Copyright Scholarship for Women in Environmental Science is offering a $500 scholarship to a female student pursuing an undergraduate degree in environmental science. Read for the full requirements and deadline for applications!

Award Description

Any female student pursuing an undergraduate college degree in environmental science can apply to be considered for the Scholarship for Women in Environmental Science award, which totals $500.’s mission is to make education accessible, and we hope this scholarship helps foster learning in this exciting field.

General Scholarship Information

Scholarship Amount: $500

One Scholarship Awarded Annually

Application Deadline: May 1, 2023

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Selection & Eligibility Criteria

Selection will be based on academic history and extracurricular activities. Financial need will not be considered.

  • Applicants should be pursuing an undergraduate degree in environmental science.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent U.S. Resident.
  • Must be an enrolled (or accepted) female student in an accredited college or university and planning on continuing the next year.
  • Graduating high school seniors who meet the above-mentioned criteria may apply.
  • Must have a minimum of 30 semester or 45 quarter hours still to be completed.
  • Must consent to provide a digital photograph of self and quote for display on if notified as the award winner by the selection committee.

1. How does this scholarship from help you further your education and ultimately reach your career goals?

I plan on using the scholarship for Women in Environmental Science to pay off part of the fees for the classes I will be taking over the summer term. During the summer, I will be taking classes at UCI to complete classes for by Bachelor’s degree as well as at another local college to complete some prerequisite classes so that I can apply for Graduate School after graduation.

2. How did you hear about our scholarship?

I heard about this scholarship through the University of California, Irvine’s scholarship database.

3. Which university do you plan to attend or currently attend?

I currently attend the University of California, Irvine and plan on pursuing a Master’s degree after graduating from UCI in 2023.

Vanessa Jorgensen
2022 Recipient of the Scholarship for Women in Environmental Science
Studying Environmental Science & Policy

Scholarship Details


The winner will be notified following the deadline and the award will be sent directly to the recipient by check to the permanent mailing address noted in the application.

Academic award winners who accumulate more than $600.00 in prizes over a one-year period will be issued an IRS form 1099 (or the equivalent). This will require contest winners to provide with certain personal information prior to receipt of their winnings.

Academic Award Provider

The academic award is provided by The application process is completely online. Read the scholarship terms and conditions.

Degree Information & Resources for Women in STEM

Many students have questions about the college application process and women pursuing STEM degrees in environmental science are no different. Detailed guides to college for women in STEM offer information on FAFSA, financial aid, and more. There are also comprehensive scholarship guides for women studying in any field.

Support doesn't end after you are accepted. Once enrolled you may find you need additional instruction in areas related to environmental studies, like math tutoring and chemistry tutoring, but whatever your concentration, there are resources that will fit your needs.