Departmental Competitive Graduate Scholarship


All current or incoming full-time graduate students in the Department of Ecosystem Science and Management (ESSM), including those in interdisciplinary programs with ESSM as their home department. Students in distance-based degree programs are not eligible.

Amount and selection of awards

$1,000 per recipient. The scholarship is competitive and merit-based. Applicants will be evaluated based on their academic performance, extracurricular experience, and other indicators of future success.

How to apply

The application deadline is January 3, 2011. Please submit your application (in one package) electronically to Heather Haliburton, and Jianbang Gan,

Applications must include:

  1. an essay (your career statement and how the scholarship can help you achieve your education goal)
  2. CV
  3. college transcripts and GRE scores
  4. 2 letters of recommendation.