Masters of Natural Resources – Scholarships

As 2023 begins, let it be the year you start your Masters degree in Natural Resource Management.  Listed below are potential scholarship opportunities:

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SKC Internal Scholarships


Be on the lookout for SKC Graduate Student Scholarship deadlines.


External Scholarships

Cobell Graduate Scholarship

  • Award Amount: up to $12,500
  • Deadline 3/31/23

AISES A.T. Anderson Scholarship

  • $2,000
  • Deadline: 5/31/23

 Grace Wall Barrenda Memorial Scholarship

  • Up to $5,000
  • Deadline: 6/1/23

Katharine Scallan Scholarship

  • Need-based award
  • Deadline: 6/1/23

Native American Agriculture Fund (NAAF) Scholarship 

  • $5,000
  • Deadline: 6/1/23

Native Forward Professional Development Funding for STEM Educators and Students

  • $1,200-$10,000
  • Deadline: 6/1/23

 Native Language, Culture and Land Management

  • $10,000
  • Deadline 6/1/23

NextEra Energy Foundation (NEEF)

  • $5,000
  • Deadline: 6/1/23

Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community Scholarship


Rob and Bessie Welder Wildlife Foundation
Wildlife Research & Education

  • Scholarship stipends for full-time students are $1800.00 per month
  • Deadline: 10/1/22

The Theodore Gordon Flyfishers, Inc. Founders Fund Scholarship

  • The Founders Fund currently supports an annual academic merit scholarship of $5,000 to an exceptional student in an environmental program of studies such as cold-water fisheries management, environmental law, environmental policy, fisheries management, aquatic biology, natural resource management, and hydrology, among others.​
  • Deadline: 10/27/22

APA's Environment, Natural Resources and Energy Division

  • $1,500 for the 2021-22 School Calendar Year. The first award amount ($750) will be disbursed by January 2022, while the second award amount ($750) will be disbursed after the applicant's submission of a thesis summary/article for ENRE newsletters, publications, and events.
  • Deadline: 10/31/22

TKE Foundation

  • Varies
  • Deadline: 3/15/23

Catching the Dream

  • A 501c non-profit organization chartered in 1986,
    specializing in Native American scholarships
  • Deadline: 3/15, 4/30, 9/15

American Indian Education Fund

  • Deadline: 4/4/22

Intertribal Timber Council- Truman D. Picard Scholarship

  • $2,500
  • Deadline: 3/10/23


  • Deadline: CLOSED

AMS Graduate Fellowship in the History of Science

  • The Fellowship carries a $20,000 stipend and will support one year of dissertation research. Fellowships cannot be deferred and must be used for the year awarded, but can be used to support research at a location away from the student’s institution, provided the plan is approved by the student’s thesis advisor.
  • Deadline: 5/12/23


Ardell Bjugstad Scholarship

  • $1,000
  • Deadline: 3/31/23

Stantec Equity & Diversity Scholarship

  • variable range between $1,500 and $10,000. Additionally, there will be 10 paid internships (locations to be confirmed annually) available to applicants
  • Deadline: Closed