Do you have a K-12 child or grandchild who has been working on an environmental stewardship project? Do you have a young friend who is? If so, “the application period is now open for the 2018 President’s Environmental Youth Award (PEYA) program. The PEYA program recognizes outstanding environmental stewardship projects by K-12 youth, promoting awareness of our nation’s natural resources and encouraging positive community involvement. Winners of this year’s awards will be invited to a ceremony in Washington, D.C. in mid-2019, and have their project mentioned on EPA’s website. [Read more…]
The Garden Club of America Board of Associates has announced their Centennial Pollinator Fellowship applications for the coming year are due January 15, 2019. This fellowship “provides funding to study the causes of pollinator decline, in particular bees, bats, butterflies and moths, which could lead to potential solutions for their conservation and sustainability.” (GCA)
Funding varies, but typically averages $4,000 for study and research, and is available annually upon reapplication.
Graduate students enrolled in US institutions and who are US citizens and permanent residents are eligible to apply.
For more information and to apply, click here.
Do you have a child who needs some financial assistance toward college. Here’s a small scholarship offered by StudySoup which might work for them. The Future Innovator Scholarship for $1000 requires the outstanding student to have accomplished a humanitarian achievement. “Be a Knight, Make an Impact, Succeed Together. You may have mentored a fellow student, organized a fundraiser for charity, or gone on a humanitarian trip abroad.” Student must be at least 16 years old. August 15th deadline.
StudySoup is also offering small $1000 scholarship for Women in Technology “to an outstanding female student who is planning a career in the field of computer science and/or computer programming.” Student must be at least 18 years old. September 14th deadline.
StudySoup is an on-line library for notes from various classes from a multitude of universities. Notes are provided by top students handpicked by StudySoup, and the students are paid for their efforts. Boy, I sure could have used something like this when I was trying to work my way through Calculus 103!
Do you have a child who is interested in our environment and wants to work in a biological field? Does their school participate in the the National Science Foundation (NSF) research assistantship program? Whether or not your school participates, here’s a program you might like to follow-up on. NSF has recently issued its “Dear Colleague Letter” regarding research assistantships for high school students (RAHSS). This is a funding program intended to broaden participation in the biological sciences.
This year there is an important change with respect to deadline proposals. Here it is in a nutshell: [Read more…]