Scholarships & Funding

Dive in and find funding opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students with an environmental focus!

For other funding, the University of Arizona provides access to database tools for use by university undergraduate and graduate students to search for external funding opportunities. These include federal, state, and local agencies in addition to private funding sources. More information can be found on the Arizona Research Gateway.

The Director’s Fund for Excellence awards are intended to provide critical support for short-term collaborative projects undertaken by UA faculty and graduate students in the Colleges of Fine Arts (CFA), Humanities (COH), or Social & Behavioral Sciences (SBS), especially projects that reflect an interdisciplinary orientation or a commitment to public outreach. Awards are made for amounts up to $1,500.


Are you a junior or senior interested in being mentored by an experienced research professional? Do you want to learn how you can impact environmental policy or strengthen Indigenous governance? Do you want to get paid to learn and further your professional prospects after you graduate? If so, consider applying for the Udall Center's Mo's Policy Scholars Program. Participants during this 2.5 month mentorship program will earn a $1,000 stipend.