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Scholarships for sustainability students

Students pursuing a sustainability degree through Arizona State University’s School of Sustainability are eligible to apply for a number of scholarships and grants. These opportunities are offered by both businesses and individuals with an interest in the environmental, social and economic well-being of our future. Awards are presented at a spring banquet, which awardees are expected to attend.

Tips for a successful application

  • Make sure you are eligible (read the criteria)
  • Make sure your application addresses the questions being asked, and that you are providing the necessary information.
  • Have someone else proofread your essay before you submit it.
  • Make sure you understand what you are applying for: through the School of Sustainability, some awards are for tuition purposes only (scholarships) and some are for assistance with specific project (grants).

CannonDesign Sustainability Scholarship

CannonDesign is a global architectural and engineering design firm with a Phoenix office. It has a strong commitment to sustainability as both a design philosophy and educational imperative. Every fall, it hosts a week of inspiring speakers and events called Environmental Awareness Week, which has been held for over twelve years.

With this scholarship, CannonDesign is encouraging the study of sustainability. The scholarship will be awarded to a Master of Sustainability Solutions (MSUS) student with demonstrated interest in integrating the subject of sustainability into the private business sector. An emphasis on broadly applicable market based sustainability and change focused on the “triple bottom line” – social, economic and environmental well-being – with a life-cycle approach is encouraged. Individual efforts to advance sustainability are laudable, however this scholarship is meant to encourage study and the bridging to applicable market based solutions.

  • Amount: $1,000
  • Deadline: Extended to February 5, 2018
  • Award term: Summer 2018 or Fall 2018
  • Academic level: Graduate (MSUS Student)
  • Eligibility: Must be a current, full-time master’s student admitted to the Master’s in Sustainability Solutions (MSUS) program. Must have at least a 3.50 cumulative graduate GPA (if a current student) or a 3.50 cumulative undergraduate GPA (if an incoming student).
  • Essay: Students must write an essay of approximately 500 words describing their academic goals and accomplishments as they relate to sustainability in the private business sector.
  • Letter of recommendation: A recommendation from a faculty member or a professional that knows the student’s work well is required.
  • Apply online now »

Sustainability Champions Scholarship

ASU attracts passionate students who want to learn how to develop solutions to some of the most pressing sustainability challenges they see in the world around them. The Sustainability Champions Scholarship is intended to help fund their ideas and education, as well as to attract and provide funding for a diverse group of scholars from around the world.

Incoming School of Sustainability undergraduate students are eligible to apply. Recipients will be chosen based upon merit and/or need. Funds will be allocated in the first year for tuition and educational expenses, or for tuition or development of a solution to a sustainability challenge in a future semester of the student’s undergraduate program.

  • Amount: $4,000
  • Deadline:
    Priority ConsiderationFinal Consideration
    Incoming FreshmanFebruary 1, 2018April 1, 2018
    Incoming Transfer Incoming OnlineMay 1, 2018July 1, 2018
  • Award term: Award amount will be split between Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 or can be reserved for a future year (up to 4 years or graduation, whichever comes first).
  • Academic level: Incoming Undergraduate
  • Eligibility: Must be an incoming full-time freshman or transfer student and be admitted to a School of Sustainability degree program by the time your application is submitted.
  • Essay: An essay or video is required.
  • If you are a sustainability officer or engaged in sustainability in your school’s student council, please be sure to mention this in your essay or video.
  • If you are a student from Kamehameha Schools, please be sure to mention this in your essay.
  • Learn more and Apply online now »

Norton and Ramsey Sustainability Scholarship

Established in 2009 with a gift from the Rev. Jenny Norton and Bob Ramsey to advance the new School of Sustainability, this was the first endowed scholarship for undergraduate students. Norton and Ramsey are deeply committed to the environment and to related causes such as building LEED homes for Habitat for Humanity. As a former legislator, Norton was instrumental in many environmental initiatives in Arizona, including the Central Arizona Project and the use of alternative fuels.

