Oregon State University

College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences

Undergraduate Scholarships

The College of Earth, Ocean, & Atmospheric Sciences offers a number of scholarships that recognize undergraduates for their accomplishments and achievements. We encourage students to apply to all scholarships for which they meet the criteria.

The following scholarships are available for undergraduate students in CEOAS and awarded on an annual basis. All CEOAS scholarship applications are due on March 20, 2017.

Open to all CEOAS Undergraduate Students

  • Landau Association Scholarship (also available to Graduate Students)

    The Landau Association Scholarship seeks to recognize CEOAS students who are passionate about pursuing environmental consulting careers.

    Criteria: Applicant must be a graduate or undergraduate student in a CEOAS major and have a passion for environmental consulting.

  • Linda Lamb Scholarship

    The Linda Lamb Scholarship seeks to support undergraduate students in the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences who may be members of an underrepresented group and to lessen the need for outside income while working toward completion of a degree.

    Criteria: Applicants must be a member of an underrepresented group (ex. ethnic minority, physical and/or learning disabled, first generation college student, veteran, etc.) and in good standing in their CEOAS major. Financial need will be used as evaluation criteria.

Open to Earth Sciences majors with the Climate Science or Earth Systems options

  • Climate Science Undergraduate Scholarship

    This scholarship recognizes students who show academic and extracurricular involvement and a strong pursuit of climate science studies. Award amounts are $2000-$3000.

    Criteria: Applicants must be an OSU Earth Sciences major with either a Climate Science or Earth Systems option with a focus on climate issues, have a 3.00 or above OSU GPA, and plan to enroll for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Open to Earth Sciences majors with the Geography option

  • Christian John Hunt Memorial Scholarship

    This scholarship is awarded to students majoring in geography who have a high degree of integrity, reflecting honesty and a respect for other people, who will constructively aid the study of geography. Established by Mr. Jack Hunt in memory of his son Christian John Hunt.

    Criteria: Applicants must be an OSU Earth Sciences major in Geography, be able to demonstrate a high degree of personal integrity reflecting honesty and respect for others, be from a middle income family, have a 2.25 or above GPA, and demonstrate a keen interest in geography.

Open to Environmental Sciences Majors

  • Anne Elizabeth Sellers Environmental Sciences Scholarship

    This scholarship is made in the memory of Anne Elizabeth Sellers. From the age of 16 until her death at the age of 32, Anne Elizabeth Sellers was a passionate defender of Oregon's wild places, a fighter for environmental justice, a vegetarian, an organic gardener, a bicycle commuter, and a lover of animals. The scholarship seeks to support the higher education of students with a similar interest in and dedication to protecting and improving the natural environment.

    Criteria: Applicants must have declared an undergraduate major in Environmental Sciences for the entire period that the scholarship applies. Applicants also must pursue their degree based at the Corvallis campus; be Oregon residents and U.S. citizens; have credits sufficient for junior standing by the beginning of the fall term when the scholarship begins; and maintain a minimum 3.0 grade point average in core courses required for the major and in classes associated with their specialization in the major.

    Preference will be given to those with high financial need and/or those who are under-represented in the major. Under-represented students include: students of color, with disabilities, who are single parents, who are from isolated rural areas, who are veterans, who are older than average (25+ years), and/or who are the first generation in their family to attend college.

    The scholarship will support one student annually starting with the 2017-2018 academic year at $4,750. Students making satisfactory progress toward the Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Sciences and in good standing may continue for a second year of scholarship funding without reapplying. Questions of satisfactory progress will be determined by the program director.

  • Engagement in Environmental Sciences Scholarship

    Two scholarships are awarded annually to one on-campus and one Ecampus Environmental Sciences student to recognize engagement and commitment to environmental sciences both inside and outside of the classroom. Post Baccalaureate students are eligible.

    Criteria: Applicants must be an OSU Environmental Sciences major (either Corvallis campus or Ecampus), have a 3.00 minimum GPA, have at least 28 credits completed at OSU, and be a well-rounded student committed to environmental sciences both in and out of the classroom.

  • Excellence in Environmental Sciences Scholarships

    Scholarships of $500-$1000 are awarded to recognize students who show academic excellence in the Environmental Sciences major.

    Criteria: Applicants must be an OSU Environmental Sciences major (Corvallis campus or Ecampus), have a 3.50 minimum GPA, and at least 28 credits completed at OSU.

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