RISE Scholarships

Donald F. Koch and Barbara J. Sawyer-Koch Environmental Studies Spartan Scholarship Challenge Awards

We are pleased to announce the availability of the Donald F. Koch and Barbara J. Sawyer-Koch Environmental Studies Spartan Scholarship Challenge awards. RISE will be awarding two four-year scholarships of $3000/year for students who demonstrate financial need by filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Eligible students must also have completed the RISE application and demonstrate a commitment to environmental studies and sustainability during their high school years. If you wish to have your application reviewed for this scholarship and have completed the FAFSA application please indicate your interest by checking the box on the RISE Application.

Department of Community Sustainability Scholarships

For students in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, several merit-based scholarships ranging from $500-$2500 are available to RISE students through the Department of Community Sustainability. These awards are typically made to meritorious first year RISE students indicating a major preference in Agriculture, Food and Natural Resource Education, Environmental and Sustainability Studies, or Sustainable, Parks, Recreation and Tourism. To indicate your interest, please check the box on the RISE Application.