Paul Croy Award

Named for a western educator and poet, the Paul Croy Environmental Scholarship was established to provide support to Undergraduate students who are pursuing academic and career goals related to preservation of the environment. This will be awarded to an outstanding student with career interests in the social and policy aspects of environmental protection and management. Environmental Science and Environmental Studies students are both encouraged to apply. The amount for this award is $500. You must be a junior or senior full-time student with a minimum GPA of 3.0 to apply.

To apply, please complete the Croy Award application form. Please submit your application directly to Dr. Patrick Edwards at by April 30, 2021. Please plan to receive your award at least 8-10 weeks after the deadline date.  

Accepting a scholarship may impact a student's financial aid. Students can contact the PSU financial aid office to inquire about their personal financial impact of accepting a scholarship. Upon receipt of the award, the PSU Foundation will contact students about how to provide a thank you note to the donor.

*For the 2020-21 academic year, the ESM Award Committee chair is Dr. Patrick Edwards.

Previous recipients of the Paul Croy Environmental Scholarship:

Julia Seydel (2020)
Angela Arrington (2019)
Hannah Scruggs (2018)
Rayna Koberstein (2017)
Kristen Purdy (2016)
Elyse Cogburn (2015)
Robert Nuvolini (2014)
Austin Carnes (2013)
Amira El-Cherbini (2012)
Mathew Dorfman (2011)
Aimee Drake (2010)
Rebecca Aaby (2009)
Caitlyn Peake (2008)
Deanna Hutchinson (2007)
Megan Alameda (2002)
Eric Nielson (2001)
Anita Ramachandran (2000)
Shawna Secord (1999)
Jane Rongerude (1998)
Frederick Ermlich (1995)
John Swift (1995)