of high ability to study for a degree at any university in the United Kingdom for one or two years
  • Up to forty Scholars are selected each year to study at graduate level at an UK institution in any field of study.
  • Minimum 3.7 GPA
  • Institutional deadline: September
  • Application deadline: early October
  • Available to: US citizens who are completing a BA (or have completed a BA within the last 3 years)
  • www.marshallscholarship.org

George J Mitchell Scholarship** ~ Show Information

  • Provides scholars with tuition, housing, and other expenses for 1 year at any university in the Republic of Ireland or Northern Ireland (usually in a master's degree program, any field)
  • Intended to link future U.S. leaders with the island of Ireland
  • Institutional deadline: mid-September
  • Application deadline: early October
  • Available to: US citizens between the ages of 18 and 30 who hold a BA (or will hold a BA before the start of the scholarship)
  • www.us-irelandalliance.org

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship ~ Show Information

  • Provides 3-year scholarships for students pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees at accredited US institutions in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics
  • Welcomes applications from all qualified students and strongly encourages under-represented populations, including women, under-represented racial and ethnic minorities, and persons with disabilities to apply
  • Undergraduate students who are pursuing admission to a graduate program may apply
  • Application deadline: early November
  • Available to: US citizens, permanent residents, and US nationals who have recently obtained a BA (or are graduating) and who plan to start a graduate program
  • http://www.nsfgrfp.org/

New York City Urban Fellows Program ~ Show Information

  • Offers 25 Fellows the opportunity to work in mayoral offices and city agencies to explore current urban issues affecting public policy for nine months
  • Fellows earn $30,000 and receive health insurance 
  • Applicants must be recent graduates (2012 or later for the 2014 application)
  • Application deadline: early January 
  • Available to:  those eligible to work in the U.S. for the duration of the fellowship 
  • http://www.nyc.gov/html/dcas/html/work/urbanfellows.shtml

Phi Kappa Phi ~ Show Information

  • Each year Phi Kappa Phi awards 51 Fellowships of $5,000 and six valued at $15,000 each to members entering their first year of graduate or professional study
  • Each chapter may select one candidate from among its local applicants to compete for Society-wide awards
  • Open to students registering in all professional and graduate fields
  • Institutional deadline: varies
  • Application Deadline: early April
  • Available to: Active Phi Kappa Phi members entering their first year of graduate or professional study
  • http://www.phikappaphi.org/Web/Awards/Fellowship.html

Rhodes Scholarship** ~ Show Information

  • Provides full financial support for Rhodes Scholars to pursue a degree or degrees at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom (2 years)
  • Scholars are chosen not only for their outstanding scholarly achievements, but for their character, commitment to others and to the common good, and for their potential for leadership in whatever domains their careers may lead
  • All majors welcome
  • Institutional deadline: early September
  • Application deadline: early October
  • Available to: US citizens between the ages of 18 and 24 who will hold a BA before the beginning of the scholarship
  • www.rhodesscholar.org

Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans ~ Show Information

  • Provides opportunities for continuing generations of able and accomplished New Americans to achieve leadership in their chosen fields
  • Established in recognition of the contributions New Americans have made to American life and in gratitude for the opportunities the United States has afforded the donors and their family.
  • Selected Fellows receive tuition and living expenses that can total up to $90,000 over 2 years
  • Students may study for any degree at any US university
  • Application deadline: November
  • Available to: New Americans (defined as US permanent residents or naturalized citizens if born abroad or the children of naturalized parents) under the age of 31 who are/will be pursuing a graduate degree
  • www.pdsoros.org

Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program ~ Show Information

  • All fellows at the Smithsonian work with a Smithsonian advisor to conduct independent study or research relating to Smithsonian collections, facilities, or staff expertise.
  • Applicants must propose research that is conducted at the Smithsonian in an area of research outlined in the publication, Smithsonian Opportunities for Research and Study (SORS)
  • Fellowships are available for the following fields: Animal behavior, ecology, and environmental science; Anthropology and archaeology; Astrophysics and astronomy; Earth sciences and paleobiology; Evolutionary and systematic biology; History of science and technology; History of art, especially American, contemporary, African, and Asian art, twentieth-century American crafts, and decorative arts; Social and cultural history of the United States Folklife.
  • Application deadline: mid-January
  • Available to: graduate students, postgraduates, and predoctoral students, as well as conservators, postdoctoral and senior investigators
  • http://www.smithsonianofi.com/fellowship-opportunities/smithsonian-institution-fellowship-program/

Udall Scholarship** ~ Show Information

  • Awards up to $5,000 for tuition, room and board, or other educational expenses
  • Sophomores or juniors who are pursuing careers related to the environment, or to native American and Alaska native students who intend to pursue careers in health care and tribal public policy.
  • Institutional deadline: late January
  • Application deadline: early March
  • Available to: US citizens, permanent residents, or US nationals who are enrolled as full-time sophomores or juniors
  • www.udall.gov