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EPA invites undergraduate, graduate applications for environmental study

Think you have what it takes to contribute academically to the research and development of environmental studies then consider applying for one of the two research fellowships offered by the EPA. Fellowships are offered on the undergraduate and graduate level. Deadlines differ for each so be sure to provide yourself enough time to send your application in on time. Having applied for one of these already, be sure to dot your i’s and cross your t’s. Writing the proposal is best accomplished by following the scientific method.

Title: Fall 2011 EPA Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) Fellowships For Undergraduate Environmental Study


Open Date: 09/14/2010 – Close Date: 12/09/2010

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), National Center for Environmental Research (NCER), invites applications for the Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) Fellowships for undergraduate environmentally related study for bachelor’s level students.

The deadline for receipt of applications is December 9, 2010. Subject to availability of funding, the Agency plans to award approximately 40 new fellowships by July 29, 2011. The fellowship provides up to $19,700 per year of academic support and $9,500 for internship support for a combined total of up to $48,900 over the life of the fellowship.

The Greater Research Opportunities program enhances and supports quality environmental education for undergraduates, and thereby encourages them to continue their education beyond the baccalaureate level, and pursue careers in environmentally related fields.

The actual amount awarded per year will vary depending on the amount of tuition and fees and the number of months the stipend is required. This fellowship is intended to help defray costs associated with environmentally oriented study leading to a bachelor’s degree.

Applicable Category(s): Grant/Fellowship Announcements

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


Open Date: 09/02/2010 – Close Date: 11/05/2010

Summary: 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.

This funding opportunity includes the following research areas:

EPA-F2011-STAR-A1 Emerging Environmental Approaches & Challenges: Innovative
Investigations for Oil Spill Impacts (A1)

EPA-F2011-STAR-A2 Emerging Environmental Approaches & Challenges: Social
Sciences (A2)

EPA-F2011-STAR-A3 Emerging Environmental Approaches & Challenges: Information
Science (A3)

EPA-F2011-STAR-B1 Tribes and American Indian/Alaska Native/Pacific Islander
Communities (B1)

EPA-F2011-STAR-C1 Nanotechnology (C1)

EPA-F2011-STAR-D1 Science & Technology for Sustainability: Environmental
Entrepreneurship (D1)

EPA-F2011-STAR-D2 Science & Technology for Sustainability: Green
Engineering/Building/Chemical Products & Processes/Materials
Development (D2)

EPA-F2011-STAR-D3 Science & Technology for Sustainability: Green
Energy/Natural Resources Production & Use (D3)

EPA-F2011-STAR-E1 Global Change (E1)

EPA-F2011-STAR-F1 Clean Air (F1)

EPA-F2011-STAR-G1 Drinking Water (G1)

EPA-F2011-STAR-H1 Water Quality: Hydrogeology and Surface Water (H1)

EPA-F2011-STAR-H2 Water Quality: Coastal and Estuarine Processes (H2)

EPA-F2011-STAR-I1 Human Health: Public Health (I1)

EPA-F2011-STAR-I2 Human Health: Risk Assessment and Risk Management (I2)

EPA-F2011-STAR-J1 Ecosystem Services: Aquatic Systems Ecology (J1)

EPA-F2011-STAR-J2 Ecosystem Services: Terrestrial Systems Soil and Plant
Ecology (J2)

EPA-F2011-STAR-J3 Ecosystem Services: Terrestrial Systems Animal Ecology (J3)

EPA-F2011-STAR-K1 Pesticides and Toxic Substances (K1)

EPA-F2011-STAR-L1 Land Protection (L1)

Applicable Category(s): Grant/Fellowship Announcements

About Valerie J. Amor:
As an architectural consultant, LEED AP, LEED certification reviewer, real estate broker and AIA associate, Valerie J. Amor is dynamically engaged in sustainability and issues regarding the built environment. Actively participating in several local, county and national organizations and committees focused on sustainability issues, she is also owner/principal of Drawing Conclusions and founder/president of Green Collar Connection, companies engaged in sustainable design, real estate development, green job training and research. Knowledgeable and well connected she brings you timely and thoughtful articles. Reach her at .

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