The Garden Club of America
The Garden Club of America offers scholarships and fellowships for the following areas
of study: landscape architecture, horticulture, medicinal botany, ecological restoration,
coastal wetlands, and more.
Oak Ridge Institute for Science & Education-ESPA Fellowship Program
The Office of Climate, Environment, and Energy Efficiency - EPSA Fellowship program
supports the role of the Office of Energy Policy and Systems Analysis to deliver unbiased energy analysis to the Department of Energy's leadership on existing and prospective energy-related policies, focusing in part
on integrative analysis of energy systems. The program objectives are to encourage
individuals in educational and experiential learning opportunities and conduct research
in mission-related disciplines in order to advance EPSA’s mission.
Maryland Association of Forest Conservancy District Boards
Scholarships available for students interested in forestry. See link below for information
on requirements and application from the NRCC (Natural Resources Careers Camp)
Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program
The Goldwater Scholarships are nationally competitive annual scholarships awarded
to students who are planning to pursue a graduate education as well as a career in
research. Students should apply during their sophomore or junior years for support
during their junior or senior years. In order to be considered for a scholarship,
a student MUST BE NOMINATED by his or her college or university. Nominated students
must meet a set of criteria outlined on the web site, complete a detailed application
form (including several essays), be a full-time sophomore or junior during the year
of application, obtain three references from faculty, and obtain transcripts of college
and high school work. Interested students must inform the Towson University faculty
representative of their intent to apply in order to be considered for nomination.
Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program
The Hollings Scholarship Program provides successful undergraduate applicants with
awards that include academic assistance (up to a maximum of $8,000 per year) for full-time
study during the nine-month academic year, a 10-week, full-time internship position
($650 per week) during the summer at a NOAA facility; and, if reappointed, academic
assistance (up to a maximum of $8,000) for full-time.
The Jess and Mildred Fisher College of Science and Mathematics (FCSM) Undergraduate
The FCSM Undergraduate Research Grant was created for FCSM students who are applying
for University Undergraduate Research Funds. Students applying for these funds may
also apply to the FCSM Undergraduate Research Committee if the budget required for
the research project exceeds the $500.00 limit of the FCSM program. The Fisher Travel
Grant was also created to assist undergraduates, particularly with travel expenses
associated with attending a professional meeting at which the student will present
an oral seminar or a research poster.
See FCSM Research Opportunities and Funding for more information and instructions for applying.
Morris K. Udall Scholarship
Morris K. Udall scholarships are nationally competitive scholarships. Students are
eligible to apply during their sophomore or junior years for support during their
junior and senior years. The Udall scholarships are offered to highly motivated students
who are interested in environmental policy. In order to be considered for the scholarship,
students MUST BE NOMINATED by Towson University’s faculty representative. Nominated
students must meet a set of criteria outlined in the web site, complete a detailed
application form (including several essays), be a full-time sophomore or junior during
the application year, obtain three references from faculty, and obtain transcripts
of college and high school work. In order to be considered for nomination, interested
students must inform the faculty representative of their intent to apply in the fall
of the year they wish to apply.
Deadline: Late February to early March
National Network for Environmental Management and Studies Fellowship
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) established the National Network for
Environmental Management Studies (NNEMS) in 1986 to foster a growing interest among
higher education students in environmental careers. The NNEMS program is a comprehensive
fellowship program that provides undergraduate and graduate students with an opportunity
to participate in a fellowship program that is directly related to their field of
Deadline: Late January
The Nature Conservancy
The Nature Conservancy offers a variety of grant programs for those interested in
conducting ecological field research on rare plants and animals and unique natural
Sigma Xi International Scientific Research Society
Sigma Xi sponsors research and supports grants for undergraduate and graduate students.
The grants-in-aid of research programs are offered annually and provide funds for
grants not to exceed $1,000. Students can apply online and are also asked to carefully
review the general information and eligibility requirements.
Deadline: March 15 and October 15
The WSSAG program is available to students who plan on working in specific career/occupational
programs upon graduation. Eligible fields include: child care, human services, teaching,
nursing, physical and occupational therapy, and public service.
Deadline: July 1
Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF) Undergraduate Scholarships
LAF scholarships are intended to reward exceptional student performance and assist
students with unmet financial need. In addition to financial resources, LAF promotes
internship opportunities, which enrich traditional education with practical experience
or support research.