Two SNRE assistant professors recently earned National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) awards — the organization’s most prestigious program for supporting early-career scientists. According to the NSF, CAREER awards support junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education, and the integration of education and research within the context of the mission of their organizations.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 5:00PM on 11 May 2016
APPLICATION DEADLINE: not specified
PURPOSE: The Society of Environmentally Responsible Facilities (SERF) supports students in their studies to become thoughtful leaders in the field of green buildings and Practical Environmental Stewardship.
AWARD: Range: $1,000 up to $5,000
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 1 February 2016
PURPOSE: To encourage a commitment by students to a career in Environmental Health.
AWARD: One $2,000 award for tuition and fees.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 1 February 2016 to the State Chairman
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 15 April 2015
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 1 October 2015
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 30 April 2016
PURPOSE: Each year there are 20 to 50 million tons of e-waste discarded in the world. E-waste contains toxic materials, including heavy metals, that can easily seep into the ground and ultimately get into groundwater supplies. According to the EPA, recycling e-waste allows more than 100 million pounds of materials to be reused annually. The purpose of this scholarship is to help understand the impact of e-waste and what can be done to reduce e-waste.
APPLICATION PERIOD: 2 November through 5 January each year.