Announcing a Summer Fellowship Program: The Environmental Fellows Program 2019

he 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 31st, 2019.
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 Environmental Defense Fund, 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 $10,000 plus a travel allowance for participating fellows.  

  • Fellows work on a variety of environmental issues including but not limited to environmental health, energy justice, marine conservation, freshwater access, transit solutions, food justice, and more!  

  • Fellowship placement sites are available across the country in both major cities and at rural locations. Some of our past placements have been located in: The Greater Boston area, Chicago, New York City, San Francisco and Richmond Va.   

  • Fellows receive training in: diversity, equity, and inclusion; institutional culture; and professional development. 

  • Participation in a pre-program training at the University of Michigan and attendance at the Environmental Grantmakers Association Retreat in September, expenses paid. 

For more information and to apply please visit
If you have questions about the Environmental Fellows Program please feel free to contact M'Lis Bartlett at or 734-936-0900
Thank you for your interest, we look forward to hearing from you!

Dr. Dorceta Taylor, Program Director

Dr. M'Lis Bartlett, Program Manager