Since this is 2020, more and more people are starting to realize the importance of green jobs. From preserving nature to saving the planet, green careers are on the up and up. It's the "cool" thing to do in this day and age.
With so many more careers dedicated to reducing pollution, focusing on recycling and conserving energy, we figured more people would be dedicated to focusing their education on finding a green career.
So we found these 45 scholarships, which are dedicated to helping fund your green education.
The Allegheny Mountain Section of the Air & Waste Management Association provides an annual scholarship for undergraduate students pursuing an environmental career.
The Apprentice Ecologist Initiative™ is specifically for applicants who demonstrate leadership qualities, take initiative, and show environmental stewardship in the essay they submit.
These scholarships are awarded to students in a water-resources related field of study. The award is given to students based on their achievements in school and dedication to their chosen field.
This scholarship is designed for high school seniors who are choosing to further their studies in an environmentally-related field.
The Bradford-Sullivan Forest Landowners’ Association provides a scholarship opportunity for students who are entering into or already are in a forestry, agricultural, natural resource management, environmental education or related field of study.
The Colorado Garden Show Scholarships are reserved for students who are planning to major in horticulture, floriculture, landscape design, botany, biology, forestry, agronomy, conservation, plant pathology, environmental concerns, city planning and/or other related subjects.
This annual fellowship is awarded to students pursuing doctoral degrees in fields that use high-performance computing to solve complex science and engineering problems.
These scholarships provide tuition help to graduate students who are great communicators with a love for nature. Anyone who has a calling to practice conservation is encouraged to apply.
The Entering College and Continuing College scholarships are available to students who are pursuing an environmental career.
The EPP/MSI Undergraduate Scholarship provides two years of funding for undergraduate students majoring in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields that directly support National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's mission.
This scholarship is awarded to two high school graduates who are set on studying the environment through their higher education.
This scholarship program was designed to promote higher education in natural resources. That's why it's awarded to students with a major area of study in wildlife, fisheries, forestry, biology, zoology, marine science, environmental science or related fields.
This association promotes and educates the public on good lake and watershed management, encourages sustainable storm water management practices and protects the welfare of lakes and other water resources. That's why it awards scholarships to students who are studying in fields related to water resources.
The NASF Scholarships are open to college juniors, seniors, and graduate students majoring in subjects related to surface science.
The Past Presidents’ Legacy Scholarship was created in 2008 to encourage students to consider becoming part of the U.S. hydropower industry.
The N.G. Kaul Memorial Scholarship Fund will be awarded to students pursuing graduate or doctoral degrees in environmental/civil engineering or environmental science concentrating on water quality.
The Ontario County Board of Supervisors awards this scholarship to college or college-bound students who are pursuing majors in environmental studies, agriculture or agricultural business; including waste management.
The Society of Exploration Geophysicists awards a high school senior planning to attend college next year, or a current undergraduate or graduate student who intends to pursue a college career directed toward applied geophysics
This scholarship was designed to encourage individuals to pursue studies leading to teaching certification in the sciences and mathematics.
The annual scholarship is awarded to a student who is enrolled in an environmental program of studies such as cold-water fisheries management, environmental law, and policy, fishery conservation, aquatic biology, natural resource management, and hydrology.
The annual Leadership Legacy Scholarship is awarded to female graduate students pursuing a career in transportation. The idea candidates are ones who take initiative by finding new approaches to transportation challenges in the US.
The SWCS presents a student with a scholarship each year. The recipient is someone who is employed in a conservation-related industry but is hoping to continue their education.
The Holstrom Environmental Research Fellowship provides undergraduates with the opportunity to attend research training and receive support for their interest in environmental research.
This scholarship is presented to undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled in an accredited college or university with a dedicated and recognized curriculum in environmental health sciences.
Young leaders who are passionate about environmental change from the age of 13 to 22 are encouraged to apply for this scholarship.
In order to apply for the Blades of Green Scholarship, undergraduate and graduate students in an environmental studies degree must submit a 350-to-500-word letter of intent describing their passion for that field.
The Windstar Environmental Studies Scholarship aims to help fund an education for students who are inspired by sustainability.
The Alexander A. Smick Scholarships in Rural Community Service and Development are awarded each year to two students for their interest in development issues facing rural citizens.
The Lisa Marie Jones Memorial Scholarship provides funding to NAU juniors and seniors who are enrolled in Environmental Sciences or Environmental & Sustainability Studies majors..
The Castle Ink Paperless Scholarship is designed to promote awareness about how important it is to recycle and is open to high school students who are seeking a higher education.
The Department of Natural Resources’ Environmental Education Scholarship Program provides scholarships to minority and other underrepresented students pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree in an environmental course of study.
Brown and Caldwell offer the Dr. W. Wesley Eckenfelder Jr. Scholarship for junior, senior, or graduate students who are enrolled at an accredited institution with a declared major in civil, chemical, or environmental engineering and other environmental sciences.
This scholarships provides funding for junior and senior Environmental Sciences or Environmental & Sustainability Studies majors currently attending NAU.
The Garden Club of America Fellowship in Ecological Restoration provides a grant to graduate students for research study purposes in the recovery of ecological integrity.
The Greenpeace Scholarship is awarded to current and past volunteers from the environmental work programs who plan to pursue a Master of Arts degree in Conflict Transformation, International Education, Sustainable Development, International Policy and Management, or Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages.
The Northern Tier Hardwood Association Community Forests Scholarship is an opportunity for high school seniors interested in a Community/Urban Forestry, Arboriculture, or related field of study.
This Sustainability Champions Scholarship was designed to help fund students' ideas and education surrounding sustainability.
The Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation provides roughly 50 Udall Scholarships a year to sophomore and junior-level undergraduate college students who are dedicated to leading careers related to environmental health, tribal public policy, or Native American healthcare.
The One Planet, Many People Scholarship Video Contest is a great opportunity for high school seniors and college undergraduates looking to expand their education. The application requires a short video about what problems a growing human population may cause for our planet.
This annual contest provides a great platform for students ages 11-18 to learn about environmental issues through art-making and creative communication.
This scholarship provides college funding to high school students who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and communities.
This is a two-year scholarship that includes a paid summer internship for students who are enrolled in any marine-related discipline and who have career intentions that align with NOAA’s mission.
MASNA provides this scholarship to undergraduate or graduate students who are working toward a degree in one of the marine science disciplines at an accredited college or university.
The Women Divers Hall of Fame provides this scholarship to several graduate and undergraduate students who have taken an interest in marine conservation.
This scholarship is provided to MTS members who are college undergraduates and graduate students enrolled in a marine-related field with a passion for community service.