Q. When does the online application open?
A. The online application opens on October 15th.
Q. When is the application deadline?
A. You must submit your online application as well as any supplementary materials by February 1st.
Q. Can applications be hand-delivered?
A. No. Only online applications will be accepted. If we request any supplementary materials, you may mail them to us at 265 Medford Street, Suite 102, Somerville, MA 02143.
Q. What are your ETS and ACT codes so I can send my test scores?
A. The Thoreau Foundation currently does not require SAT or ACT scores.
Q. Do my references have to be sent separately?
A. No. Please complete our reference requests as directed by the online application.
Q. How/when will I be notified about my scholarship status?
A. You will receive notification via email by April 30th.
Meet Our Scholars
As a professor of the comparative political economy of development, environmental themes routinely surface in my work, particularly with respect to how urban development impacts the environment. I believe that we can’t make sound public policy until we can richly describe the impact of humans on their environment.