In an effort to increase student interest in the environmental professions and to support them in defining their career goals, IAEP sponsors research grants and scholarship opportunities. This year’s scholarship opportunity consists of a total award of $10,000 – Five $2,000 awards to aid students in their education-related expenses. The winners will receive their awards and recognition at the IAEP Annual Golf Outing on September 21, 2022.
ELIGIBILITY • Be a United States citizen or legal resident. • Be a full-time student enrolled at an accredited four-year or two-year undergraduate college located in Illinois. • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent on a 5.0 scale) • Have a declared major in a science, engineering or policy related discipline. The following are examples of acceptable majors: civil, chemical or environmental engineering, environmental science, environmental studies, biology, hydrogeology, geology, ecology, industrial hygiene, toxicology, environmental policy. NOTE: this list is not exhaustive. Employment Experience: Please attach a current resume (optional). Recommendations: Please include two written recommendations in support of your pursuit of the environmental profession, at least one being from a university official/professor.
Personal essay: Please write an essay of a minimum of 1,000 words discussing: “Why you wish to pursue a career in the environmental profession”. Essays must include information regarding your inspiration, mentors that have guided you, steps taken to self learning, your education and ideas about the future. Reference citations must be included in your essay Official (preferred) or Unofficial transcript: Include a current transcript of your academic record.
Special Thanks to the sponsors of our Sixteenth Annual IAEP Golf Classic and Environmental Student Scholarship Fundraiser! IAEP SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS: FIRST PLACE: BILL YEN, NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY ($2,000) SECOND PLACE: OLIVIA TEGGE, DEPAUL UNIVERSITY ($1,500) THIRD PLACE: PETER DZIABA, DEPAUL UNIVERSITY ($1,000) FOURTH PLACE: CHRISTIAN WARD, SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY ($500)