Environmental Studies Awards

The environmental studies department at UCSC is proud to offer undergraduates and graduates the opportunity to earn awards and scholarships for their achievements. Each year several awards become available, from fall through spring quarter, and are open to all undergraduate students or environmental studies majors. Specific announcements regarding award opportunities will be made throughout the year via email announcements, postings in the department, and on the Quarterly Award Opportunities page.

The Environmental Studies Department is proud to offer the following awards to registered students this quarter:

The Earthbound Farm Environmental Stewardship Award:  An award of $2,000 to ENVS graduate majors who are pursuing stidies in Sustainable Agriculture and Agroecology.  This award is given based on academic merit, as well as evidence of active engagement and commitment to protecting and conserving the environment, through organic and sustainable agriculture.  Students who apply must enroll in the 2014 fall quarter. 

The Richard A. Cooley Award in Environmental Studies:  This award, of up to $1,000, is given to one or more continuing UCSC students for a field project that results in a tangible, positive action for the betterment of the natural environment or improvement in environmental quality.  This award is given in honor of Richard Cooley, founder of the UCSC Environmental Studies Program. 

The Surfrider-Skye Ksander Award in Environmental Studies An award of up to $500 will be given to an undergraduate based on scholastic ability, financial need and demonstrated interest, throught work and study, towards protecting and enhancing our coastal and ocean environment.  Preference is given to Environmental Studies majors.

Deadline for all Spring 2014 award submissions is 4 p.m. May 21, 2014.  Email submissions to envs1@ucsc.edu (include your last name and the award name when naming your file attachements, for example, jimenez_earthbound_application.pdf etc.).

Further information about the scholarships and awards offered through the Environmental Studies Department email astouras@ucsc.edu

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