Scholarships

Departmental Scholarships

  • Environmental Studies Scholarship
  • Environmental Studies Alumni Scholarship
  • Richard P. Maas Memorial Scholarship
  • Friends of the Earth Garden Club Scholarship
  • Southern Appalachian Mountains Initiative (SAMI) Scholarship
  • North Carolina Department of Transportation Scholarship
  • Elisha Mitchell Chapter of the National Audubon Society Scholarship
  • Peg and Bill Steiner Environmental Studies Award

How to Apply

Eligibility Criteria

Criteria for Environmental Studies Department Scholarships:

  • 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 conduct an internship or research project related to air quality.

  • The Peg and Bill Steiner Environmental Studies Scholarship has these additional requirements:
    --must have demonstrated financial need.
    --must conduct a field-based research project.

2018-2019 Scholarship Recipients

Mary Allen, North Carolina Department of Transportation Scholarship
Lyric Antio, Environmental Studies Scholarship
Seeta Arundhati, Friends of the Earth Garden Club Scholarship
Kristin Black, Peg and Bill Steiner Environmental Studies Award
Zane Mae Carroll, Environmental Studies Alumni Scholarship
Madison S. Carson, Elisha Mitchell Chapter of the National Audubon Society Scholarship
Anna Digman, North Carolina Department of Transportation Scholarship
Samantha Hazlett, Environmental Studies Scholarship
Kaila Hubbs, North Carolina Department of Transportation Scholarship
Megan Lapkoff, Friends of the Earth Garden Club Scholarship
Metis Meloche, Friends of the Earth Garden Club Scholarship
Alyssa Melton, Environmental Studies Scholarship
Karl Mueller, Southern Appalachian Mountains Initiative [SAMI] Scholarship
Miranda Murray, Southern Appalachian Mountains Initiative [SAMI] Scholarship
Julia Neumark, Environmental Studies Scholarship
Hannah Nolen, Southern Appalachian Mountains Initiative [SAMI] Scholarship
Madeline Pendleton, Richard P. Maas Memorial Scholarship
Anna Slayton, Richard P. Maas Memorial Scholarship
Whisper Smith, Southern Appalachian Mountains Initiative [SAMI] Scholarship
Jacob Taylor, Friends of the Earth Garden Club Scholarship
Jenna Ventrella, North Carolina Department of Transportation Scholarship

Additional Recipients:
Kent Elsbree, MRL-SME Scholarship: Mineral Processing Option
Katherine Houston, MRL-SME Scholarship: Mineral Processing Option