Applications will be accepted until 11:59 pm on October 15th.
These merit based, nonrenewable, scholarships will be given to undergraduate students admitted to Ohio state or private colleges and universities who can demonstrate their knowledge and commitment to careers in environmental sciences or environmental engineering. Students must be in the final year of the program by the autumn term. Awardees will be selected by an Academy appointed panel using a blind review process. Scholarships may be used for tuition, fees, books, personal protection equipment, tools, instruments and field equipment but not housing.
Starting with the April deadline, all submissions will be done online. More information for where and how to submit will be posted once it is available. A list of previous winner and the topics of recent winning projects can be found on the Ohio EPA website.
Scholarship awardees will be selected on: 1) Academic record with an overall GPA of at least 3.0, 2) education, employment, and/or internships, honors/awards, professional memberships, publications, presentations given and professional meetings attended, and community service, 3) reasons for choosing a career in environmental science or environmental engineering and how the scholarship will help, 4) original research, scholarship, employment, and/or internships, or other unique contributions to environmental science or engineering, 5) extracurricular activities and participation in organizations that demonstrate leadership, interpersonal skills and social responsibilities, 6) letters of recommendation from education or environmental professionals.