Internships and Scholarships

THE FAIRCHILD CHALLENGE PAID SUMMER INTERNSHIPS
The Fairchild Challenge invites high school students to apply for our 6-week paid summer internships beginning mid-June through late July. Interns will have the opportunity to assist Fairchild scientists with ongoing research using cutting-edge technologies and working towards publishable results. Interns in the past have grown orchids, learned genetic techniques, grown plants for NASA, and more. Must be at least 16 years of age at the start of the internship. More information will be released in 2022.

PEACOCK FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
The Fairchild Challenge invites graduating high school seniors to apply for a $1,500 college scholarship. Students must have participated in the Fairchild Challenge during high school and plan to study biology, ecology, or environmental science in college. Accepting applications in 2022.

Grants

Fairchild is dedicated to making sure all schools have the resources necessary to conduct environmental science activities in the classroom. Although we cannot fund everything, we can help schools find funding within the community. Check out these opportunities! 

School Garden and Education Grants: 

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