Going Green: Scholarships for the Environmentally Friendly

Scholarships include Sustainable Solutions Scholarships, American Society for Enology and Viticulture Scholarship Program, Udall Environment Undergraduate Scholarship, The Blades of Green Scholarship Fund, and E-waste Scholarship.
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Do you love Earth Day? Do you focus your volunteer efforts on cleaning up trash and promoting recycling? Are you a member of your school's environmental club? If so, these college scholarships are just for you. We compiled a list of opportunities specifically for students who love taking care of the planet and encouraging green living. Share your passion for the earth and get rewarded for your efforts by submitting applications for the scholarships below.

Sustainable Solutions Scholarships

How to Apply: Write an essay of 650 words or less on how engineering can help meet one of 17 sustainable development goals. Include at least one example of a solution that demonstrates how engineering design can be used to solve current problems without risking the future.
Eligibility: Open to students in grades 3 through 12.
Amount: $500
Deadline: February 1, 2022

American Society for Enology and Viticulture Scholarship Program

How to Apply: Submit the application and complete a written statement of intent as it relates to a future career in the wine or grape industry elaborating on how you became interested in and what efforts you have made to become familiar with the industry
Eligibility: Open to students pursuing a degree in enology, viticulture, or in a curriculum emphasizing a science basic to the wine and grape industry. Students must be at least a junior at an accredited four-year college with a minimum 3.6 GPA
Amount: $12,500
Deadline: March 1, 2022

Udall Environment Undergraduate Scholarship

How to Apply: Students must complete the online application and write an essay on a speech, legislative act, book, or public policy statement by either Morris K. Udall or Stewart L. Udall and its impact on your interests and goals. Students must contact their Udall faculty representative in order to submit the application. A list of representatives by school is available on the website.
Eligibility: Students must be a college sophomore or junior interested in conservation, environmental stewardship, or environmental policy and working towards a career that will enable you to address environmental issues on a local, national, or global scale
Amount: Multiple awards of up to $7,000 each
Deadline: March 2, 2022

The Blades of Green Scholarship Fund

How to Apply: Submit the official application form as well as a letter of intent describing your passion for environmental studies (or a related field) and your plans for after graduation
Eligibility: Open to undergraduate and graduate students majoring in environmental studies or a related field
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: March 31, 2022

E-waste Scholarship

How to Apply: Open to high school and college students who are U.S. citizens
Eligibility: Students must complete the application and write a short essay about e-waste. The top 10 applications will be selected as finalists, and finalists will be asked to write a 500- to 1,000-word essay about e-waste
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 30, 2022

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