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Graduate Student Funding Opportunities
These resources can help you locate funding to support your tuition and fees or your research. For a list of current opportunities, see Jobs & Money.
Scholarships, Fellowships and Grants
- Peace Corps Coverdell Fellowship Program (for returned Peace Corps Volunteers)
- Edmund S. Muskie, Freedom Support Act Fellowships (for international students from the former Soviet Union)
- Graduate College Fellowships (for incoming graduate student; SNRE applies annually for Fellowship support (~$5000), and faculty select one or two students to receive funds.
- College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Scholarships (These are Tuition scholarships. SNRE's Academic Coordinator assists a faculty committee that sets distribution of funds among graduate students nominated by their faculty advisor for all admitted graduate and undergraduate students).
- T and E, Inc., Small Grants
- Travel Grants (Graduate and Professional Student Council)
The following scholarships are earmarked for students in SNRE, but most are administered through the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences (CALS). Applications become available in the spring of each year. SNRE students should use the CALS on-line application to apply for these scholarships, and applicants will automatically be eligible for funds from certain CALS scholarships targeted for any student with a major within CALS. Faculty in the School select scholarship recipients in their respective Programs, and determine how funds will be divided among selected students, but these selections are subject to review by CALS administrators.
Cowden, E. Ray Scholarship (annual funds available ≈$5,000) Available for freshman through graduate students in the Range Program, but most often awarded to advanced undergraduate students. Range Program faculty select students and notify the Assistant Director who forwards names to the College.
Phil Ogden Endowment - primarily for travel grants for graduate students (and some undergraduates) in the Range Option and presenting at scientific conferences. Awarded twice each year to cover winter and summer meetings. Nominations are made by major professors in the Range Resources Program. Award - usually $500 each; 2 to 3 awards each year.
Harry Wayne Springfield Endowment - Same criteria as for Ogden Awards; primarily for graduate students (some undergraduates) focusing on Range Science or plant ecology within SNRE. Students nominated and selected by Rangeland and Forest Resources faculty. Award - usually $500 each; 5 awards each year.
H. Lynn Anderson Fund (annual funds available ≈$1,400) For full-time students in Range program. Graduate or undergraduate students are eligible.
Noon, Horton E. (annual funds available ≈$850) Upper division undergraduate or graduate students with professional promise and good character; must be an Arizona resident; Preference to students with financial need. This award is available to students in Watershed.
Martha Grinder (about $800 / year) Award goes to graduate students in the Wildlife & Fisheries Program; highest priority to doctoral students in Wildlife with a demonstrated interest and contribution in teaching. Award may not be made every year. The Wildlife & Fisheries scholarship coordinator will call for nominations from WFSC faculty at the end of Spring Semester for the Fall award.
Seegmiller, Rick (annual funds available ≈$650) Award goes to graduate students in the Wildlife & Fisheries Program doing wildlife research and evidence of unusual contributions to undergraduate or graduate students or to faculty in the WFSC Program. Award may not be made every year. The Wildlife & Fisheries scholarship coordinator will call for nominations from WFSC faculty at the end of Spring Semester for the Fall award.
Arrington Scholarship (annual funds available ≈ $5,000). For graduate students in Wildlife with preference to students who: (#1) were former employees of Arizona Game & Fish or (#2) worked on projects associated with Az G&F, or (#3) have extensive experience working in the field of Wildlife Management.
Erv Zube Scholarship - (annual funds available ≈$1,000) Full-time graduate students demonstrating outstanding potential in their field and majoring in SNRE or Landscape Architecture. Funds come to SNRE in odd-numbered years and to Landscape Architecture in even-numbered years.
C.P. Patrick Reid Scholarship - Created at retirement of former SNRE director, Dr. C.P. Patrick Reid. Awards may begin in Fall 2009.