SMSC Scholarship Application Form

SMSC Scholarship Application

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 spring semester of 2018. 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 9:00am on October 10, 2017.
1. The scholarship is limited to students who have been accepted, or will be accepted, into the SMSC program for the semester in which the scholarship is 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 Dr. Joris L. van der Ham (
  • Please answer only ONE of the two questions above in 250-400 words:
  • Please upload a resume file.
    Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf.
  • Please submit contact information of two persons who will write you letters of recommendation. We highly recommend you request recommendations from people who can attest to your personal character and to your potential for academic success at SMSC.
    Please check the Agree button to agree to the following statements in order to be considered for this ESP scholarship: 1. I agree to allow Mason to use my name, likeness and any material produced by me during the program for promotional or organization purposes. 2. I understand that it is my responsibility to make sure all information in this application and the supporting documentation are truthful and complete and are submitted prior to the application deadline. No late applications will be considered.
  • Please type your full name. Your electronic signature represents your consent to the two statements above.