Scholarships

The following scholarships are available to graduating high school seniors interested in the environment, conservation or other related fields. Please check websites for specific requirements for each application.

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences

NRES is occasionally informed of scholarships for students with an environmental focus that are offered by other organizations. Refer to their website for links of updated scholarship opportunities.

Illinois Conservation Foundation

The Illinois Conservation Foundation offers the Conservation Achievement Scholarship to promote the value of our natural world and encourage the next generation of leaders to engage in personal efforts to preserve and enhance a sustainable outdoor environment.

Illinois Lakes Management

Illinois Lakes Management provides scholarships for students enrolled in natural resource disciplines related to lake and/or watershed management at an Illinois college or university, or any Illinois resident attending college or university in Indiana, Minnesota, Ohio, or Wisconsin.

Solid Waste Association of North America Land of Lincoln Chapter

The Land of Lincoln Chapter of the Solid Waste Association of North America annually provides a scholarship to students enrolled in civil or environmental engineering, biology, geology, environmental studies, environmental science or related studies.

Volo Bog

Friends of Volo Bog offers a scholarship to those pursuing a career in preserving the environment who are studying at an Illinois college.