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Thursday, September 23, 2010

EPA Graduate Fellowships - apply now for FY12 funding

Fall 2011 EPA Science To Achieve Results (STAR) Fellowships For Graduate Environmental Study

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program, is offering Graduate Fellowships for master's and doctoral level students in environmental fields of study. The deadline is November 5, 2010 at 4:00 PM for receipt of paper applications, and November 5, 2010 at 11:59:59 PM ET for submittal of electronic applications to Subject to availability of funding, the Agency plans to award approximately 105 new fellowships by June 30, 2011. Master's level students may receive support for a maximum of two years. Doctoral students may be supported for a maximum of three years, usable over a period of five years. The fellowship program provides up to $42,000 per year of support per fellowship.

Several topic areas are relevant to INHS research programs:

  • Ecosystem Services: Aquatic Systems Ecology
  • Ecosystem Services: Terrestrial Systems Soil and Plant Ecology
  • Ecosystem Services: Terrestrial Systems Animal Ecology
  • Land Protection