University of California, Riverside

Center for Environmental Research & Technology

Scholarship Opportunities


*** 2018-2018 Scholarship Application Period OPENS on Friday, April 6, 2018 ***

The Center for Environmental Research and Technology (CE-CERT) solicits applications for various scholarships once a year during the spring quarter. 

Application Timeline

  • Friday, April 6, 2018: Application period opens
  • Friday, May 4, 2018 (11:59pm): Application period closes
  • Friday, May 25, 2018: Announcement of Awardees

To Apply

Download a copy of the application. Be sure to use the correct form for your level (graduate or undergraduate).  Complete the application as directed, and email completed application by the posted deadline to Alta Vasquez at

Please be aware of the following, as our application process has changed:

  • The application is now  a fillable form; the website from the previous two years will not be used
  • ONE application for will be used for ALL graduate awards, except for the Salim Khan Award. Undergraduate awards will each have a separate application form.
  • Save the application form to your computer BEFORE filling out the fields; this website does not support fillable forms online.
  • All statements and information are to be included in a single document per the application instructions (see application form for more details; Guthrie Award applicants may use additional attachments)
  • PDFs will be submitted by email to no later than 11:59pm on the date of the posted deadline.

Opportunities for CE-CERT Students Only

Award Name

Eligible Degree


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Complete Information and Conditions
Ford Motor Company Undergraduate Award


Up to $5,000 Not Required PDF Version - Ford
Jim Guthrie Research Award


Up to $5,000  Not Required
PDF Version - Guthrie
Esther F. Hays Graduate Fellowship Award Graduate Up to $5,000  Preferred but not Required
PDF Version - Hays
Salim Khan Graduate Award Graduate $500 Not Required PDF Version - Khan
Colin E. Hackett Endowed
Engineering Research Graduate Award
Graduate Up to $5,000  Not Required
PDF Version - Hackett
William R. Pierson/Ford Graduate Fellowship Graduate Up to $5,000  Not Required
PDF Version - Pierson

Please contact Alta Vasquez at or at (951) 781-2432 with any questions about these awards or the application process.


More Information 

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Center Information

Center for Environmental Research & Technology
1084 Columbia Avenue
Riverside, CA 92507
Directions to CERT

Tel: (951) 781-5791
Fax: (951) 781-5790

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