The Stantec Consulting Scholarship Fund was established in 2012 with a gift from Stantec Consulting. The fund shall be used to provide financial assistance to meritorious full-time undergraduate student(s) at the University of Maine who are majoring in Ecology and Environmental Sciences, Wildlife Ecology, or related fields. First preference shall be given to students from Maine.
The John F. Boyle Environmental Prize was endowed by the generous gifts from the family of John F. Boyle and gifts from faculty and graduates from the program. The scholarship recognizes the top graduating Senior in the EES Program.
The Wallace C. and Janet S. Dunham Ecology and Environmental Sciences Program Scholarship will be awarded to incoming students who demonstrate academic excellence. Preference shall be given to students who are graduates of New Jersey or Vermont high schools, because Wallace is a native of New Jersey and Janet is a native of Vermont.
Those wishing to contribute to either the Boyle Prize or the Dunham Scholarship should contact the University of Maine Foundation.
In addition, students in the EES program are eligible for hundreds of thousands of dollars in both need-based and merit scholarships offered annually by the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture. Students wishing apply for these awards should complete the college scholarship application by March 1 of each academic year.
Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation Scholarship
The Morris K. Udall Scholarship and Excellence in National Environmental Policy Foundation was authorized by the U.S. Congress in 1992 to honor Congressman Morris King Udall and his legacy of public service: The Udall Foundation furthers Congressman Udall’s legacy by awarding scholarships of up to $5,000 to undergraduate students who study the environment and related fields, and to Native American and Alaska Native undergraduate students in fields related to health care and tribal public policy. The Foundation is supported by a special trust fund in the U.S. Treasury and contributions from the private sector. The Foundation will award approximately 80 scholarships to outstanding students, to be known as Morris K. Udall Scholars. The awards will be made on the basis of merit to two groups of students: Those who are college sophomores or juniors in the current academic year, have outstanding potential, and who study the environment and related fields. Native American and Alaska Native students who are college sophomores or juniors in the current academic year, have outstanding potential, and are in fields related to health care or tribal public policy.
Who should apply?
- Sophomores or juniors
- Students with at least a 3.0 GPA
- US citizens, US nationals, or US permanent residents
- Students studying the environment or related fields
- Native American students studying health care or tribal public policy
University of Maine contact
- UMaine Financial Aid office has prepared a helpful document for identifying and applying for scholarships (PDF).