At Ball State, 80 percent of our students are eligible for financial aid. The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management offers many scholarships to help you pursue your bachelor’s degree.

For students majoring in Natural Resources and Environmental Management. The Clyde W. Hibbs Memorial Scholarship is a legacy to the department's founder, Clyde W. Hibbs.

Award Amount

Typically, $1,000 to $2,000.

Criteria

Candidates must:

  • be current NREM majors
  • have at least a 3.0 overall GPA and a 3.2 GPA in NREM classes
  • have earned fewer than 60 credits by the end of the current spring semester
  • submit a 700-word essay describing their academic and career goals

How to Apply

To apply, please download and submit the application to the department.

Download Application (PDF)

The Alex and Anna I. Nicoloff Scholarship for Environmental Studies is awarded in memory of the parents of Dorothy Nicoloff, who endowed the fund to support the scholarships.

Award Amount

Typically, $1,000 to $2,000.

Criteria

Candidates must:

  • have earned a minimum of 60 credits by the end of the current spring semester
  • be current NREM majors
  • have at least a 3.0 overall GPA and a 3.2 GPA in NREM classes
  • submit a 700-word essay describing your academic and career goals

How to Apply

To apply, please download and submit the application to the department.

Download Application (PDF)

The Charles O. Mortensen Fellowship offers a tuition fellowship for the academic year to a junior, senior, or graduate student within the NREM department

Award Amount

Typically, $500 to $1,000.

Criteria

  • be a junior, senior, or graduate student
  • enroll in an NREM program

There is no GPA requirement, but preference is given to students with at least a 3.0 GPA

How to Apply

To apply, please download and submit the application to the department.

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The Air and Waste Management Association Scholarship is provided to NREM majors or minors.

Award Amount

Typically, $1,000.

Criteria

The recipient must:

  • be a U.S. citizen and Indiana resident
  • major in NREM or minor in environmental management
  • have a 3.0 GPA overall and in NREM
  • submit a 700-word essay describing your academic and career goals

How to Apply

To apply, please download and submit the application to the department.

Download Application (PDF)

The Center for Industry, Technology, and Environmental Sciences has offered $1,250 to NREM for providing a scholarship for students interested in Environmental Management.

Award Amount

Typically, $1,000 to $1,250.

Criteria

The recipient must:

  • be a U.S. citizen and Indiana resident
  • be a current NREM major
  • have at least a 3.0 overall GPA and a 3.2 GPA in NREM classes
  • be studying environmental science and interested in technical aspects of the field
  • submit a 700-word essay describing your academic and career goals is required

How to Apply

To apply, please download and submit the application to the department.

Download Application (PDF)

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