Scholarship Opportunities

Your faculty in the Environmental Studies program will help you find funding for your education at Seattle University.

Miller Scholarship in Environmental Studies

This annual $2,500 scholarship is awarded to a qualifying Environmental Studies student for Fall Quarter. The scholarship is open to all Environmental Studies majors that: 1) have a minimum GPA of 3.0;  2) have completed 90+ credits towards their degree; and  3) have submitted a valid FAFSA for the academic year. The award is to support academic related expenses for continued study in the Environmental Studies program. The scholarship application is open in Spring Quarter and the scholarship is awarded for use in the following Fall Quarter.

Center for Environmental Justice and Sustainability (CEJS) Fellowships

CEJS supports the scholarship of Seattle University students and faculty who are engaged in environmental justice and sustainability endeavors. Each year they award two student fellowship with a $2,500 stipend per student project. Learn more here.

Other Scholarships, Fellowships and Grants

  • The Udall Foundation awards scholarships to college sophomores and juniors for leadership, public service and commitment to issues related to Native American nations or to the environment. 
  • The Doris Duke Conservation Scholarship offers opportunities to increase the number of undergraduate students from underrepresented groups who choose to pursue coursework and careers in conservation.
  • The NOAA Hollings scholarship is forsophomores with at least a 3.0 GPA interested in environmental, biological, and atmospheric sciences, mathematics, engineering, computer science, physics, and social sciences including geography and/or hydrology. 
  • Goldwater scholarship is forexceptional sophomores or juniors interested in graduate school and a career in research
  • The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation
  • NSF REU (Research Experiences for Undergraduates) offers research opportunities for sophomores or juniors, interested in research (and ideally graduate school). Students receive a paid summer research experience at the sponsoring university.
  • The Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers research, study and teaching opportunities in over 140 countries to recent graduates.
  • Challenge Detroit is a competitive leadership and professional development program that invites tomorrow's leaders to live, work, play, give and lead in and around the greater Detroit area.
  • The Latino Heritage Internship Program (LHIP) and Mosaics in Science internship program is for motivated undergraduates, recent graduates, and graduate students (ages 18-30) of Latino heritage. Students receive a paid summer fellowship at one of 30 different National Parks across the U.S.
  • The Gary L. Chamberlain Student Research Fellowship honors Dr. Gary Chamberlain who taught at Seattle University from 1979 until 2009. Dr. Chamberlain was a beloved teacher who contributed to the growth of the Environmental Studies Program and encouraged countless students to pursue their passion for environmental advocacy.
  • The Francis Student Research Fellowship honors the patron saint of the animals and of ecology, St. Francis of Assisi, and his namesake Pope Francis.
  • Learn about additional fellowships and receive application support at the SU Office of Fellowship.