Environmental Consortium Scholarships
The semester break is a great time for students to apply for scholarships! Please help us publicize these opportunities available exclusively to students at member institutions of the Environmental Consortium. To qualify, students must hail from one of the institutional members of the Environmental Consortium and meet the scholarship criteria.
A message for forwarding to students is below, and full details and flyers for each scholarship are online at: http://environmentalconsortium.org/resources/scholarships/scholarships.html.
Consider applying for a scholarship during the semester break! If you are a student enrolled in one of the institutional members of the Environmental Consortium of Colleges & Universities, you may be eligible for the following scholarships:
The Theodore Gordon Flyfishers, Inc. Founders Fund Scholarship
Application Deadline: April 1, 2014
Award Amount: $3,500
The Theodore Gordon Flyfishers, Inc. and the Environmental Consortium of Colleges & Universities are pleased to announce the 2014 Theodore Gordon Flyfishers, Inc. Founders Fund Scholarship. This merit scholarship is offered annually, in the name of the TGF founders, to a single recipient who has demonstrated excellence and outstanding dedication in an area of study that falls within an environmental field of a school or department.
This scholarship is available to:
- Undergraduate students who will have Senior standing as of Fall 2014, who will be enrolled, and who will continue to be enrolled during the award year (2014-2015 academic year), in a full-time four-year undergraduate degree at a member institution of the Environmental Consortium. [Students apply for the scholarship in their Junior year.]
- Graduate students entering 1st or 2nd year as of Fall 2014, who will be enrolled, and who will continue to be enrolled during the award year (2014-2015 academic year), in a full-time graduate degree program at a member institution of the Environmental Consortium.
The eligible applicant’s major shall be in an area of environmental studies such as, but not limited to, ecology, hydrology, conservation biology, natural resource management, zoology, or environmental law and policy. Based on a 4.0 scale, the applicant shall demonstrate merit with a current 3.5 GPA in the environmental concentration courses and an overall minimum 3.0 GPA.
Details and Application: http://www.environmentalconsortium.org/resources/scholarships/tgf.html Inquiries: Environmental Consortium Office, firstname.lastname@example.org or 914-773-3091.
Pace Law School Environmental Consortium Merit Scholarship
Award Amount: $3,000 – $10,000
In support of the Environmental Consortium of Colleges & Universities’ mission, Pace Law School is offering a Merit Scholarship award to a Fall 2014 entering student who is either currently enrolled in or has earned his or her bachelors or masters degree from one of the Environmental Consortium’s member institutions and has demonstrated an interest in environmental issues affecting the Hudson-Mohawk River watershed region.
Scholarship benefits consist of a merit scholarship ranging from $3,000 to $10,000 towards law school tuition, depending upon the student’s qualifications and Pace’s financial resources. The award is renewable each year based on continued academic excellence. The scholarship recipient will be expected to complete at least one project related to a regional environmental issue(s) while at Pace Law School. Selection is based on the student’s application and academic record.
Interested students should attach a half to one page statement to the Law School application of how he or she has been involved in Hudson-Mohawk River watershed environmental issues during their undergraduate work or why they have a particular interest in the environmental issues affecting the region.
Inquiries: Cathy Alexander, Assistant Dean of Admissions, email@example.com or 914-422-4210 Professor Lin Harmon, Assistant Dean and Director of Environmental Law Programs, firstname.lastname@example.org or 914-422-4207
The mission of the Environmental Consortium of Colleges & Universities is harness higher education’s intellectual and physical resources to advance regional, ecosystem-based environmental research, teaching, and learning with a special emphasis on the greater Hudson-Mohawk River watershed.
The Environmental Consortium was established in 2004 to advance our understanding of the cultural, social, political, economic and natural factors affecting the region. By promoting collaboration among its members, the Consortium works to provide ecosystem-based curricular and co-curricular programming aimed at improving the health of the regional ecosystem.
Spearheaded and hosted by Pace University, the Consortium’s headquarters is situated within the Pace Academy for Applied Environmental Studies in Pleasantville, New York.