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George M. Simmons Water Scholarship

George M. Simmons

The George M. Simmons Water Scholarship is a merit-based scholarships for undergraduate students enrolled in the Water: Resources, Policy, and Management degree.  George Simmons is a Virginia Tech Alumni Distinguished Professor Emeritus, having retired in 2003 as an Alumni Distinguished Professor of Biological Sciences in the College of Science.  A member of the Virginia Tech community since 1971, Dr. Simmons continued to teach and advise students until 2014. To read more about George M. Simmons and his work, click here.

To apply, please go to the Advising Center’s Scholarship webpage.

Stephen H. Schoenholtz Water Undergraduate Research Fund

Stephen H. Schoenholtz

The Stephen H. Schoenholtz Undergraduate Research Fund is a competitive research funding opportunity for undergraduate students enrolled in the Water: Resources, Policy, and Management degree.  Stephen Schoenholtz is the Director of the Virginia Water Resources Research Center and a Professor in the Virginia Tech Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation.  To read more about Stephen H. Schoenholtz and his work, click here.

The deadline for applications is November 16, 2018, at 5:00 PM. Downloap application here.

Graduates of the Water: Resources, Policy, and Management degree will be competitive for jobs with government agencies, environmental consulting firms, educational institutions, university and government research laboratories, private industries, and non-governmental water organizations. Employment opportunities also exist for water resources planners, water resource scientists, water program coordinators, stormwater specialists, watershed managers, and water resource educators, as selected examples.  A great resource for job opportunities in the water sector is available from the Pacific Institute.

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