Scholarships

The Environmental Studies Department offers the following scholarships:

  • Blue Ridge Audubon Society Scholarship
  • Environmental Studies Alumni Scholarship
  • Environmental Studies Department Scholarship
  • Environmental Studies Hellbender Scholarship
  • French Broad River Garden Club Foundation Scholarship
  • Friends of the Earth Garden Club Scholarship
  • Weaverville Garden Club Scholarship
  • Blue Ridge Garden Club Scholarship
  • North Carolina Department of Transportation Scholarship
  • Peg and Bill Steiner Environmental Studies Award
  • Richard P. Maas Memorial Scholarship
  • Southern Appalachian Mountains Initiative [SAMI] Scholarship
  • Gene and Darlene McCorkle Scholarship
  • Gretel and Hans Timan Scholarship
  • Rebecca Reinhardt Memorial Scholarship

How to Apply

Complete the ENVR Scholarship Application 2022  2022 Scholarship Application

Eligibility Criteria

  • Must be a declared Environmental Studies major at the time of application.
  • Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • Financial need will be considered, but is not a requirement for all scholarships.
  • The Southern Appalachian Mountains Initiative [SAMI] Scholarships have these additional requirements:
    • must be a permanent resident of NC, SC, AL, GA, KY, TN, WV, or VA.
    • an interest in air quality is a plus.
  • The Peg and Bill Steiner Environmental Studies Award has these additional requirements:
    • must have demonstrated financial need.
    • must conduct a field-based research project.

2022-2023 Recipients

  • Sam Beichler – Richard P. Maas Memorial Scholarship and North Carolina Department of Transportation Scholarship
  • Ava Bjorkman-Tracy – Southern Appalachian Mountains Initiative [SAMI] Scholarship
  • Robert Campbell – Friends of the Earth Garden Club Scholarship and North Carolina Department of Transportation Scholarship
  • Vesper Fraunfelter – Environmental Studies Alumni Scholarship and Environmental Studies Department Scholarship
  • Thomas Germann – Friends of the Earth Garden Club Scholarship and Southern Appalachian Mountains Initiative [SAMI] Scholarship
  • Phoebe Gittis – Friends of the Earth Garden Club Scholarship
  • Leah Given – Friends of the Earth Garden Club Scholarship
  • Aaron Goldfarb – Southern Appalachian Mountains Initiative [SAMI] Scholarship
  • Evan Hausler – Southern Appalachian Mountains Initiative [SAMI] Scholarship
  • Josephine Mallow – Southern Appalachian Mountains Initiative [SAMI] Scholarship
  • Kate Juliette Malowany – Environmental Studies Department Scholarship
  • Audrey McHenry – Darlene and Gene McCorkle Scholarship and North Carolina Department of Transportation Scholarship
  • August Scala – Southern Appalachian Mountain Initiative [SAMI] Scholarship and Blue Ridge Audubon Scholarship
  • Abigail Sgan – Southern Appalachian Mountains Initiative [SAMI] Scholarship
  • Danny Tipps – Gretel and Hans Timan Scholarship and Environmental Studies Hellbender Scholarship
  • Riney Woodbridge – Bill and Peggy Steiner Environmental Studies Award

Additional Award Recipients:

Gillian Gavenus – Spring 2022 Gretel and Hans Timan Scholarship