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Apprentice Ecologist Initiative Youth Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Nicodemus Wilderness Project
P.O. Box 40712
Albuquerque, NM 87196-0712
Eligibility: Applicants must be students who are between the ages of 13 and 21. They must devise and complete an environmental conservation project then write an essay describing the experience. Selection is based on the quality of the project and essay.

Amount: $1,750
Deadline: December 31
How to apply: Application instructions are available online. An essay and a project photo are required.

Clay and Elsie Williams Rural Conservation Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of the Rappahannock River Region
Millrace North
725 Jackson Street
Suite 114
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Eligibility: Applicants must be seniors from King George County High School or be a home-schooled student residing in King George County with a minimum 2.7 GPA. Students must demonstrate plans to attend a four-year college or university, a community college or a vocational/technical school. Preference will be given to students with a rural or agricultural background and from those who have circumstances or financial need that create obstacles to further education.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 5
How to apply: Applications are available online.

Emily M. Hewitt and Stephen K. Stocking Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Calaveras Big Trees Association
P.O. Box 1196
Arnold, CA 95223
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled full-time in an accredited California post-secondary educational institution and must have career goals that are related to communicating and interpreting nature's wonder. Students pursuing degrees in environmental protection, forestry, wildlife and fisheries biology, parks and recreation, park management, environmental law and public policy, environmental art and California history are encouraged to apply. Selection is based on dedication to the ideals of the scholarship and financial need.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: April 15
How to apply: Student must submit a statement of personal and career goals, a resume (and portfolio if applicable) and transcripts of all college work completed to date. On the cover page, include your name, address, phone number and college major.

Federal Junior Duck Stamp Program and Scholarship Competition
Sponsor: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Headquarters
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
1849 C Street, NW
Washington, DC 20240
Eligibility: Applicants must be in kindergarten to 12th grade and submit their artwork to their state or local department. Students must be U.S. citizens, resident aliens or nationals. The first place national winner has their art made into the next Federal Junior Duck Stamp and travels with a parent to the next First Day of Sale event for their stamp.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.

George Montgomery/NRA Youth Wildlife Art Contest
Sponsor: National Rifle Association
11250 Waples Mill Road
Fairfax, VA 22030
Eligibility: Applicants must be in grades 1 through 12 and submit an original artwork depicting any North American game bird or animal that may be legally hunted or trapped. NRA membership is not required. Art is divided into categories based on grade level and is judged on effort, creativity, anatomical accuracy and composition.

Amount: Up to $1,000
Deadline: October 31
How to apply: Application information is available online. A statement of authenticity signed by a parent, guardian or teacher must be submitted along with the artwork.

OFAC Law Group Eco-Friendly Scholarship
Sponsor: OFAC Law Group
409 7th Street NW
Suite 15
Washington, DC 20004
Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate, graduate or law school students at an accredited institution in the United States. Students must be in good academic standing with a 3.0 minimum cumulative GPA. An essay on a provided prompt is required.

Amount: $500
Deadline: December 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.

Semper Solaris Scholarship
Sponsor: Semper Solaris
1805 John Towers Avenue
El Cajon, CA 92020
Eligibility: Applicants must submit a 750-word essay on how students of today can influence the future of renewable and sustainable energy. Students must also submit their college or university name, address and proof of enrollment. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Amount: Up to $3,000
Deadline: May 6 and November 11
How to apply: Applications are available online.

Steve Duckett Local Conservation Scholarship
Sponsor: Steve Duckett Attorney at Law
9119 Church Street
Suite 12
Manassas, VA 20110
Eligibility: Applicants must provide a resume highlighting their interest in service and activism. Students must submit a 500 word personal statement explaining dedication to local conservation efforts, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be entering an accredited community college, college, university or post-graduate program.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: October 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.

Student Video Contest
Sponsor: World of 7 Billion
2120 L Street NW
Suite 500
Washington, DC 20037
Eligibility: Applicants must be in grades 6-12 and students may be located anywhere in the world. Students must submit a 60-second video about human population growth and how it affects climate change, ocean health or rapid urbanization and at least one sustainable solution must be mentioned.

Amount: $300-$1,200
Deadline: March 5
How to apply: Applications are available online.

Theodore Gordon Flyfishers, Inc. Founders Fund Scholarship
Sponsor: Theodore Gordon Flyfishers
P.O. Box 2345
Grand Central Station
New York, NY 10163-2345
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens, undergraduate students with senior standing enrolled full-time or graduate students enrolled full-time. Students must major in an area of environmental studies such as, but not limited to, ecology, hydrology, conservation biology, natural resource management, zoology or environmental law and policy. A list of member institutions is online. Applicants must have a 3.5 GPA in environmental conservation coursework and a minimum 3.0 overall.

Amount: $3,500
Deadline: October 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.