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Undergraduate Scholarships at SEES

The following scholarships and awards are available to support students wishing to pursue studies in Earth and Environmental Sciences. Scholarships are awarded to students who demonstrate exceptional academic ability as well as financial need.


Students need to make application to the Department to be considered for a scholarship. There are various awards with different applications and deadlines. All of these awards are for full-time or part-time students and no student will be granted more than one scholarship.


2022 ConEd Scholarships for Earth & Environmental Sciences

Applications deadline: January 30, 2023  Apply!

Funded by the generous gift from Consolidated Edison to the Queens College Foundation, School of Earth & Environmental Sciences at Queens College, CUNY solicits applications for Spring 2023 ConEd Scholarships in Earth & Environmental Sciences.

For Spring 2023 we have 3 scholarships are available to SEES undergraduate majors who will be participating in an internship in their field of study during Spring 2023


1. Current QC major in Geology, Environmental Science, or Environmental Studies in SEES
2. A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher at QC, with a minimum of 12 cred.
3. Completed application which includes a statement (<200 words) of how this scholarship will
help enable your professional goals in the Geosciences and Environmental Sciences.
4. Students must have been enrolled at least part-time for the Spring 2023 semester to receive
scholarship funds
5. Limit of 1 scholarship award per student per year; only those not receiving an award in 2022
are eligible.
6. Applicants for internship-based scholarships must have a specific internship identified (135
total hours minimum) and be able to provide evidence of the potential position (i.e.,
advertisement or email job description from employer) with their scholarship application.
Preference will go to unpaid internship applicants. Awards for intern-based scholarships will be
awarded after the internship secured by the applicant.