The SAEMS Scholarship - 2018

Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarships for students in an environmental field of study

To encourage students planning to work in the environmental field or focus on solutions to environmental problems each spring SAEMS awards scholarships to students pursuing a career in an environmental field. Total SAEMS scholarship awards is over $215,000 since the very first awards in 1991.

This application is for current University of Arizona students, who are continuing in the 2018-2019 academic year and pursuing a career in the Environmental, Health, and Safety field.

To be eligible, you must at the time of application:

  • Plan on pursuing a career in the environmental arena
  • Be a full-time University of Arizona undergraduate (12 units+/semester) or grad (3-9 units)
  • Have a 2.5+ GPA & satisfactory degree progress
  • Be continuing for the 2018-2019 school year at the University of Arizona
  • SAEMS student membership strongly encouraged (visit

To avoid problems with application submissions, please edit and save application responses on your own computer or drive, before pasting into the form for submission. Only one response will be accepted per person.

Entry Requirements

Please submit the scholarship application form after final December 2018 grades post, no later than March 31, 2019:

  • Finalists will be contacted to interview with the SAEMS Scholarship Committee in April 2018
  • Scholarship awards ($500 to $4,000) are sent to UA bursar accounts.
  • Tuition & book scholarship awards (typically at least $1,000) divided between Fall & Spring.
  • $500 research/travel/training/project awards are provided in the Fall semester.
  • Scholarship winners are asked to introduce themselves at a SAEMS lunch meeting.

Thank you for your interest in the SAEMS scholarship!

Who to contact

Contact BJ Cordova
Title SAEMS Education Chair
Telephone (520) 481-3223

Scholarship Application


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