E-waste Scholarship

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Anticipated deadline: Apr 30, 2021

Grant amount: US $1,000

Fields of work: Waste Management

Applicant type: Graduate Student, Undergraduate Student, High School Student

Funding uses: Scholarship

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Marshall Islands; Micronesia, Federated States Of; Palau; United States; American Samoa Show all

Location of citizenship: United States

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Each year there are 20 to 50 million tons of e-waste discarded in the world. E-waste contains toxic materials, including heavy metals, that can easily seep into the ground and ultimately get into groundwater supplies. According to the EPA, recycling e-waste allows more than 100 million pounds of materials to be reused annually.

The purpose of this scholarship is to help you understand the impact of e-waste and what can be done to reduce e-waste. For more information about the, please refer to these articles.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • You must be a high school freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior or a current or entering college or graduate school student of any level.
    • Home schooled students are also eligible.
  • You must also be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.