College of Natural Resources, UC Berkeley

Scholarships, Fellowships, and Awards

April 6, 2012

Apr. 12 | Become a City Hall Fellow
Apr. 16 | Apply for the Library Prize for Undergraduate Research
Apr. 20 | Apply for the Association of Environmental Professionals' Student Scholarship Program

Apr. 12 | Become a City Hall Fellow
City Hall Fellows is a non-partisan nonprofit training the next generation of leaders for America's cities. Our 12-month, paid, post-college Fellowship integrates hands-on experience working within the highest levels of local government with intensive training in how cities work. The Fellowship is open to students of ALL majors.
A detailed overview of the Fellowship, as well as application materials and instructions, are at www.cityhallfellows.org. The application deadline for our 8th cohort is April 12, 2012. That cohort will serve in San Francisco, and their Fellowship year will run August through July.
Staff, Fellows and alumni will be visiting campuses over the next 6 weeks. We also will be hosting several free, live webinars for students we are unable to meet in person. Dates for all of these events are posted in the Apply section of our website (which is frequently updated).


Apr. 16 | Apply for the Library Prize for Undergraduate Research
The Library Prize for Undergraduate Research. The Prize recognizes (1) significant inquiry requiring use of the library, its resources and collections and (2) learning about the research and information-gathering process itself. A panel of faculty and librarians will award up to six prizes: $750 for lower-division students and $1,000 for upper-division students.

The Library invites undergraduates to submit research projects that have been produced for classes during the Summer 2011, Fall 2011 or Spring 2012 semesters. Applications will be accepted between December 12, 2011 - April 16, 2012 (5pm). More information can be found on our website: http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/researchprize/


Apr. 20 | Apply for the Association of Environmental Professionals' Student Scholarship Program
The Association of Environmental Professionals (AEP) is a non-profit organization of professionals working to improve their skills as environmental and resource managers. AEP is dedicated to the enhancement, maintenance and protection of the natural and human environment.

The San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of AEP is proud to offer the students of University of California, Berkeley the opportunity to apply for our Student Scholarship Program. Each year the AEP San Francisco Bay Area Chapter offers a scholarship to students who are planning to engage in a career in the environmental field. Undergraduate and graduate students attending any accredited four-year college or university located within the counties served by the San Francisco Bay Area Chapter are eligible. The application deadline is Friday, April 20, 2012. For more information about our Chapter and our Student Scholarship program please see the attached document or visit AEP’s website at www.sfbayaep.org.

Spring/Summer 2012 | Join the East Bay Regional Park District at an Interpretive Student Aide I/II
2-4 year training program, work part time during school year and may work full time during the summer. Aids may work irregular hours, including weekends and holidays, as need. Openings: Tildent Nature Center, Botanical Gardens in Tilden, Berkeley, Coyote Hills and ARdenwood in Fremont, Crab Cove in Alameda, Del Valle in Livermore, Garin Reginal in Hayward, Sunol Regional park in SUnol. Performs para-professional naturalist duties such as assisting naturalists and staff with programs, performing programs (snake talks, puppet shows, mine tours, history talks, etc.), feeds and cares for animals and fish, handles cash and merchandise, or labeling and light horticulture tasks. Details: $10.47-$12.18/hr, http://www.ebparks.org/job/isa.