Jim Miller Graduate Scholarship for Excellence in Water Resources Management

Eligibility Criteria
The purpose of this scholarship award is to support students in the Water Resources Management graduate program while honoring the outstanding efforts and legacy of Nelson Institute Graduate Program Manager Jim Miller. The scholarship is intended to support students whose research is focused on hydrology, limnology, toxicology, fisheries, watershed management, and/or water resource policy.

Student applicants must be enrolled full-time in and actively pursuing the MS in Water Resources Management.

Student applicants must be in good academic standing, with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Donor Information
This scholarship award is provided via private philanthropy from Emeritus Professor of Botany and former Water Resources Management program chair Linda Graham.

Award Information
One $1,000 scholarship is available to be awarded during the Spring 2024 scholarship competition.

Applicants will be notified of their selection in April 2024 and will be honored at the Nelson Institute’s Scholarship Recognition Luncheon on Friday, April 19, 2024.

Contact: Tara Mohan, temohan@wisc.edu

Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies
Supplemental Questions
  1. How did you decide to incorporate courses or projects related to hydrology, limnology, toxicology, fisheries, watershed management, and/or water resource policy into the curriculum of your degree or research?
  2. How does the notion and practice of water resources management address today’s environmental issues and challenges?
  3. How would the financial support from this scholarship impact you?
  4. Please provide the name and email address of a UW faculty or staff member who is able to vouch for your personal character and commitment to environmental issues (typically your advisor). References may NOT be solicited from or provided by Jim Miller, Nelson Institute Graduate Program Coordinator, or Rob Beattie, Community Environmental Scholars Program. Your reference will be contacted to provide a statement of support.