Quarterly Award Opportunities in ENVS

The Environmental Studies Department is proud to offer Awards and Scholarships throughout the academic year.  Please check our Quarterly Awards Announcements on our website: http://envs.ucsc.edu/awards/index.html

Undergraduate Students:

CONCUR Inc. Scholarship: Local business CONCUR, Inc. was founded in 1987 by environmental studies alumni John K. Gamman and Scott T. McCreary.  This award of up to $500 is given to students who have demonstrated an interest or are pursuing studies in environmental dispute resolution.  It is for students majoring in Environmental Studies, and the award shall be based on academic merit as indicated by performance in classes and internships.

The David Gaines Award in Environmental Studies: David was a UCSC graduate who started the Mono Lake Committee in 1978.  Two awards of up to $500 will be given in his memory to a registered UCSC undergraduate or graduate student for a field project, which will make a significant contribution to the solution of an environmental problem.

The James Stuart Chanley Scholarship in Environmental Studies: In memory of James Chanley, a scholarship of up to $1,000 will be given to an Environmental Studies major with financial need whose scholastic record demonstrates initiative and commitment to the natural environment or the improvement of environmental quality.

The Richard A. Cooley Award in Environmental Studies: An award of up to $2000 will be 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 Environmental Studies program at UCSC.

The Terence Freitas Award in Environmental Studies: Presented to an ENVS undergraduate major, the award of $500 will be given to a student with financial need and scholastic merit, who can best demonstrate their interest and commitment to the livelihood and culture of indigenous peoples in developing countries, or to conservation efforts or the preservation of rainforests.

 

Awards offered to Environmental Graduate Students:

Hammett Award:The Environmental Studies Department at UCSC is pleased to offer the Hammett Awards to fund graduate research projects that focus on climate change or climate change and water issues.  These funds are made possible by a generous donation from Benjamin and Ruth Hammett.  Awards are available to graduate students in any department at UCSC.  Appropriate requests include funds for travel, equipment, supplies, and/or stipends as these costs relate to research projects.  Funds are not available for fees and tuition.  Grants will be given to a maximum of $9400.

The David Gaines Award in Environmental Studies: David was a UCSC graduate who started the Mono Lake Committee in 1978.  Two awards of up to $500 each will be given in his memory to a registered UCSC undergraduate or graduate student for a field project, which will make a significant contribution to the solution of an environmental problem.

 

 

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