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Environmental Fellows Program

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Academic Level:
Graduate Students (Masters)
Graduate Students (PhD)

The Environmental Fellows Program has the following components:

-a paid, 12-week internship (May-August)

-Students are usually placed in mainstream environmental organizations, nonprofits, social justice organizations, philanthropic organizations, environmental media outlets, policy think tanks, governmental institutions, or grassroots environmental organizations.

-a five-day orientation at the University of Michigan (late May)

-NEW this year! A three-day, all Fellow, mid-summer skills workshop at the University of Michigan

-attendance to the Environmental Grantmakers Association’s annual Fall retreat (late September)

After completing the program, alumni are invited to attend the New Horizons in Conservation Conference. This annual conference is held in late April in places like Washington, D.C. and Chicago.

Accepted students will receive a base stipend of $11,000 paid in regular disbursements throughout the summer, as well as a small travel award for travel required as part of the fellowship. Travel to the Environmental Grantmakers Fall Retreat will be covered by the Environmental Fellows Program and EGA partnership.
upcoming deadline

Application Deadline: 1/10/2024

Participating Institution(s):
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Yale University (Lead)
University of Michigan

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Environmental Sciences

Environmental Biology
Environmental Change
Environmental Health

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