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NJSWEP Scholarship Program

The New Jersey Chapter of the Society of Women Environmental Professionals ("NJSWEP") is pleased to announce the continuation of the NJSWEP Scholarship Program in 2024. The purpose of the Scholarship Program is to encourage women to pursue careers in an environmental field, to mentor undergraduate and graduate students who are majoring in environmental and related subjects, and to provide students with opportunities to connect with NJSWEP members for future internships and careers in the environmental industry.

A scholarship applicant must be an individual identifying as a woman and be either an undergraduate or graduate student attending an accredited New Jersey College or University. The undergraduate student must be entering their junior or senior year in the Fall of 2024 or will complete 60 credit hours as of September 2024. The graduate student must either start or continue their graduate studies related to the environment, such as science, policy, or law, in the Fall of 2024. A declared major in a field related to the environment is required.

Each scholarship award will be $3,500 and includes free membership in NJSWEP for the duration of 2024. Scholarship money will be awarded to two graduate students and two undergraduate students.

Applications must be received by April 12, 2024. The NJSWEP Scholarship Committee will be announcing the scholarship award recipients in May 2024 and will present the awards at the NJSWEP 16th Annual Gala (June 26, 2024). Immediate family members of NJSWEP Board of Directors or NJSWEP Scholarship Selection Committee are not eligible to apply.

For questions or additional information contact Emily Bausher, Scholarship Chair, at scholarship@njswep.org please include "NJSWEP Scholarship" and your full name in the subject line of the email).

Instructions to complete the application may be found here. 

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