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The Association of Environmental Professionals (AEP) is a non-profit organization of professionals whose goal is working to improve the skills of environmental practitioners and natural resource managers. The San Francisco Bay Area Chapter is dedicated to supporting students who are planning to engage in a career in the environmental field.

As part of our support endeavors, we are offering scholarships to students pursuing a career in the environmental field. We are pleased to offer at least one $2,000 scholarship to an undergraduate student and at least one $2,000 scholarship to a graduate student. Additional scholarships may be awarded based on available budget.

AEP is currently offering complimentary Student Memberships! AEP membership is required to receive the scholarship. To become a member, visit:

$2,000 Award

for a full-time undergraduate and graduate student

Who can apply?

  • Full-time current undergraduate or graduate students who are actively engaged in the pursuit of a career with an environmental emphasis.
  • Only full-time students who are attending an accredited college or university within the counties served by the San Francisco Bay Area Chapter (San Francisco, San Mateo, Alameda, Contra Costa, Solano, Napa, Sonoma, Marin, Lake Mendocino, Trinity, Humboldt, and Del Norte) will be eligible. (Please note that Santa Clara County is no longer in our service area but is part of the Monterey Bay – Silicon Valley Chapter of AEP).
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 is required.
  • AEP student membership (free) is required.

How can the money be used?

The award can be used for any aspect of education including tuition, books, housing, research, etc. The recipients will receive a check in their name from the SF Bay Area Chapter of AEP in summer 2024.

How do I apply?

The application form is attached below and is available for download in MS Word and PDF format at:

All application materials must be submitted via email by June 30, 2024 to

Questions related the scholarship should be emailed to Karly Kaufman, Student Scholarship Coordinator, at the email address listed above.

SF Bay AEP Chapter Student Scholarship Application