The Norton and Ramsey Sustainability Scholarship is awarded each year to a School of Sustainability undergraduate major (sophomore level or higher) interested in pursuing studies about how populations facing poverty and social justice issues may be more likely to benefit from sustainability practices and/or may have ideas worthy of documenting and sharing to help society at large

  • Amount: $1,000
  • Deadline: January 26, 2018
  • Award term: Summer 2018 or Fall 2018
  • Academic level: Undergraduate
  • Eligibility: Must be a full-time undergraduate Sustainability major (sophomore level or higher) interested in issues of poverty and social justice. Must have a minimum cumulative ASU GPA of 3.00.
  • Essay: Students must write an essay of approximately 500 words for this scholarship and should focus on how the topic is 1) related to the field of sustainability with a focus on “lessons learned for, and also by, the less fortunate,” and 2) inclusive of individuals and communities who are living in poverty or near poverty in our society.
  • Reference: Please include the name of a faculty member or instructor that can serve as a reference.
  • Apply online now »

Ray Anderson Memorial Scholarship

The Ray Anderson Scholarship Fund has been established to honor the contribution of Ray Anderson to the field of sustainability. The founder and chairman of the modular carpet company, Interface, Inc., Ray Anderson was recognized worldwide as a visionary entrepreneur and a champion for the environment. Ray Anderson was a member of the Board of Trustees for Sustainability at ASU for five years. In that role, he played a vital role in the creation of the Global Institute of Sustainability and the School of Sustainability at ASU. This scholarship is intended to be a lasting legacy of his vision and leadership.

  • Amount: $1,000
  • Deadline: January 26, 2018
  • Award term: Summer or Fall 2018
  • Academic level: Undergraduate or Graduate
  • Eligibility: Undergraduate or graduate students in a School of Sustainability degree program must be full-time and have a minimum cumulative ASU GPA of 3.25. Students will have participated or intend to participate in undergraduate or graduate research experiences focused on identifying solutions to specific sustainability problems.
  • Essay: An essay of approximately 500 words is required for this scholarship and should focus on describing the applicant’s participation in or intention to participate in research experiences focused on identifying solutions to specific sustainability problems. This essay should also justify how this scholarship will help the applicant pursue these interests while enrolled in the School of Sustainability.
  • Reference: Please include the name of a faculty member or instructor that can serve as a reference.
  • Apply Online Now »

Stardust Culminating Experience Scholarship

The Stardust Center for Affordable Homes and the Family is offering a limited number of scholarships for up to $1,500 to support Master of Sustainability Solutions (MSUS) students who have proposed culminating experience projects designed to address and advance the need for affordable housing, recognizing that healthy and sustainable communities provide a means for families to obtain, remain in and manage their homes. 

Culminating experience projects may use the tools of research, community engagement, education, and public forums to raise awareness and build capacity to address the needs for quality affordable homes.

  • Amount: up to $1,500
  • Deadline: April 13, 2018 by 5:00pm for Fall 2018 Scholarship
    November 9, 2018 by 5:00 pm for Spring 2019 Scholarship
  • Academic level: Graduate (MSUS student)
  • Award term: Fall 2018 or Spring 2019
  • Eligibility: Must be a current, full-time student admitted to the Master’s in Sustainability Solutions (MSUS) program and have an approved culminating experience proposal or one in progress as part of SOS 582. The student’s culminating experience should address the need for quality affordable homes.
  • Application: A complete application is required and in addition to the application form itself, the student must provide an executive summary, a copy of a budget and a budget narrative for their culminating experience, and a faculty recommendation.
  • Application and information

Sun Valley Solar Solutions Sustainable Energy Scholarship

The Sun Valley Solar Solutions Sustainable Energy Scholarship was established by Sun Valley Solar Solutions, one of the largest and most acclaimed Arizona-based solar providers in Arizona. This scholarship is intended to assist a forward thinking, aspirational student studying sustainability and solar photovoltaic systems with their tuition and educational expenses.

