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EPA STAR Graduate Fellowships available
By Admin (on 10/4/2010 @ 15:25:33, in Fellowships, read 1787 times)

Given below are details about the EPA STAR program which provides Graduate Fellowships of up to $42,000 per year of support.  More details are provided below.  A link to the program announcement is also given. 

If you are interested in applying and either need more information or help in filling out the application material, please contact the Graduate School at gradscholarships@uno.edu.


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 Grants.gov. 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.

If selected to receive a fellowship, you will be contacted no later than April 1, 2011 and should subsequently receive your official notification of award by June 30, 2011, for the fall term. Please note that this schedule may be changed without notification due to factors that were not anticipated at the time of announcement. The earliest anticipated start date for these awards is September 1, 2011.

Eligibility Information:

1.     Students must attend a fully accredited U.S. college or university (located in the U.S. or its territories) for their graduate studies.

2.     Applicants must also be citizens of the U.S. or its territories or possessions, or be lawfully admitted to the U.S. for permanent residence. Resident aliens must include their green card number in their application (you must have your green card at the time of application to be eligible for this Fellowship opportunity). EPA may verify this number with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service of the Department of Homeland Security.

Topic 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)