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Scholarships and Grants

Scholarships and Grants
Finding funding and other types of resources for your EUS-related internships and projects is made easy by the many grants and scholarships offered by Bard and our partner institutions. New funding opportunities are always available. Projects funded in the past include research trips for senior projects (local and abroad), internship travel/lodging, speaker series, student building projects and field trips, travel/lodging for conferences, and EUS-affiliated clubs. 

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Tom O'Dowd
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Environmental and Urban Studies Program
Bard College
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Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504


  • Bard scholarships: The Distinguished Scientist Scholarship covers up to full tuition and is available for academically outstanding high school seniors who are committed to majoring in biology, chemistry, physics, computer science, or mathematics as an undergraduate. 
  • Switzer Fellowship Foundation: This fellowship selects at least 20 new Switzer Fellows each year.  Once Fellows are selected, they become part of the network that fosters leadership through skills training and peer coaching, professional development through mentoring and access to other Switzer Foundation grant programs.

  • National Environmental Health Association Scholarships: The purpose of the NEHA/AAS Scholarship program is to encourage early commitment by students to a career in environmental health and to stimulate past and present graduates to pursue post graduate studies in environmental health sciences and/or public health. Click the link for additional information on how to apply. 

  • Eckenfelder Scholarship: To honor Dr. Wes Eckenfelder's dedication to the environmental industry, a $5,000 scholarship was created. Apply by April 15th!

  • Brower Youth Awards: This premier event honors bold young environmental leaders from North America on Tuesday, October 21, 2014. 

  • American Planning Association Scholarships: This page will direct you to scholarships and fellowships that will help talented planning students reach their educational goals.

  • National Urban Fellows: The National Urban Fellows’ Academic & Leadership Development Fellowship Program is a rigorous, 14-month, full-time graduate degree program comprising four semesters of academic course work and a nine-month Mentorship assignment. 

  • Environmental Consortium scholarships: Click this link to view past environmentally related scholarships awarded to colleges students studying in the area.

  • Samuel Huntington Public Service Award: Interested students should send a 1-page statement of intent to <> by Nov. 1.

  • Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship: Interested students should send a 1-page statement of intent to <> by Nov. 1 

  • Davis Project for Peace: Interested students should send a 1-page statement of intent to <> by Dec. 1.

  • Harry S. Truman Scholarship: Interested students should send a 1-page statement of intent to <> by Dec. 1


Mellon Grant

Apply for a Bard College Mellon-Supported EUS Award!

Luce Grant

If you are interested in Asia, the environment, or both, apply for a Luce Grant! (Also known as LIASE--Luce Initiative on Asian and Environmental Studies).