Financial Aid for College Students
- Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program
University of Alaska
- American Indian Science and Engineering Society Scholarships
- Henry Rodrigues Reclamation Scholarship and Internship ($5,000 annually). Bachelor's degree seeker in engineering or science relating to water resources.
- A. T. Anderson Memorial Scholarship ($1,000 annually). Major must be within several scientific disciplines including science or natural resources. Must be considered American Indian or Alaskan Native
- EPA Tribal Lands Environmental Science Scholarship ($4,000 annually). Must be a full time junior or senior or full time graduate student and be studying environmental studies, science or engineering fields. Aboriginal Canadians, Native Alaskans (Aleuts, Inuit, Eskimos), Native Americans, Native Pacific Islanders (Hawaiians, Polynesians or Micronesians)
- American Institute of Biological Sciences Diversity Outreach Directory
A directory of diversity programs in science including biology and environmental science
- Association for Women in Science
- A.W. "Winn" Brindle Memorial Education Loan Program
- Building Engineering and Science Talent (BEST)
- College Scholarships, Graduate Fellowships and Postdoctoral Awards
For Aboriginal Canadians, Native Alaskans (Aleuts, Inuit, Eskimos), Native Americans, Native Pacific Islanders (Hawaiians, Polynesians or Micronesians)
- Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Designed to increase undergraduate training in ocean and atmospheric science, research, technology and education. Up to $29,000 available per student for studies and internships in the area of ocean and atmospheric sciences and education.
- Ecological Society of America's Strategies for Ecology Education, Development and Sustainability (SEEDS)
- International Pacific Halibut Commission (IPHC)
IPHC funds several Merit Scholarships to support university and technical college education. The scholarship fund has been established to assist the further education of Canadiean and U.S. students connected to the halibut fishery and its industry. Generally, a single scholarship valued at $2,000 (US) per year will be awarded. The scholarships for 2011 will be for educational entrance or continuation in Fall 2011.
- Mathematics, Engineering, Science, Achievement (MESA USA)
- Morris K. Udall Undergraduate Scholarships
The Udall Scholarship provides up to $5,000 to sophomore and junior level college students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to tribal public policy or health care, and are Native American or Alaska Native and also who are studying science or resource management.
- National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Educational Partnership Program (EPP)
Financial assistance to support research and training of students who are conducting a course of study in a NOAA related science field. The EPP actually is comprised of four competitive programs: (1) Cooperative Science Centers which have been established at Minority Serving Institutions to advance research and provide training related to NOAA's mission; (2) Environmental Entrepeneurship Program (EEP), a program which offers grants to attract historically underrepresented groups to environmental sciences for program development and environmental demonstration projects; (3) the Graduate Sciences Program which is designed to recruit and provide graduate level training in NOAA-related sciences; and (4) the Undergraduate Scholarship Program which offers internships and scholarships to 10 students annually. This program targets sophomores and juniors who have or are about to declare a major in atmospheric, oceanic or environmentally-related sciences. Scholarships ($650/wk) are provided for 10-week internships plus travel costs to and from NOAA sites. A maximum of $4,000 is provided per academic year plus a housing allowance if the student is not living at home. (EPP Flyer - Undergraduate) (EPP Flyer - Graduate)
Earnest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program (flyer pdf: 44kb)
Nancy Foster Scholarship Program (flyer- pdf: 92kb)
- National Council for Science and Environment (NCSE)
NCSE works with EnvironMentors to help minority high school students connect with college and university environmental programs
- Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network Mathematics, Science and Engineering Program
Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education
The Brindle Loan Program was established in memory of A.W. "Winn" Brindle who was president of the Wards Cove Packing Company and Columbia Ward Fisheries. It is funded by private donations and contributions from fisheries in exchange for state tax credits. The funds provide renewable educational loans to Alaska residents for full-time study in fisheries, seafood processing, food technology or related programs for Alaska residents. The loan provides up to 50% forgiveness benefits if recipient returns to Alaska for employment in fisheries-related field. Applicant must be a full-time student. Deadline: 5/15.