Scholarships and Awards


Environmental Studies Scholarship

Provides student assistantships and research support for academic programs in environmental studies. Apply through NIU MyScholarships.

Mabel Marie Fischer Youngmeyer Memorial Scholarship

Provide scholarship support for students interested in pursuing studies that will eventually lead to a career in environmental protection and/or the responsible and ethical use of environmental resources. Apply through NIU MyScholarships.

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Dean's Award

The award recognizes students for outstanding overall academic performance.

  • Monetary Award: $100
  • Eligibility: Undergraduate Environmental Studies majors
  • Application: Faculty who would like to nominate a student should submit a statement in support of the nomination to the department office at

Past Award Recipients

  • 2019-2020 - Angelica Bautista
  • 2018-2019 - Hannah Jenkins
  • 2014-2015 - Ashley Pales
  • 2013-2014 - Lois Kanter

Contact Us

Institute for the Study of the Environment, Sustainability and Energy
325 Montgomery Hall
DeKalb, IL 60115
Phone: 815-753-6563
Fax: 815-753-2902
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