Student Scholarship Funds
Donald H. DeHayes Multicultural Scholarship Fund
This fund provides annual scholarship assistance to one or more full-time students enrolled in the School. Created in 2006 by a friend of the School, this endowed scholarship honors former Dean Don DeHayes, his passion for multiculturalism, and his success in leading the Rubenstein School to considerable achievements. Preference may be given to students from our partner school, the High School for Environmental Studies in New York City. Read a story about scholarship recipients.
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Gardner-Quinn Memorial Fund for Environmental Studies
This fund was established in memory of Michelle Gardner-Quinn. The values and ideals of this scholarship are meant to reflect her commitment to the environment and to support the educational pursuits of those who wish to make a difference in the world in which we live. The fund provides annual scholarship assistance to a third or fourth year student who has demonstrated a commitment to the environment.
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Lawrence and Anne Forcier Scholarship Fund
This fund provides scholarship assistance to deserving undergraduate students. Established in 1999 in honor of former SNR Dean Larry Forcier, the name of the fund was amended in 2004 to also honor Anne Forcier, who has dedicated her career to higher education and success of students. Scholarship recipients are selected based on financial need, academic performance, and ecological literacy. Gifts to the Lawrence and Anne Forcier Scholarship Fund help cement this endowment fund as the cornerstone of the Rubenstein School's undergraduate scholarship assistance program. Learn more about Larry's long and illustrious career at UVM.
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Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources Scholarship Fund
Thomas J. Votta Fund for the Environment
This fund provides annual fellowship assistance to graduate students who, like Tom Votta '89, wish to make a difference in solving environmental problems using environmental best practices to meet this goal. Recipients must be studying in the areas of environmental engineering, environmental science, or environmental business at one or more of the following: College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources, or the School of Business Administration. This person will be known as the Thomas J. Votta Scholar.
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Dr. Henrietta Mann Scholarship Fund
Dr. Henrietta Mann is a beloved affiliate of UVM’s Leadership for Sustainability Graduate programs. She is the founding President of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribal College and is Professor Emerita at Montana State University, where she was the first to occupy the Katz Endowed Chair in Native American Studies. The Dr. Henrietta Mann Scholarship Fund will support participation in the array of culturally sustaining credentialing opportunities and programs offered by UVM’s Leadership for Sustainability Graduate programs in partnership with Tribal & Indigenous-led communities and organizations like Gathering Power. Taken together, these offerings provide a pathway from professional certificates all the way to graduate degree programs (including the PhD in Transdisciplinary Leadership and Creativity for Sustainability).
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