  • Amount: $1,000
  • Deadline: Extended to February 5, 2018
  • Academic level: Undergraduate (Junior or Senior)
  • Award term: Summer 2018 or Fall 2018
  • Eligibility: Must be a junior or senior undergraduate student in a degree program offered through ASU’s School of sustainability and interested in a career related to solar photovoltaic systems. Merit/GPA and financial need are considered as part of the selection process.
  • Essay: An essay of approximately 500 words is required for this scholarship. Students should 1) Describe their personal, academic, and career goals related to solar photovoltaic systems and what they believe impacted or led them to these goals; 2) Describe educational and experiential steps they are taking now to achieve those goals; and 3) Address how receiving a scholarship will assist them in overcoming financial hurdles.
  • Letter of recommendation: A recommendation from a faculty member or instructor is also required.
  • Apply online now

Walton Global Sustainability Studies Scholarships

Walton Global Sustainability Studies Scholarships The Walton Global Sustainability Studies Scholarships award ASU sustainability undergraduate and graduate students funding (award amount varies based on program costs) to support participation in the summer Walton Global Sustainability Studies study abroad programs. These condensed, rigorous courses are set within foreign cultures throughout the globe allowing students to apply classroom learning in a global context.

Students will be notified of scholarship eligibility and process upon confirmation of acceptance into a Global Studies program. A limited number of scholarships are available to ASU sustainability students for Spring and Summer 2018. Additional information about scholarships will be posted soon.


More scholarships

Here is additional information about ASU Scholarships. Since scholarship awards are competitive, we encourage students to apply for outside scholarships.

Some nationwide scholarship programs and scholarship searches are listed below:

Below are scholarships/grants related to study in sustainability:

It’s not easy being green, but plenty of students still manage, treating every day as if it’s Earth Day.

Did you know that a passion for going green can become a way to pay for school? It’s true! Many students are rewarded for their efforts with awards.

In celebration of Earth Day, we’ve outlined environmental, Eco-friendly scholarships, green grants and internship opportunities for students who love the planet.

Additionally, we’ve provided you with Earth Day ideas that you can take on within your community to celebrate the art of going green.

According to EarthDay.org, every year more than a billion people across the globe take part in Earth Day activities. This year, the Earth Day 2018 theme is “End Plastic Pollution.”

Here are some ideas of what you can do to make a difference, whether locally or globally, this Earth Day:

• Organize an Earth Day Event

• Find an Earth Day event near you to participate in.

• Help your city “go green” with online activism.

• Discover local campaigns you’re passionate about.

• Calculate Your Footprint and make life changes where necessary.

• Become an Activist by signing up online to become an Earth Day supporter.

• Pledge an Act of Green to help the Earth Day Network reach their goal of 3 billion acts.

Go Green & Get Green

Here are some scholarship and internship opportunities for students who live every day like Earth day:

To help better organize your scholarship search, please note that the following eco-friendly, environmental and Earth Day scholarship and internship opportunities are listed according to deadline, with the earliest deadline appearing at the top of the page. Deadlines that vary will appear at the bottom of the list.

Green Scholarships:

Earth Day Award
Deadline: 3/15/18
Available to: High School Freshmen through High School Seniors
Award Amount: $500

The Earth Day Award is available to high school students. To be considered, you must submit details about an environmental project that you are currently working on or one that will be initiated for Earth Day in your home, school, and / or community.

Learn more about the Earth Day Award.

$5,000 Easy Scholarship: Create a Recycling Bin for Your Bathroom
Deadline: 4/30/18
Available to: Maximum Age 25 Years
Award Amount: $5,000

You could win an easy $5,000 scholarship just by creating a bin to recycle empty beauty and personal care products in your bathroom. You’ll remind others to recycle, keep plastic out of landfills, and automatically enter to win a $5,000 scholarship. Yep, it’s that easy!

Learn more about the $5,000 Easy Scholarship: Create a Recycling Bin for Your Bathroom.

E-Waste Scholarship

Deadline: 4/30/18
Available to: High School Freshmen through High School Seniors
Award Amount: $1,000

The E-waste Scholarship is available to high school, undergraduate or graduate students. You must submit a short statement that completes the sentence “The most important reason to care about e-waste is…” and be U.S. citizen or legal resident to qualify for this award.

Learn more about the E-Waste Scholarship.

Women in Science Environmental Scholarship
Deadline: 12/01/18
Available to: High School Freshmen through High School Seniors
Award Amount: $500

The Women in Science Environmental Scholarship is available to female high school or college students, with preference given to those who are choosing to pursue a science degree. You must demonstrate financial need, and submit a one-page essay that demonstrates an idea you have for helping improve the environment, either global or locally using Drone Technology to be eligible for this award.

Learn more about the Women in Science Environmental Scholarship.

Seed Grants
Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $1,000

Amphibian Conservation Alliance is giving out seed grants all year.

