Sustainability Scholarship

The Windstar Foundation was co-founded by John Denver and Thomas Crum, and hopes “to inspire individuals to make responsible choices and take direct personal actions to achieve a peaceful and environmentally sustainable future.” sustainability scholarship

If you are a student studying in an area of sustainability or environmental studies, apply for The Windstar Environmental Studies Scholarship Program. This year the scholarships they are giving out include:

  • two $500 scholarships to undergraduates entering their junior or senior year of college
  • one $1,000 scholarship for graduate students entering their second year of graduate school


  • Applicant must be a U.S student enrolled in an accredited U.S. college or university, and must be majoring in Environmental Studies, Environmental Engineering, or another area focused on environmental studies
  • Applicant must have a college GPA of 3.0 or better in the field of their major
  • Undergraduate applicants must be entering their junior or senior year of college
  • Graduate student applicants must be entering their second year of graduate school

Application Process:

  • Deadline is June 1, 2010
  • Applicants must submit the following items by email:
    • Application form found on the Windstar Foundation website
    • A 500 word essay. The essay must be on an environmental issue that is of concern to the applicant, and it must describe the personal actions the applicant has taken relative to the issue.
    • Copy of college transcripts (including all college courses completed)

For more  information visit the Windstar Foundation website.

3 comments to “Sustainability Scholarship”

  1. Offering scholarships to students interested in environmental issues sends a strong message about the increasing importance of sustainability for businesses. Future leaders (now students) need to be educated about the variety of sustainability issues; it’s not just about water. What about a company’s IT footprint, for example. This is one of the reasons Google is at the forefront with finding sustainable technology solutions.

    Anyway, I’ll post this on my Facebook and spread the word.

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