LSRPA Scholarship Applications

Deadline: The 2018 Scholarship Application deadline is November 16, 2018

How to Apply:

  • Completed applications should be sent to the LSRPA Scholarship coordinator at your university/college, if one has been assigned, or directly to the LSRPA at [email protected]


The Elmeryl Davies Memorial Scholarship is awarded annually by the LSRPA to undergraduate students entering into the junior or senior year of a four year accredited geoscience or engineering program and to master’s students entering or currently enrolled in an accredited geoscience or engineering program. The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage students to pursue careers in the environmental field and to provide students with opportunities to connect with LSRPA members through our Student Member program for future internships/careers. The LSRPA will determine the amount of the scholarship based on fundraising activities.  At this time, it is anticipated that the awards will be $2,000 each.  The scholarship is awarded in one disbursement.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant must be a LSRPA student member who is:

  • A graduate student or a junior or senior undergraduate student; 
  • Enrolled at a New Jersey college or university, or a resident of New Jersey who is enrolled at a College or University outside of New Jersey; and
  • Enrolled full time in an accredited science or engineering program (declared major in a field related to the environment) with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Evaluation Criteria

Applications will be based on the following:

  • Grade point average;
  • Letters of Recommendation;
  • An essay on your career goals; and
  • Work experience and involvement in other activities.

Required Application Materials

  • A completed signed/dated application ; and
  • Current transcripts - undergraduate and graduate - for colleges/universities attended.
  • Essay
  • Recommendations / References


Contact the College Outreach team at: [email protected]