2019-20 Scholarships and Awards
|CC&E Awards||Description||Dept.||2019-20 Recipients|
|Candace Chun Memorial Scholarship||Recognizes CES and ENVS students with a 3.25 GPA. This scholarship is renewable and gives special consideration to women and minorities. Generously donated by Dr. Edward Laws, in memory of his sister-in-law.||CES/ENVS||
Bert Turner Memorial Scholarship
Recognizes full-time CES students based on merit and financial need.Generously donated by Moo and Martin Svendson, in memory of Moo’s father, Bert Turner
|Andrew L. “Drew” Wilbert Memorial Scholarship||Recognizes a CES sophomore, junior, or senior with 3.25 GPA. Generously donated by
family and friends, in memory of Drew Wilbert .
|Anne Atherton Adrian Endowed Scholarship||
Recognizes an outstanding junior or senior pursuing a CES degree with a 3.0 GPA who intends to pursue a private sector career. Generously donated by George and Susan Atherton with matching funds from ExxonMobile, in honor of Anne Atherton Adrian.
|Coypu Endowed Scholarship in Coastal Environmental Science for Workforce Development|| Recognizes a sophomore, junior, or senior pursuing a CES degree with a 3.0 GPA who
intends to pursue a career working on the societal and environmental needs of coastal
regions. Generously donated by the Coypu Foundation.
|Richard A. & Joseph Lipsey, Jr. Graduate Student Scholarship Incentive Awards||
Honors top-level, incoming graduate students with a 3.0 GPA. Generously donated by the families of Richard and Joseph Lipsey, Jr.
|Joseph Lipsey, Sr. Memorial Scholarship Award||Recognizes a DOCS student for his/her research, with preference given to those planning
to stay in Louisiana after graduation. Generously donated by Richard and Joseph, Jr,
in memory of their father, Joseph Lipsey, Sr.
William H. Patrick, Jr., PhD Scholarship for Wetlands Expertise
Recognizes a DOCS student with a 3.5 GPA who is studying wetlands. Generously donated by Dr. Ruth Patrick and the late Dr. William Patrick.
|Dr. Theodore B. “Ted” Ford, III Memorial Fellowship||Recognizes a graduate student with a 3.0 GPA researching marine fisheries. Generously donated by the Ford family, in memory of Ted Ford, LSU professor emeritus in marine sciences, and former Assistant Secretary of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.||DOCS/ENVS||Wokil Bam|
|CCA/Sealy Family Endowed Scholarship||
Recognizes a DOCS graduate student with a 3.0 GPA conducting research on Louisiana estuarine or marine finfish that is primarily related and directly beneficial to recreational fishery
Generously donated by the J. Pollard Sealy, Jr. family and Coastal Conservation Association of Louisiana
|Distinguished Undergraduate Researcher Medal
Recognizes students who have demonstrated outstanding ability as an advanced student
researcher in their discipline. Presented by the LSU Undergraduate Research Program.
|CC&E Endowment for Excellence Graduate Student Fellowship||Recognizes graduate students for exceptional contributions in outreach or mentoring. Presented
by the College of the Coast & Environment.
|CC&E Graduate Scholarship|| Recognizes a CES student with 3.0 GPA. Presented by the College of the Coast & Environment.
|CC&E Outstanding Thesis Award||Recognizes an exceptional MS thesis. Presented by the College of the Coast & Environment.
|CC&E Outstanding Dissertation Award||Recognizes an exceptional PhD dissertation. Presented by the College of the Coast
|ENVS Graduate Student Support Fund||Support provided to an incoming graduate student in ENVS based on need. Presented
by the Department of Enviornmental Sciences.
|Kayne’s Fire Award||Recognizes ENVS teaching assistants who encourages undergraduates’ excitement about science. Generously donated by Curtis and Kirsten Finley and Dr. Crystal Johnson, in memory of Nathaniel “Kayne” Finley, an LSU student with a passion for science.||ENVS||Viet Dao|
|Sustainable Environment Award||Recognizes an outstanding research thesis that furthers the understanding of social
and ecological resilience. Presented by the Department of Enviornmental Sciences.
