Atla Scholarship

Fostering leadership in sustainability.

Our 2023 winners have been selected! Read below to apply for our 2024 scholarship. 

About the Scholarship

Previously, our scholarship was limited to studies in Environmental Sciences and Sustainability. We now acknowledge that all disciplines must embrace sustainability to ensure a thriving planet for future generations.

The winner of our Atla Sustainability Scholarship receives $1,500 for education-related expenses, including tuition, books, campus housing, and more. In addition, two runners-up will each be awarded $250.

Recipient Eligibility

Students must be legal residents of the United States and be enrolled in an accredited college or university in the United States. Students must also have attended an accredited school for at least one full year before applying.

How to Apply

Apply by email to from their '.edu' email address. In this email, please provide the committee with a short description of yourself and a 500-word essay on how you intend to use your education to promote sustainability. Please use the subject line "Atla Scholarship 2024".

The application period will close on November 15, 2024. Winners will be selected and notified in December.

Atla Scholarship 2023 Winner

Our 2023 Atla Sustainability Scholarship winner is Hank B., an environmental studies student at Western Washington University focusing on policy, politics, and governance.

Congratulations, Hank! We are excited about the potential impact of your studies!

Our 2023 Runners-Up

Our 2023 runners-up are Brooke A. at the University of Maryland and Kyle M. at Georgia Southern University.

To the nearly 300 students who applied to our 2023 scholarship, we wish you great success!