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Scholarships for undergraduates

Harry S. Truman

One year funding for students pursuing graduate degrees in public service fields.  U.S. citizen college juniors with a record of community service and a commitment to a career in public service are eligible.  Public service includes government, uniformed services, public interest organizations, non-governmental research or educational organizations, public and private schools and other public service-oriented non-profit organizations.  Each scholar receives $30,000 towards graduate study.

Barry M. Goldwater

For student who demonstrate strong evidence of contributing to the technological advances of the United States.  Current junior or exceptional sophomore students who are U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, or resident aliens are eligible to apply.  Applicants should be committed to a PhD in the research fields of mathematics, sciences, or engineering.  Each scholar receives $7,500 per year for undergraduate expenses.

Boren Scholarship

Open to freshman through seniors for study in a non-western country.  U.S. citizens who study areas of the world critical to the future security of the United States (including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America & the Caribbean, and the Middle East) are encouraged to apply.  Each scholar receives up to $20,000 for an academic year abroad.

Scholarships for Women

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Scholarships for graduating seniors, graduate/professional students, & recent alumni

Gates Cambridge

One to four years of study leading to a degree at Cambridge University, England.  Seniors, graduate/professional students, and graduates are eligible to apply.  U.S. and non-U.S. citizens are eligible.  All applicants must apply directly to Cambridge and fill out a supplemental portion of the Cambridge application form to be considered for the fellowship.

George J. Mitchell

One year of graduate study in the Republic of Ireland.  Seniors, graduate/professional students, and graduates are eligible to apply.  Must be under the age of 30 and a U.S. citizen.

Rhodes

One to three years of study leading to a degree at Oxford University, England.  Seniors, graduate or professional students, and graduates are eligible to apply.  Must be under the age of 24 and a U.S. citizen or citizen of Australia, Bermuda, Canada, Commonwealth Caribbean, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Jamaica, Kenya, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, Zambia, or Zimbabwe.  Non-U.S. citizens are eligible to apply from their home country on the basis of degrees from U.S. universities. 

Fulbright

One year of study or research in any country where there is a Fulbright Commission.  Some shorter term and English teaching programs are available.  Seniors, graduate/professional students, and graduates are eligible to apply.  Must be a U.S. citizen.

Please click here for 10 alternatives to the Fulbright U.S. student grant.

Theodore Gordon Flyfishers Founders Fund Scholarship

Majors/Fields of study may include, but are not limited to:  Biology, Ecology, Law and Policy, Environmental Studies or Science, Conservation, Natural Resource Management, Hydrology, Zoology
Award: 
$3,500

The Theodore Gordon Flyfishers, Inc. Founders Fund Scholarship is offered annually, in the name of the TGF founders, to a single recipient who has demonstrated excellence and outstanding dedication in an area of study that falls within an environmental field of a school or department.  Eligible students must be enrolled in a full-time program during the award year (2015-2016) at a member institution of the Environmental Consortium.  Open to undergraduate students who will have Senior standing as of Fall 2015 and graduate students entering 1st or 2nd year as of Fall 2015.  Based on a 4.0 scale, the applicant shall demonstrate merit with a current 3.5 GPA in the environmental concentration courses and an overall minimum 3.0 GPA.

Inquiries:  Environmental Consortium Office, info@environmentalconsortium.org or 914-773-3091.

Pace Law Environmental Consortium Merit Scholarship

Award:  $3,000-$10,000 towards tuition

In support of the Consortium's mission, Pace Law School is offering a "Merit Scholarship" award to a Fall 2015 entering student who is either currently enrolled in or has earned his or her bachelors or masters degree from one of the Consortium's member institutions and has demonstrated an interest in environmental issues affecting the Hudson-Mohawk River watershed.  Scholarship benefits consist of a merit scholarship ranging from $3,000 to $10,000 towards law school tuition, depending upon the student's qualifications and Pace's financial resources.  The award is renewable each year based on continued academic excellence.  Interested students should attach a half to one page statement to the Law School application of how he or she has been involved in Hudson-Mohawk River watershed environmental issues during their undergraduate work or why they have a particular interested in the environmental issues affecting the region.  The scholarship recipient will be expected to complete at least one project related to a regional environmental issue(s) while at Pace Law School.

Inquiries:  Cathy Alexander, Assistant Dean of Admission, calexander@law.pace.edu or 914-422-4210 or Jason J. Czarnezki, Executive Director of Environmental Law Programs, jczarnezki@law.pace.edu or 914-422-4242