The Conway School’s Board of Trustees have approved a limited number of need-based grants for the 2013-2014 academic year. Please contact the school for details. Conway gladly assists students who are applying for other sources of scholarship funding. A list of potential scholarship resources is below.
U.S. Government Grants
Source of information about federal, state, and municipal grants.
Applicants must have maintained a legal residence in Massachusetts for at least one year, have a minimum “B” average (3.0 on a 4.0 scale), have good character, and have financial need. There are eleven (11) scholarships available. Only one application is required per student. It should be noted that the Ruth Cleveland Scholarship is available to graduate or undergraduate students pursuing the study of the arts and/or sciences and that three of the scholarships require that the student attend the University of Massachusetts. The GCFM Scholarship Committee determines a student’s eligibility based on a completed application package.
National Garden Clubs, Inc.
Thirty-five advanced annual scholarships were awarded in 2011 for the academic year of 2011-2012, each in the amount of $3,500.
Switzer Environmental Fellowship Program
The goal of the Switzer Environmental Fellowship Program is to support highly talented graduate students in New England and California whose studies are directed toward improving environmental quality and who demonstrate the potential for leadership in their field.
EPA STAR Program
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program, offers Graduate Fellowships for masters and doctoral level students in environmental fields of study.
Air & Waste Management Association
Individuals must be full-time graduate students pursuing courses of study and research leading to careers in air quality, waste management, environmental management/policy/law, and/or sustainability.
AIGA (American Institute of Graphic Arts)
Worldstudio Foundation, in conjunction with AIGA, the professional association for design, provides scholarships to minority and economically disadvantaged students who are studying design and arts disciplines in colleges and universities in the United States. (Supported fields of study change from year to year.)
This site is dedicated to providing career and self-development information to all minorities, specifically African Americans, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, Latino/Hispanic Americans, Native Americans and women.
Many cities and regions have community foundations that offer a wide array of scholarships for different types of applicants and educational programs. To find the one that serves students from your area, go to the “Community Foundation Locator” on this site. Click on your state on the map or enter your zip code into the search feature.
American Association of University Women
AAUW has helped more than 10,000 women from more than 130 countries break through barriers and pursue their dreams of obtaining graduate degrees or making an impact in their communities.
DHS Scholarship and Fellowship Program
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security provides stipend, tuition, and fees for students majoring in homeland security related science, technology, engineering and mathematics (HS-STEM) disciplines with an interest, major, or concentration directly related to one of the homeland security research areas. Full tuition plus monthly stipend. (Conway students have completed a sustainable landscape management plan for a U.S. military base.)
FinAid (part of Monster.com)
The Foundation Center’s Foundation Grants to Individuals Online
Provides online access to accurate, up-to-date information on foundations that fund scholarships, fellowships, loans, and internships. Available as a paid subscription or for free at various public libraries across the U.S.