|Kuniko Fujisaki Honor Award||Recognizes an ENVS graduate research assistant for their outstanding service. Given
in memory of Ms. Kuniko Fujisaki, a long-time ENVS research associate
|Joseph Lipsey, Jr. & Richard A. Lipsey Excellence in Teaching Award
||Recognizes DOCS faculty who excel in teaching, mentoring, professional accomplishments,
and contributions to the college. Generously donated by the families of Richard and
Joseph Lipsey, Jr.
|CC&E Outstanding Faculty Research Award||Recognizes tenure-track or tenured faculty for exceptional research and scholarly
activities, as evidenced by publications, presentations, and grantsmanship. Presented
by the College of the Coast & Environment.
|CC&E Outstanding Faculty Research Staff Award||Recognizes exceptional performance from research staff. Presented by the College of
the Coast & Environment.
|Dean's Outstanding Service Award
||Recognizes faculty or staff for their exceptional service. Presented by the College
of the Coast & Environment
|Dr. Joseph Martinez Memorial Award||Recognizes outstanding graduate student research in environmental sciences. Given in memory of Dr. Joe Martinez, the first director of the Institute for Environmental Studies||ENVS||Kejin Wang|
|LSU Awards||Description||Program||2019-20 Recipients|
|LSU Alumni Association Faculty Excellence Award||Generously donated by the LSU Alumni Association||DOCS||Dr. Kehui Xu|
|LSU Distinguished Faculty Award||The university's Distinguished Faculty Awards recognize faculty accomplishments and showcase superb teaching, research, and service at LSU.||ENVS||Dr. Ed Laws|
|Tiger Athletic Foundation President's Award||Generously donated by the LSU Tiger Athletic Foundation||ENVS||Dr. Brian Snyder|
|LSU Foundation Staff Outstanding Service Award
||Generously donated by the LSU Foundation||ENVS||Rachel Lau|
|LSU Alumni Association Rising Faculty Research Award||Recognizes assistant professors with an outstanding record of scholarship and public research||DOCS||
Dr. Jennifer Brum
Dr. Jun-Hong Liang
|Tiger Athletic Foundation Student Scholarship||Recognizes CES seniors with 3.30 GPA or higher. Generously donated by the Tiger Athletic Foundation.
|LSU Discover Day||Recognizes top-scoring undergraduates for their research presentations at LSU Discover
Day. Generously donated by the College of the Coast & Environment.
||CES||Densie Poveda (1st place); Philip Branhana (2nd placed)|
|Special Recognition||Description||Dept.||2019-20 Recipients|
|Fulbright Lectureship in Energy, Environment and Sustainability||Presented by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship program||ENVS||Slawomir Lomnicki|
|Presented by the American Association for the Advancement of Science||DOCS||
NAS 2019 Early Career Research Fellowship
|Presented by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Gulf Research Program||ENVS||
Rebeca de Jesús Crespo
National Wetlands Award
|Presented by the Environmental Law Institute||DOCS||
American Chemical Society
|Served as delegate to the UN Climate Change Conference in Santiago, Chile||CES||
Western Dredging Association Scholarship
|Presented by the Western Dredging Association||CES||
|Coastal Management Fellow (2020-22)||Presented by NOAA and state management agencies||
|Outstanding Performance Recognition Award
||Presented by the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness||DOCS||
Rubayet Bin Mostafiz
||Presented by the American Association of Geographers||ENVS||
|2020 Wes Tunnell Lifetime Recognition for Gulf Science and Conservation
||Presented by the Gulf of Mexico University Research Collaborative||CC&E||
Chuck Wilson, retired CC&E professor and Louisiana Sea Grant Director Emeritus
|Gulf Guardian Award, 2nd Place
||Presented by the Environmental Protection Agency||