About the Scholarship

The EPOC Environmental Scholarship Fund was started in the year 1998 with the main goal to assist Connecticut residents or a family member of an EPOC economically to help them reach their educational goals.

A student must be enrolled in any recognized programs of environmental study and be planning to become an environmental professional in the State of Connecticut as defined by the CT DEEP. The Scholarship Fund is awarded through the support of EPOC programs, proceeds from golf tournaments, and direct contributions from individuals and companies.


How to apply for this scholarship?

  • To be considered for this scholarship award, an applicant must fill and submit the online scholarship application form that can be found on the official website of the scholarship.

  • An applicant must provide official transcripts of ACT/SAT scorecards in and the document indicating the institution where he/she is attending to prove their excellence in academics.

  • In addition to that, an applicant must also submit a letter of recommendation from a professor or any faculty.

  • Additionally, a transcript indicating the student has enrolled in the study related to the environmental field must be provided.


Award Amount and Deadline:

The Scholarship award amount varies based on the amount of funding available. The awards provided varies and depends on the total number of applications received for the current academic year.

All the necessary documents must be sent to the department of financial aid no later than April 30, 2020, to be eligible for the scholarship. It is important that an individual keeps track of the deadlines and submit the application form.


Eligibility Criteria

  • An applicant must be a resident of Connecticut and be a legally recognized citizen of the United States.

  • A student must be an immediate family member of good standing of EPOC and be enrolled in an accredited university or college for a bachelor's, master's degree or Ph.D. program.

  • The applicant must be entering Junior year, Senior, or Graduate level as a full-time or part-time student.

  • The applicant must be majoring in an eligible program related to the environmental field.