Deadline: The 2019 Scholarship Application deadline is Thursday, October 31, 2019.

How to Apply:

Undergraduate Students:

The LSRPA awards the Elmeryl Davies Memorial Scholarship annually to undergraduate students in their junior or senior year in a four-year accredited science or engineering program. The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage students to pursue careers in the environmental field and to provide students with opportunities to connect with LSRPA members through our Student Member program to obtain internships and full-time jobs upon graduation.  The LSRPA will determine the amount of the scholarship based on fundraising activities.  At this time, we anticipate that the awards will be $3,000 each.  Each scholarship is awarded in one disbursement.

 Eligibility Requirements

 Applicant must be a LSRPA student member who is:

  • A graduate student or a junior or senior undergraduate student; 
  • Enrolled at a New Jersey college or university, or a resident of New Jersey who is enrolled at a College or University outside of New Jersey; and
  • Enrolled full time in an accredited science or engineering program (declared major in a field related to the environment) with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

 Evaluation Criteria

 Applications will be based on the following:

  • Grade point average;
  • Letters of Recommendation;
  • An essay on your career goals; and
  • Work experience and involvement in other activities.

 Required Application Materials

  • A completed signed/dated (see the appropriate links at the top of the page); and
  • Current transcripts - undergraduate and graduate - for colleges/universities attended.
  • Essay
  • Recommendations / References

Graduate Students:

The LSRPA awards the Elmeryl Davies Memorial Scholarship annually to graduate students in an accredited science or engineering program. The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage students to pursue careers in the environmental field and to provide students with opportunities to connect with LSRPA members through our Student Member program to obtain internships and full-time jobs upon graduation.  The LSRPA will determine the amount of the scholarship based on fundraising activities.  At this time, we anticipate that the awards will be $3,000 each for full-time students and $1,000 each for part-time students.  Each scholarship is awarded in one disbursement.

Eligibility Requirements                               

Applicant must be a LSRPA student member who is:    

  • A full-time or part-time student at a college or university located in New Jersey or is a New Jersey resident; and
  • Pursuing a Masters degree or Ph.D. in an accredited science or engineering program, in a field related to the environment.                                

Evaluation Criteria                               

Applications will be evaluated based on the following:   

  • Evidence of academic achievement
  • A reference from a professor in your department
  • An essay on your career goals
  • Work experience and involvement in other activities                                               

Required Application Materials

  • A completed signed/dated application
  • A completed essay
  • A reference letter
  • Transcripts from all schools of higher education attended                                        

Questions?


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