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Environmental Engineering and Science Foundation Master's Degree Scholarship Program

Thank you for your interest in the EESF Scholarship Program. The EESF is the Foundation for the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists (AAEES). Please review all eligibility guidelines and FAQs for the EESF scholarship and the documents you will be required to submit before continuing with the application process.

EESF Master's Degree Scholarships in Environmental Engineering and Science

Two scholarships in the amount of $2,500 each are offered to students completing programs at four year institutions who will be entering graduate programs to complete a Master's Degree. One scholarship is offered for completion of a Master's Degree in Environmental Engineering or related field of engineering. A second is offered for a Master's Degree in Environmental Science.

These scholarships are based on academic performance.


Candidates for the EESF Master's Degree Scholarships in Environmental Engineering and Science must be:

  • A United States citizen or permanent resident.
  • An applicant to an Environmental Engineering (or related field of engineering) or Environmental Science Master's Degree program at an accredited college/university.
  • Possess a degree or in the process of completing a degree from an accredited four year university or college in civil, chemical, mechanical, or environmental engineering or one of the environmental sciences (e.g. geology, hydrogeology, ecology).
  • Cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.

Required Documents

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All candidates must submit with a completed application:

  • A current resume.
  • An essay of 250-500 words, "Tell us about your professional goals to protect the environment and public health."
  • Two written recommendations, with at least one from a university official (e.g. advisor, professor).
  • A copy of an official transcript of your undergraduate academic record.

Scholarship funds may only be used for university/college billed expenses such as tuition.

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