Environmental Internship Scholarship

The Environmental Internship Scholarship provides funding for a Conservation and Environmental Science major or minor to engage in a for-credit internship during the summer or fall term. Eligible students will have an internship related to environmental science or conservation lined up or in the process of being secured. The criteria are:

Plans for completion of a 3-credit internship at an organization with an environmental science or conservation mission during the spring or summer term
A declared Conservation and Environmental Science major or minor
Minimum 2.75 GPA)
Preference will be given to students with demonstrated financial need as shown on the FAFSA

Students selected for this scholarship will need to enroll in a 3 credit internship course and this scholarship is intended to cover the costs of that 3-credit class.

Applicants need to thoroughly complete the UWM general scholarship application including the activities and work experience being sure to include all information that you wish to share with the review committee about your activities related to conservation and environmental science.

Up to $1,500
School/Colleges, Departments, and Areas
Geography, College of Letters & Sciences
Supplemental Questions
  1. Why have you chosen to major or minor in Conservation and Environmental Science and what are your career goals?
  2. Describe the internship you have lined up, including the organization name, your responsibilities, and the amount of time the internships requires per week. If you do not have an internship lined up yet, outline where you are in the process of securing an internship.
  3. How will this internship advance your career development and university studies?