Ranging from USD $500-$1,000 to help kick start projects or allow teams to try new innovative approaches to address conservation, research and educational challenges.

Learn more information about the Seed Grants.

San Antonio Conservation Society Foundation Scholarship
Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: Varies

The San Antonio Conservation Society Foundation Scholarship is available to students enrolled in the departments or schools of architecture at the following colleges: Prairie View A&M University, Rice University, Texas A&M University, Texas Tech University, University of Houston, University of Texas at Arlington, University of Texas at Austin and University of Texas at San Antonio.

You must show an interest in historical architecture, preservation and adaptive reuse to be eligible for this award.

Learn more information about the San Antonio Conservation Society Foundation Scholarship.

Wisconsin Garden Club Federation Scholarship
Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Sophomore through College Senior
Award Amount: $1,000

The Wisconsin Garden Club Federation Scholarship is available to sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are attending a Wisconsin college or university.

You must be pursuing a degree in horticulture, landscaping, environmental sciences, conservation, or forestry to be eligible for this award.

Learn more information about the Wisconsin Garden Club Federation.

Webb Family Graduate Fellowship in Oceanography
Deadline: Varies
Available to: Graduate Students, Year 1 through Year 5
Award Amount: Varies

The Webb Family Graduate Fellowship in Oceanography is available to graduate oceanography majors at the University of Rhode Island. You must be a U.S. citizen and demonstrate an interest in marine environmental issues to be eligible for this award.

Get more information on the Webb Family Graduate Fellowship in Oceanography.

Green Internships:

Summer Wildlife Intern – Wildcare Inc.
Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors

The Summer Wildlife Intern position is open to students who are interested in the care and treatment of injured and orphaned wildlife.

You must be able to work 20 hours per week from the months of May to August to be eligible for this internship. This internship is unpaid.

Learn more information about the Summer Wildlife Intern – Wildcare Inc..

Marine Mammal Education and Research Internship
Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Sophomore through Graduate Student, Year 5

Sponsored by the New England Aquarium, the Marine Mammal Education and Research Internship is available to students who have an interest in marine biology, zoology, environmental education or related fields.

Intern duties may include assisting with collecting field data, customer service, research and other duties as needed.

You must have completed at least one year of undergraduate study, have knowledge of scientific research methods, strong communication skills and be self-motivated in order to be considered for this internship.

Learn more information about the Marine Mammal Education and Research Internship.

Conservation Science Internship – Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5

The Conservation Science Internship is available to students with an interest in raptor and bird conservation.

Intern duties will include learning basic techniques in conservation science and education, monitoring wildlife and working with volunteers, visitors and school groups.

Learn more information about the Conservation Science Internship.

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum Internship
Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum offers Internships to undergraduate students who are interested working in areas of museum administration, collections, research, education, events, and marketing.

Candidates should demonstrate commitment and interest in nature and to the environment.

Interns learn about the museum field while completing at least one project that is critical to the Nature Museum’s success.

Academic credit may be available.

Learn more information about the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum Internship.

Sustainable Agriculture Internship Program
Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5

The Sustainable Agriculture Internship Program is available to students with an interest in organic farming and practices of sustainable agriculture, conservation, and ecological resource management.

Interns will learn about soil fertility practices, crop rotation principles, organic pest control and other aspects of the art and science of growing great vegetables.

Learn more information about the Sustainable Agriculture Internship Program.

Foundation for Sustainable Development Internship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5

The Foundation for Sustainable Development Internship is available to students and young professionals who are able to work independently and support FSD’s growth.

A weekly time commitment of at least 16 hours is required with a total commitment of 500 hours.

Internships may be available in donor relations, university outreach and partner relations, marketing, graphic design, social media, translation, international programs or executive assisting.

Learn more information on the Foundation for Sustainable Development Internship.

Bicycle Advocacy Communications InternDeadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors

Provided by the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, the Bicycle Advocacy Communications Intern is available to students interested in gaining experience in bicycle transportation planning and non-profit advocacy in San Francisco.

You must have strong written skills with some experience in professional and public settings to be considered for this internship.

Intern duties include drafting content for mass emails regarding advocacy campaigns and drafting blog entries for our website.

Learn more information about the Bicycle Advocacy Communications Intern.

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