Scholarship Amount

Application Deadline
Friday, February 5, 2021

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Scholarship Description

The purpose of this scholarship is to encourage studies and careers in the environmental field, with the opportunity to gain knowledge and experience beyond the regular course of study. The scholarship annually funds one Clara Carter Higgins scholar and one or more GCA Summer Environmental Studies scholars at $3000 per recipient in financial assistance for summer coursework in environmental studies.

Criteria for Eligibility

Open to college students following their freshman, sophomore, or junior year. These awards offer students who have demonstrated a keen interest in the betterment of the environment an opportunity for further study at a site chosen by the student. Some of the summer programs students have completed recently include the study of hazardous waste, marine science, energy, plant resources in the tropics, barrier island ecology, and oil spill cleanup and control. Eligibility is open to U.S. Citizens and permanent residents who are enrolled in a U.S. - based institution.

Scholarship Categories
Ag Medical Biotechnology | Animal Sciences | Community and Leadership Development | Forestry | Horticulture | Landscape Architecture | Natural Resources and Environmental Science | Sustainable Agriculture | Undergraduate