Internships and Awards

Bryant S. Kendrick Memorial Outdoors Fund

Award funding for an extramural experience of self-examination and reflection through exploration of the natural world. Recipients record their experiences in an artful way and present them at W&L.

Chesapeake Bay Program Internships

The Environmental Studies Program is pleased to announce it is offering student internship and research opportunities in Chesapeake Bay restoration and watershed ecology. These opportunities are offered in two forms: a stipend-only internship, and a research internship that includes stipend as well as generous budgets for travel and research costs.

A. Paul Knight Internship Program in Conservation

Undergraduate students from any major and law students interested in the environment are eligible for the Knight Internship. The program is designed to fund projects that further the protection of the environment or provide ecologically sound outdoor recreational opportunities.

Earle Bates Prize in Environmental Studies

The Earle Bates Prize in Environmental Studies is awarded to a graduating environmental studies student in honor of Earle Bates, a strong supporter of the Environmental Studies Program and a role model of environmental citizenship.

Morris K. Udall Undergraduate Scholarship

The Morris K. Udall Scholarship and Excellence in National Environmental Policy Foundation awards 80 merit-based scholarships of up to $5,000 and 50 Honorable Mentions of $350 to college sophomores and juniors who have demonstrated outstanding potential and a commitment to pursuing careers related to the environment and/or Native American and Alaska Native college sophomores and juniors who have demonstrated outstanding potential and a commitment to careers related to tribal public policy or health care.