EPAZ Environmental Scholarship Program

Encouraging students who have invested their future in the environment, EPAZ awards over $8,000 each year to graduate and undergraduate students in environmental programs in Arizona. 

To qualify for the 2021 Scholarship, you must:
  • Be an undergraduate or graduate student in an Arizona environmental program.
  • Be pursuing a career in the environmental field.
  • Have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and making satisfactory progress.
  • Be a full or part-time student for the 2020-2021 academic year in an Arizona Environmental Program.

(Please note that if you are not currently enrolled in an academic program then you will need to wait and apply for this scholarship opportunity once you have been enrolled in the eligible program.  Applications are accepted each year starting in October.)

If you meet these qualifications, complete the online application by December 31, 2020.

The scholarship application will require the following questions to be answered in essay form within a limit of two pages.

1. Why are you interested in pursuing a career in the environmental area?
2. Describe any environmental experience you have, e.g. volunteer work, jobs, etc.
3. What specific environmental areas are you most interested in and why?
4. How do you plan to benefit the Arizona environment with your education?

The online application requires contact information for two references and you will be required to upload the following documents:

  • Letters of Reference from two references
  • Academic Transcript
  • Essay

Scholarships include a complimentary one year EPAZ membership, including free attendance at the Annual EPAZ Conference and free monthly luncheon meetings. (Winners are invited to participate.)

Scholarship Awards will be presented at the 17th Annual EPAZ Conference in Phoenix, AZ.  2021 conference date is to be determined due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Questions?  Please direct your questions to us at [email protected].

2021 Scholarship Application