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EPOC Environmental Scholarship Fund

Funded by
Environmental Professionals Organization of Connecticut, Inc.
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$20,000–$60,000
1 Award Winners
Scholarship Open Date
1/1/2024
Scholarship Close Date
4/30/2024
Eligible Grades
Undergraduate – Postgraduate

Formed in 1996, the Environmental Professionals Organization of Connecticut was created to represent those who work in the environmental field. They provide training sessions, information, and opportunities to all its members.

One of the opportunities they provide is the EPOC Environmental Scholarship Fund. It is meant for students from all fields environment-related, and the students must be juniors, seniors, or at graduate level.

Areas of study include environmental science, geology, biology, chemistry, hydrology, earth science, natural resources, ecology, social science, wetlands biology-ecology, engineering, civil engineering, environmental engineering, and chemical engineering. The value of the scholarship is $20,000, and to be eligible, the student must be a resident of Connecticut and study at an accredited institution, in or out of state.

Scholarship Summary

Formed in 1996, the Environmental Professionals Organization of Connecticut was created to represent those who work in the environmental field. They provide training sessions, information, and opportunities to all its members.

One of the opportunities they provide is the EPOC Environmental Scholarship Fund. It is meant for students from all fields environment-related, and the students must be juniors, seniors, or at graduate level.

Areas of study include environmental science, geology, biology, chemistry, hydrology, earth science, natural resources, ecology, social science, wetlands biology-ecology, engineering, civil engineering, environmental engineering, and chemical engineering. The value of the scholarship is $20,000, and to be eligible, the student must be a resident of Connecticut and study at an accredited institution, in or out of state.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Eligible Grade: Undergraduate – Postgraduate
  • Maximum Age: Any
  • Required GPA: Any
  • Geographic Eligibility: Connecticut
  • Gender: Any
  • Race/Ethnicity: Any

Key Information of EPOC Environmental Scholarship Fund

Study Details

Area of Study

  • Biology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Earth Science
  • Ecology
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Science
  • Geology
  • Hydrology
  • Natural Resources
  • Science
  • Social Science
  • Wetlands Biology-Ecology

Country of Study

United States

Specific Schools

Any

Application Requirements

Here’s what you need to submit besides your application.

  • Grade transcript
  • Recommendation letters
  • School Verification
  • Standardized Test Scores

EPOC Environmental Scholarship Fund Timeline

January

Application Opening Date

Applications open on January 1.

April

Submission Deadline

The submission deadline is on April 30.

How to ace the EPOC Environmental Scholarship Fund

1

Start the application process right away

You should start the application process as soon as possible. This will allow you enough time to acquire all necessary documents, contact your referees or recommenders, and complete all forms. Have everything organized and planned to avoid any last-minute complications.

2

Choice of references and early notifications

Your references or recommenders must be those who know you well enough to be willing to speak to your abilities and demonstrate why you make the perfect candidate for this scholarship. So, choose them wisely. Contact them and send them the required forms very early on to allow them enough time to complete them.

3

Declare major pertinent to the field

Only those from environment-related fields will qualify for this scholarship. So conduct thorough research on the topics that interest you the most and how your field of specialty will help you reach your career goals and shape your future.

4

Keep your grades up

This scholarship program does not require a minimum GPA but it is always best to show a solid academic record to stand out. So work hard on keeping your grades up and maintaining your GPA. Grades will be an indicator of how dedicated and serious you are.

How the EPOC Environmental Scholarship Fund is Judged

Applications are evaluated based on the recommendation letters, academic records, and the strength of responses to the application questions.

Why We Love the EPOC Environmental Scholarship Fund

1

Part-time students accepted

You don’t have to be a full-time student to be considered.

2

Undergraduate and graduate levels

The scholarship is not limited to undergraduate and graduate students.

3

No age limitations

Students of all ages may apply.

5 Facts About EPOC Environmental Scholarship Fund

01.

Connecticut residents only

Applicants must be residents of Connecticut.

02.

Membership replaces residency requirement occasionally

If applicants are not members of EPOC then they must have an immediate family member (spouse or child) of an EPOC member, in good standing, is required.

03.

Financial need is not required

Applicants do not need to provide any financial information for this scholarship.

04.

Part-time students are eligible

Part-time as well as full-time students are eligible to apply.

05.

About the program

The scholarship program was established more than 20 years ago.