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Frederick N. Andrews Environmental Travel Grant

Deadline: Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Program Description

The Andrews Environmental Grant was established in honor of Dr. Frederick N. Andrews to support research focused on improving the world environment.


The recipient must be a degree-seeking student enrolled in a graduate program researching means of improving the world environment.

Application Process

*Important to put in the order listed below! **Incomplete applications will not be reviewed!

Students must submit the following materials by uploading them to Blackboard as one pdf file. View the Submission Guidelines on the Graduate School website for all the details on how to load your application.
Students must submit the following materials in the order listed below as one pdf. Students will not submit the letter of recommendation from the committee chair.

  1. AEG cover sheet
  2. curriculum vitae or resume (2 page maximum);
  3. summary of the research addressing a-c (2 page maximum);
    1. past research activities
    2. current research
    3. broader impacts (as defined by NSF
  4. summary of career aspirations and goals, and evidence of sustained leadership and community involvement in the environmental arena (one-half page maximum);
  5. a brief description of the research project in layman's terms, suitable for use in a press release, (200 words or less);
  6. proposed use of the funds and provide details if attend a meeting or conference, budget; and,
  7. A letter of recommendation from the student's thesis or dissertation committee chair emailed by the chair to as a pdf file.

Applications that do not adhere to the stated guidelines, including incomplete applications, will not be reviewed.


The Andrews Environmental Grant is a $1,500 award to be used towards travel relating to the improvement of the world environment. This is a one-time award.

Registration Requirements

Andrews Environmental Grant recipients must be admitted to Purdue and enroll for at least eight credits in the fall and spring sessions and for at least six credits during the summer session, though students should confer with their departmental graduate committee chair.

Contact Information

Andrews Environmental Grants are administered by the Graduate School. Consult the Graduate School Fellowship Manual for complete details regarding the Andrews Environmental Travel Grant and other Graduate School Fellowships and Grants. Questions may be addressed to the Fellowship Office, Graduate School, at 4-2598 or

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