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New York Major Environmental Career Scholarship Application

Scholarship Sponsored by New York Water Environment Association

Value: $12,000
Awards Available: 8

The eligibility criteria for the $12,000 scholarship (paid out over four years) is as follows:

  • Year One: $1,000
  • Year Two: $2,500
  • Year Three: $3,500
  • Year Four: $5,000​​

The recipient must be:

  • A qualifying high school senior
  • A New York State resident
  • Enrolled full-time in a B.S. or B.E. degree program with an environmental emphasis.

Environmental Career Scholarship Guidelines ​

(Please also review the Policies and Procedures for all scholarships online prior to applying)

Scholarship​ Application

​The 2024 Scholarship Application Period is now open!

Scholarship Application Tips:

  • The state level NYWEA scholarships, NG Kaul scholarship, and Jim Anderson scholarship ​application deadline i​s FEBRUARY 29, 2024 at 5 PM EST
  • Visit our Scholarships page for full descriptions of all state level NYWEA scholarships and eligibility criteria. Visit the Chapters pages for more information on regional scholarships. 

2024 NYWEA Scholarship Appli​cation for High School Seniors

High School Seniors may apply for Major ​​Scholarships (the Environmental Career Scholarship & Nicholas J. Bartilucci Scholarship), the General High School Scholarship and Child of Member Scholarship on one application (check all that apply on your application form).

Application & Supporting Document Checklist for High School Seniors

Completed application form ​ - you must answer the first two essay questions for all scholarships, and the third scholarship for the Major Scholarships. Be sure to initial the last page.

  1. High school transcript
  2. College transcript (if applicable​)
  3. Two letters of recommendation: At least one of the two recommendations MUST be from a Science or Math Teacher. 
    No recommendations can be from relatives. Only two letters will be reviewed by the committee. 

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