If you plan to study Earth sciences and natural resources in college, you may be eligible for additional scholarships! We've put together a list of scholarships open to Earth sciences and natural resources majors to help you afford college tuition.
List of scholarships for Earth sciences and natural resources majors
|USDA 1890 National Scholars Program||$ -||January 31, 2018|
|Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education Scholarship||$15,000||April 10, 2018|
|Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals||$ -||December 1, 2017|
|CPS Energy SAFE Program||$5,000||February 3, 2018|
|Cognizant Making the Future Scholarship Program||$5,000||March 31, 2018|
|Arizona Public Service Navajo Scholars Program for Tribal Colleges||$6,000||May 31, 2017|
|ACF Barnes W. Rose, Jr. and Eva Rose Nichol Scholarship Program||$700||March 16, 2018|
|Joseph James Morelli Scholarship||$1,000||March 17, 2018|
|Scarlett Family Foundation Scholarship||$60,000||December 15, 2017|
|UNCF Princeton Committee Scholarship||$ -||December 30, 2017|
USDA 1890 National Scholars Program
The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program is a partnership between the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities. The program awards scholarships to students attending one of 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities, pursuing a bachelor degree in agriculture, natural resources, food science, nutrition, or related academic disciplines, and willing to work full-time in the USDA upon graduation.
Eligibility:- Be a U.S. citizen- Be a graduating high school senior or expect to hold a high school diploma or G.E.D. certificate- Have a high school cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better - Be interested in attending one of the eighteen 1890 Land-Grant Universities- Intend to study agriculture, food, natural resource sciences, or other related academic disciplines- Demonstrate leadership and community serviceFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education Scholarship
The Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education was created under the Will of Evalee C. Schwarz to provide interest-free loans to undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate exceptional academic performance and significant financial need.
Eligibility:- Be a U.S. citizen at the time of application- Qualify for financial need in the form of government grants. Applicants must have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $5,815 or less as it appears on their FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR)- Be enrolled in a school in the state in which the student resides *possible exceptions apply- Standardized test scores must be in the top 15% of nation-wide- Must not be seeking a law degree For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals
CBYX for Young Professionals is a yearlong fellowship, funded by the German Bundestag and U.S. Congress through the U.S. Department of State. The program annually gives 75 American young professionals the opportunity to study, work, and live with a host in Germany. The CBYX program consists of three phases: two months of German language school; four months of classes in your career field at a university, technical school, or professional school; and a five-month internship in your career field. Participants are placed throughout Germany. CBYX is primarily designed for participants in business, engineering, technical, vocational, and agricultural fields, though applicants in all fields are encouraged to apply.
Eligibility:-Have U.S. citizenship or permanent residence-Be between 18 and 24 years of age at the start of the program-Possess a high school diploma-Exhibit clear career goals and some relevant experience in their career field (experience can be work, internship, or volunteer)-Have a strong interest in German and international affairs, as well as a strong sense of American identity: be flexible, independent, and diplomaticFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
CPS Energy SAFE Program
CPS Energy awards six high school juniors who are interested in pursuing a college degree in fields related to the energy industry. Students must be at least 16 years of age on June 1 and a junior in high school. A minimum 3.0 GPA and rank in the top 20% of their class is required as well as having an above-average attendance record. Students should be able to demonstrate an interest in seeking a degree applicable to the utility industry and participate in full-time summer employment with CPS Energy after junior and senior years in high school for 10 weeks each summer, as well as attend all activities sponsored by CPS Energy during summer employment. Applicants must reside in a CPS Energy service area.
For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Cognizant Making the Future Scholarship Program
The Cognizant Making the Future scholarship program recognizes today's inspiration as tomorrow's innovation. Cognizant is committed to preparing the next generation with the skills they will need to be active participants in an environment that will become increasingly dominated by technology. Making The Future is a design-based scholarship, and candidates will be required to submit video documentation of a hands-on project that illustrates both creativity and innovation.
