ESP scholarship available for SMSC undergraduate semester – deadline June 1, 2017

The Department of Environmental Science and Policy at George Mason University is pleased to announce the Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation Scholarship Program for the fall semester of 2017. The scholarship will provide funding to attend the undergraduate semester program at the Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation (SMSC). Students are invited to apply for this $2,500 scholarship to defray tuition and program costs. This application and all supporting documents are due by 11:59pm on June 1, 2017.

1. The scholarship is limited to students who have already been accepted into the SMSC program, for the semester in which the scholarship would be awarded.
2. Students have to pursue a BS in Environmental Science or a BA in Environmental and Sustainability Studies at George Mason University

If you have any questions concerning the form or the process, please contact Joris L. van der Ham (

Important Dates for Students

SPRING 2020 Semester (modified due to COVID-19)

MLK Day (university closed): Jan 20

First day of classes: Jan 21

Spring Break (extended): Mar 9-20

Dissertation/Thesis Deadline: May 8

Last day of classes: May 11

Reading Day(s): May 12

Final Exam Period: May 13-20

University Commencement: May 22 (tentative)

COVID-19 DATE CHANGES – For the complete modified spring calendar, see and for latest COVID-19 updates, see: