Scholarships & Fellowships
Wellesley Students also compete for national environmentally related fellowships and scholarships including:
This scholarship is open to college sophomores or juniors either who study the environment and related fields or who are Native American or Alaskan Natives who plan to study in fields related to health care or tribal public policy. The scholarship provides up to $5000, and students attend a four-day Orientation in Arizona at the organization’s expense.
The application and interview process for Wellesley nomination for this scholarship generally takes place in January or February. For nominated students the full application is due to the Udall Foundation in early March. Contact the Center for Work and Service for more information.
Wellesley recipients in recent years:
2012: Elli Blaine; Maia Fitzstevens (honorable mention)
2011: Kelly Mercer (honorable mention)
2009: Leslye Penticoff
2008: Debra Hausladen; Jennie Hatch
2007: Asha Stenquist (honorable mention)
2006: Anita Yip (honorable mention)
2003: Ariel Diamond
2003: Abby Tinker
National Wildlife Federation Grant
The National Wildlife Federation provides grants to students for Environmentally related projects on campus. Students must have a faculty co-sponsor.
Previous Wellesley recipients include:
2006-7: Anita Yip (to establish a community bicycle program)
2002-3: Ariel Diamond (to revitalize campus recycling)