Students may submit a project for consideration if they are: citizens or legal permanent residents of the United States; pursuing a career in a STEM field; eligible to enroll or currently enrolled at a vocational-technical school or a two- or four-year accredited college or university, with a full course of undergraduate study; and in good academic standing with a minimum of a 2.5 GPA. Eligibility: -Currently enrolled as a sophomore or junior at an accredited four-year college-Enrolled as a STEM or business major with a focus on pursuing a career in IT and related business services-Able to demonstrated commitment to the value of diversity-A citizen or legal permanent resident of the United StatesFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Arizona Public Service Navajo Scholars Program for Tribal Colleges
Native American/Alaska Native undergraduate students attending tribal colleges and universities are eligible to apply for both the American Indian College Fund Full Circle Scholarship Program and the American Indian College Fund TCU Scholarship Program.
Minimum general eligibility requirements for both scholarships include:-U.S. citizenship-Enrollment in an accredited tribal college or university-Registered as a member of a federal or state recognized tribe, or a descendant of at least one grandparent or parent who is an enrolled tribal member (Alaska Natives may also use Native Corporation membership) -Submission of a completed on-line applicationExtra Eligibility for the Arizona Public Service Navajo Scholars Program:-Be a Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior in college-Minimum 2.8 GPA-Students at DinÃ© College, Navajo Technical College or Southwest Indian Polytechnic Institute-Majoring in science, engineering, technology or math (or a related field)-Navajo Nation tribal member and membership in any Shiprock Agency Chapter-Interest in interning or working for Arizona Public ServiceFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
ACF Barnes W. Rose, Jr. and Eva Rose Nichol Scholarship Program
The Barnes W. Rose, Jr. and Eva Rose Nickol Scholarship Fund was established in 2003 in memory of Mr. Rose and in honor of Eva. Barnes was a 1951 graduate of Albuquerque High School and a 1957 graduate of West Point. Eva is a longtime New Mexico resident. The fund will award a scholarship to an Albuquerque High School graduate pursuing a bachelor's degree in one of the STEM majors: Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM). A priority will be given to those pursuing engineering-related careers.
Eligibility:-Must have a minimum 3.6 GPA-Demonstrate financial need-Attend a college or university in pursuit of a degree in one of the STEM majors-Personal essay should describe career goals related to the STEM majors, and demonstrate a passion for his/her chosen career-Minimum of one reference from an AHS math/science teacherFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Joseph James Morelli Scholarship
The Joseph James Morelli Scholarship Fund was established to honor the life of Joseph James Morelli and the success he achieved in overcoming the challenges of dyslexia. The scholarship supports high school and college students with learning challenges who wish to pursue a career in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
Eligibility:-Must be a high school or college student-Pursuing a career in STEM: science, technology, engineering or math-Evidence of Learning Challenged, e.g., IEP, 504, or a letter from a teacherPlease submit answers to the following questions in no more than 1,000 words total:1. Describe the challenges you have tackled in pursuing your education2. Explain why you deserve this scholarship3. How will you use this opportunity to better your future?4. Why are you interested in pursuing a career in a STEM-related field?For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Scarlett Family Foundation Scholarship
Scarlett Family Foundation Scholarships are open to high school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who will graduate or have graduated from high school in one of the following Middle Tennessee counties: Bedford, Cannon, Cheatham, Clay, Coffee, Cumberland, Davidson, Dekalb, Dickson, Fentress, Franklin, Giles, Hickman, Houston, Humphreys, Jackson, Lawrence, Lewis, Lincoln, Macon, Marshall, Maury, Montgomery, Moore, Overton, Perry, Pickett, Putnam, Robertson, Rutherford, Smith, Stewart, Sumner, Trousdale, Van Buren, Warren, Wayne, White, Williamson and Wilson.
Scarlett Family Foundation scholarships are open to middle Tennessee high school seniors, who will graduate or obtain a GED prior to June 1st and to college freshman, sophomores and juniors. Eligibility:-Must demonstrate financial need-Must be planning to pursue a business degree at a four-year, not-for-profit college-Have a minimum GPA of 2.5-Pursuing a business or STEM approved degree at a 4 year, non-profit college or university -Planning to enroll full-time in the fallFor more information and to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
UNCF Princeton Committee Scholarship
The Princeton Committee of the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) is committed to the goal of enhancing the quality of education by raising scholarship funds for students choosing to attend Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Scholarship recipients must be permanent residents of the State of New Jersey from Mercer, Middlesex, or Somerset Counties. Applicants must be college freshmen, college sophomores, college juniors or college seniors and have a minimum 2.5 GPA.
There are no major restrictions to be eligible for this opportunity, however, applicants planning to major in one of the STEM-related fields are highly encouraged to apply.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
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