Fellowships

Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program

The Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program at the University of Washington is a diverse, committed, and creative community from around the country that aims to change the face, practice and future of conservation. They are looking for 20 undergraduates who reflect cross-cultural perspectives with an emphasis on students from underrepresented groups in the conservation field. Learn More @ http://uwconservationscholars.org Questions? Email: ddcsp@uw.edu

Sustainable Investment Fellowship with Intentional Endowments Network

Sustainable & Impact Investing Learning & Knowledge Network (SIILK) is launching a one-year fellowship with the Intentional Endowments Network. Applicants must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program and have a demonstrated interest in pursuing or advancing a career in sustainable investing. The fellowship program runs from January – December, 2019 and requires an average commitment of 5-10 hours a week from January-May and September-December, and 40 hours a week from June-August. Applications are Due November 30th, 2018 click here for International Endowments Network fellowship application.

Chartwells Fellowship

Interested in food sustainability? Chartwells is looking to hire two new fellows! Fellows serve as a resource to Chartwells chefs, managers and guests interested in understanding or strengthening sustainability-related programs and/or launching new initiatives in their cafes. The expiration date for this offer is in February. Learn more and apply here.

Communications & Engagement Fellow at SPLC

The Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council (SPLC) is seeking a fellow for the summer to assist with communications and engagement. A stipend of $4,000 is given for the 10 week full-time period. Requirements include Microsoft software skills and current enrollment in or recent graduate from a relevant graduate or undergraduate degree program (supply chain management, sustainability, etc.), or a demonstrated understanding of procurement and supply chain functions and processes, and sustainability concepts. The deadline to apply is in May. Find out more here.

National Wildlife Federation's EcoLeaders Program

National Wildlife Federation's EcoLeaders Program is currently seeking graduate students to support our NWF EcoLeader Program through the following four Fellowship opportunities. Each fellowship is for a term of 4 -6 months (based on student schedule), roughly 40 hours/month. The fellow will receive a $3,000 stipend, professional development assistance and networking opportunities, and the possibility of academic credit for successful completion of the project, as an independent study or integration of fellowship project into course curricula. Learn more and apply here.

  • NWF EcoLeaders Community Management Assessment Fellow
  • NWF EcoLeaders Market Research Fellow
  • NWF EcoLeaders Career and Technical Education Fellow
  • NWF EcoLeaders Labor Economist Research Fellow

PhD Scholarship: Cultural Ecosystem Services

The Jarchow Lab at the University of South Dakota is seeking an innovative and hard-working student to be part of the first cohort of students in a graduate program in sustainability that is being developed at USD.  The PhD position is fully funded for four years at $22,000 per year.  The position has a flexible start date from summer through January. Learn more.

William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship for Minority Students

The Aspen Institute Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation (PSI) in Washington, DC offers the William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship to one student three times annually. The fellowship, based on academic excellence and need, is open to both undergraduate and graduate students of color. PSI seeks to introduce a diverse group of students to issues and challenges affecting philanthropy, social enterprise, nonprofit organizations, and other actors in the social sector. Recipients may arrange with their colleges or universities to receive academic credit for this experience. The application deadline for fall will open in August. Check here for more information.

Post-Landfill Action Network

The Post-Landfill Action Network in Dover, NH is a nonprofit network of students working towards zero waste on college campuses. They are currently looking for graphic design, campus coordination, and partnership development fellows. Compensation is a $4,500 stipend for 12 weeks. This year's deadline is in June. Learn more.

Bullitt Center Environmental Fellowship

The Bullitt Environmental Fellowship is a two-year, $50,000/year fellowship for graduate students interested in pursuing leadership positions within the environmental field. Applications must be submitted through the Online Application Portal on or after January 1, and must be submitted before April 1. Inquiries may be directed to: info@bullitt.orgLearn more.

UNHSI Sustainability Fellows

The program pairs graduate and upper-class undergraduate students from throughout the U.S. with municipal, educational, corporate, and NGO partners in New England to work on innovative climate change and sustainability initiatives.  This is a summer opportunity for experiential learning, professional development, and mentorship, which also provides a stipend to help cover living expenses.  As you’ll see, this year’s 22 projects run the gamut from scientific research to policy to outreach, and from climate to water to health. Learn more.  

This years program ran from May 31st through August 18th. Applications can be submitted on the UNH Sustainability website here 

Nathan Cummings Foundation 

The Nathan Cummings Foundation Fellowship supports visionary leaders by giving them boundless space to turn an inspired idea in the field of social justice into a world-changing reality. The Fellowship awards three individuals up to $150,000 each to pursue an innovative project that seeks to address a challenge related to climate change or inequality – or within the intersection of these two major issues. An NCF Fellowship must align with at least one of the Foundation’s core focus areas: Inclusive Clean Economy; Racial and Economic Justice; Corporate and Political Accountability; and Voice, Creativity and Culture. Learn more.

Learn more about the ambitious work of our current and past Fellows and the strides they are making in their respective fields.

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