Named in honor of an avid environmentalist, talented dancer, and tireless community supporter, the Abbey Duncan Brownfield Scholarship Program is an annual program designed to provide financial support to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing careers in the brownfield industry in New York City. Brownfields are properties where redevelopment is complicated by the presence or potential presence of environmental contamination. The Abbey Duncan Brownfield Scholarship Program is administered by the NYC Brownfield Partnership, an association of member organizations involved in the brownfield industry in New York City.
The 2018 Abbey Duncan Scholarship is now accepting applications.
The deadline for applications is March 16th 2018. Requirements are as follows:
Scholarship recipients will be selected on a competitive basis. In order to be eligible for the award, students must be:
- An undergraduate or graduate student enrolled at an accredited college or university in New York City;
- Enrolled in at least one course during the 2018 academic year; and
- Pursuing studies related to brownfield redevelopment, such as environmental engineering, environmental or geosciences, geology or hydrogeology, environmental policy, environmental planning, environmental justice, environmental law, real estate, sustainable development or industrial hygiene.
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