While the Scholarship Office at SSU offers numerous merit-based scholarships based on criteria such as GPA and career interests, below are several scholarship opportunities especially targeted to ENSP majors (including some for ENSP majors who are interested in the teaching profession).
In order to apply for a scholarship, you must be attending SSU or have applied for admission to SSU. There is only one form to use for all scholarships. It is available on-line or at the Scholarship Office September 15th and is due by January 15th for the Fall semester of the following academic year. There is a minimum cumulative GPA requirement.
The Scholarship Office is located in Salazar Hall, Room 1010 and can be reached by phone at 707/664-2261 or via their web site www.sonoma.edu/scholarship.
- Kenneth M. Stocking Scholarship. ENSP major.
- Orey L. Riley Memorial Scholarship. ENSP major.
- Delphine Newman Environmental Studies Scholarship. ENSP major. Prefer Students in Energy Management and Design Study Plan.
- David B. Elder Memorial Scholarship. ENSP major. Prefer involvement and practicality; CA resident; So. Co. high school.
- Melissa Lindsay Brown Scholarship. Female; CA H.S. grad; ENSP or Geology major; career interest in Environmental Geology.
- Carlos Asa Call Scholarship. Geography, Biology, or ENSP major. Prefer interest in climatology, etc.
Note: These could be awarded to ENSP students pursuing the Environmental Education Study Plan
- George H. and Lucy Cassidy Memorial Scholarship. Female; Plans to teach; Prefer Sonoma Valley and financial need.
- Gertrude D. Cassidy Memorial Scholarship.
Female; plans to teach; prefer Sonoma Valley and financial need.
- Teacher Education Scholarship. Planning to teach in grades K-8.
Betty Riess Scholarship. Global Studies and Environmental Studies major. Two awards.
- Bob Sharp Environmental Scholarship. Environmental Studies or Biology major with significant contributions to the field.
- Peacock Garden Club of Marin. Botany or Environmental Studies major.
Research and Writing Award:
- Nancy Foster Glasmeier Research and Writing Award. One. This research award is for outstanding undergraduates engaged in projects addressing pressing environmental issues. All ENSP majors are eligible to apply. The funds may be used for educational and project-related expenses. For information, contact Prof. Caroline Christian at email@example.com or 707/664-3144.
- NoGAP (National Graduate School Achievement Program) is a federal TRiO grant project part of the Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program named after the scientist/astronaut who was killed in the Challenger shuttle. This program extends funds to assist 25 undergraduate students continue their postsecondary studies at a Ph.D.-granting institution of their choice. Eligible SSU students must be low-income/first-generation students or students belonging to one of three ethnic minority groups: African-American, Hispanic, or American Indian/Alaskan Native. Interested students should go to the project offices in Salazar hall 1040 and pick up an application.
- SANDS for a Sustainable Future Scholarship Fund. This scholarship will provide support to students pursuing any field of study that will help insure that resources available to society today will still be available tomorrow. In addition to the personal statement required of all applicants, students must provide a statement not longer than one page that describes their involvement with a sustainability issue and the significance of this involvement in shaping their goals for college and their future. Applications must be received at the Community Foundation by Monday, March 2, 2009, 5 p.m. Postmark dates will not be accepted. For full scholarship application packet and instructions, visit www.sonomacf.org/scholarships or all 707/579-4073 ext. 18.