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For other funding, the University of Arizona provides access to database tools for use by university undergraduate and graduate students to search for external funding opportunities. These include federal, state, and local agencies in addition to private funding sources. More information can be found on the Arizona Research Gateway


Funding opportunities preceded by a "*" have upcoming deadlines and will only be available until the given date. Others are available at various times throughout the year and recur annually. For both types, details can be found in the provided links.

Deadline: January 11, 2022
EDF Climate Corps fellows are part of an innovative network of top-tier graduate students who are working on the ground with leading companies and public-sector organizations to reduce energy use, increase efficiencies, and make the business case for sustainability. Our fellows are hired by their host organizations and work directly with staff from operations, finance, and sustainability departments on a wide range of innovative projects. The benefits of being part of the EDF Climate Corps network stay with our fellows throughout their professional careers. Deadline: November 30, 2021 (early deadline); January 11, 2022 (regular deadline) Citizenship: Must be eligible to work in the U.S. over the summer of 2021
Deadline: January 10, 2022
We are pleased to announce that the application for the 2020 Environmental Fellows Program is now open! The Environmental Fellows Program is a nationally competitive summer fellowship program for masters and doctoral students that seeks to place students traditionally underrepresented in the environmental field and those committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion in summer fellowships with environmental foundations and their grantees.   Deadline to apply is January 10,2022. The Environmental Fellows Program involves: ·      A 12-week fellowship at either an environmental grantmaking foundation, or at one of their grantees. Past placement sites include: Center on Race, Poverty & the Environment; Appalachian Voices; Natural Resources Defense Council, New England Grassroots Environment Fund, the Erb Family Foundation and many more!  ·      A stipend of $11,000 plus a travel allowance for participating fellows.   ·      Participation in the Environmental Grantmakers Association Fall Retreat. ·      Fellows work on a variety of environmental issues including but not limited to: environmental health, energy justice, marine conservation, transit solutions, food justice, and more!   ·      Fellows receive training in: diversity, equity, and inclusion; institutional culture; and professional development.  Please also share this opportunity (and the attached flyer) with any graduate students who have an interest in exploring the world of environmental grantmaking/philanthropy and/or are passionate about diversity, equity, and inclusion in the environmental field. We will host informational webinars on Wednesday, November 17 from 12-1pm ET and Thursday, November 18 from 3-4pm ET if you would like to learn more. Please RSVP here. Details and link will be sent to those able to join as the date gets closer. You can also visit https://environmentalfellows.yale.edu/ to learn more/apply or feel free to contact Molly Blondell or Donna Williams at efp@yale.edu.  
Deadline: January 09, 2022
Encouraging students who have invested their future in the environment, EPAZ awards over $8,000 each year to graduate and undergraduate students in environmental programs in Arizona.  To qualify for the 2022 Scholarship, you must: Be an undergraduate or graduate student in an Arizona environmental program. Be pursuing a career in the environmental field. Have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and making satisfactory progress. Be a full or part-time student for the 2021-2022 academic year in an Arizona Environmental Program.
Deadline: January 15, 2021
Since 1928 when the Rome Prize Fellowship in Landscape Architecture was established, The Garden Club of America has funded more than 1,400 recipients. The GCA offers 28 merit-based scholarships, fellowships and awards in 12 areas.
Deadline: December 01, 2021
The Innovation in Buildings (IBUILD) Graduate Research Fellowship, managed by Oak Ridge National Laboratory, will strengthen the pool of well-trained, diverse MS and PhD scholars who are equipped for research-intensive building technologies careers across all sectors. IBUILD Fellows will receive research and educational support to conduct innovative research at their home institution in an area with demonstrated relevance to building energy efficiency.  In addition to funding high quality research, the fellowship will provide professional development, mentoring, networking, and internship opportunities. US Department of Energy Building Technologies Office (BTO) provides resources and strategies to significantly reduce building energy use and intensity. BTO’s funded research has contributed to significant improvement in building energy efficiency including new technologies in solid-state lighting, energy-saving windows, heat pump water heaters, and high-efficiency furnaces and air conditioners.
Deadline: December 01, 2021
In an effort to foster education and innovation in the area of societal production and utilization of energy, the Link Foundation invites applications for: 2-year fellowships of $32,500 / year for students working toward a Ph.D. degree.
Deadline: January 15, 2021
The Link Foundation supports programs to foster the theoretical basis, practical knowledge, and application of energy, simulation, and ocean engineering and instrumentation research, and to disseminate the results of that research through lectures, seminars, and publications.
Deadline: November 30, 2021
See below flyer for details! (undergraduate and grad accepted)
Deadline: November 30, 2021
Natural Resources Management Today offers a $2,000 scholarship to students enrolled in 2022 in undergraduate and master’s in natural resources degree programs accredited by these organizations: • The Canadian Forestry Accreditation Board (forestry) • The North American Wildlife Technology Association (wildlife and fisheries technology programs) • The Society of American Foresters (forestry, forest technology, urban forestry, and natural resources and ecosystem management) • The Society for Range Management (range management)
Deadline: March 11, 2022
See below flyer for all details including scholarship amounts, application materials, and submission instructions!