AWRI Undergraduate Student Funding/Opportunities

AWRI offers several funding opportunities to students interested in natural resources and the environment!


D.J. Angus-Scientech Educational Foundation Internship

Application available in Winter 2015

Spring/Summer Semester

Each summer AWRI offers up to 4 competitive summer semester internships made possible by a gift from the D.J. Angus-Scientech Educational Foundation, located in Indianapolis, Indiana. These internships are awarded to Grand Valley undergraduate students majoring in the sciences, including engineering, mathematics, statistics, computer, health, natural resource management, biological, chemical, and physical sciences.


R.B. Annis Undergraduate Student Internships

Application available in Winter 2015

Spring/Summer Semester

Each summer AWRI offers up to 3 competitive summer semester internships made possible by a gift from the R.B. Annis Foundation. These internships are awarded to Grand Valley undergraduate students from any discipline who will conduct research at the Annis Water Resources Institute during their undergraduate tenure at GVSU.


Herbert L. VanderMey Internship

Application available in Fall 2014

Winter Semester

AWRI offers a competitive winter semester internship made possible by a gift from the late Mr. Herbert L. VanderMey. The internship is awarded to a Grand Valley undergraduate student majoring in the sciences, including engineering, computer, health, natural resource management, or physical sciences.


Bill and Diana Wipperfurth Student Research Scholarship

Application available in Winter 2015

Fall Semester

AWRI offers a student research scholarship made possible by a gift from Bill and Diana Wipperfurth. The Wipperfurths started this scholarship because of their love of water and wanted to support promotion of water quality, particularly in the Great Lakes. The scholarship is awarded to a full-time student at Grand Valley entering either their Junior year, Senior year, or at the graduate level.


Dr. Ronald W. Ward Scholarship

Application available in Winter 2015

Each Academic Year

AWRI awards this scholarship, of up to $5,000, to undergraduate students studying the sciences, engineering, math, and/or health professions at GVSU. Preference for this scholarship is given to students from the Indianapolis, IN area. Additional requirements include a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better (on 4.0 scale) and an ACT score of at least 24 (or SAT of at least 1100).


Education/Outreach Internship and Volunteers

Spring Semester

Opportunities are available to assist with the AWRI education and outreach program during spring semester. Preservice teachers can gain hands-on experience with K-12 classes in the Annis Educational Classroom at the Lake Michigan Center and on the GVSU vessels. For more details, contact Janet Vail.


 

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