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Abbey Duncan Brownfield Scholarship Program

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.

Applications for the Abbey Duncan Brownfield Scholarship program will be coming around the beginning of 2020.

Application 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 2020 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.
Contact scholarships@nycbrownfieldpartnership.org with any questions.




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