Scholarships

The Environmental Studies Department offers the following scholarships:

  • Elisha Mitchell Chapter of the National Audubon Society Scholarship
  • Environmental Studies Alumni Scholarship
  • Environmental Studies Department 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

How to Apply

Complete the ENVR Scholarship Application 2021  2021 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.
    • must enroll in ENVR 490 [Internship] or 499 [Undergraduate Research] during the 2020/2021 academic year.
    • 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.

2021-2022 Recipients

  • Alana Booth – Southern Appalachian Mountains Initiative [SAMI] Scholarship
  • Brandon Schulte – Richard P. Maas Memorial Scholarship
  • Danny Tipps – Environmental Studies Department Scholarship
  • Brenna Johnson – Gene and Darlene McCorkle Scholarship
  • Brenna Johnson – Environmental Studies Alumni Scholarship
  • Benjamin Lynch – Peg and Bill Steiner Environmental Studies Award
  • Jeremy Jurgevich – Southern Appalachian Mountains Initiative [SAMI] Scholarship
  • Josephine Mallow – Environmental Studies Alumni Scholarship
  • Josephine Mallow – Blue Ridge Garden Club Scholarship
  • Kiera Curtiss – Weaverville Garden Club Scholarship
  • Leah Reese – Environmental Studies Department Scholarship
  • Linnea Van Manen – Environmental Studies Department Scholarship
  • Megan Palmer – Richard P. Maas Memorial Scholarship
  • Pierce Lynch – Southern Appalachian Mountains Initiative [SAMI] Scholarship
  • Sarah Branagan – Environmental Studies Alumni Scholarship
  • Mitchell A. Fruecht – Environmental Studies Department Scholarship
  • Sarah McMullen – Friends of the Earth Garden Club Scholarship
  • Talia Olbrich – Environmental Studies Department Scholarship
  • Thomas Woodall Posada – Friends of the Earth Garden Club Scholarship

Additional Award Recipient:

Sarah Branagan – Spring 2021 Gene and Darlene McCorkle Scholarship