Spring – a time of rebirth, rejuvenation, renewal, and regrowth – and of course, new and fresh scholarships. In lieu of the more temperate weather, blooming flowers and wildlife, we’ve compiled for you a list of spring-friendly scholarships, particularly ones for environmental studies, botany, horticulture, floricultural, and ecology. If you’re a lover of all things new and nature, check out these scholarships. And don’t forget to create a FREE profile to match to all the other many scholarships for which you may qualify!
What better scholarship for spring than one with this title? Only the brightest, most well-trained and qualified are considered for this scholarship worth $3,000. Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to apply, as long as they are studying landscape design, horticulture or a related discipline at a two or four-year institution. Students in vocational agriculture programs will also be considered
Students must demonstrate an overall 2.25 GPA and a 2.7 GPA in their major. Those interested in woody plant production, wood plant propagation, woody plant breeding, and/or horticultural sales and marketing are also able to apply.
April showers bring May flowers and in this case, orchids. Qualifying undergraduate and/or graduate students are eligible to apply if they are pursuing a program in botany, horticulture, environmental science, conservation, or related field, with a focus on orchids. Up to three $500 scholarships will be awarded to the winners.
Graduate students who have strong academic qualifications and how are focused on making a significant positive difference in the long-term protection of wilderness are eligible for this scholarship. Students who are studying in areas such as natural resources management, or policy programs are strongly encouraged.
Research topics include: restoration of the health and function of wilderness, management impacts on wildland, valuing wildlands ecosystems, connecting people to wildlands, and impacts of climate change. Additional funding – in addition to the $10,000 – will be provided to pay travel expenses for the recipient to work with staff members of The Wilderness Society on this project. The Society wishes to encourage the publication of this work in an academic journal or other appropriate medium.
One of the benefits of an environmentally friendly scholarship, coupled with environmental studies, is that it looks really good on your resume, especially to recruiters at eco-friendly companies like Melaleuca, Seventh Generation, or Method.