The Global Change Center (GCC) aims to support graduate students who engage in interdisciplinary research and problem-solving to address today’s pressing societal and environmental challenges. In the 2020-21 academic year, the Global Change Center will offer eight fellowships across three focal areas:

        1. Global Change
        2. Diversity
        3. Rural Environmental Health

Global Change Fellowships

The Interfaces of Global Change (IGC) Interdisciplinary Graduate Education Program (IGEP) awards four Ph.D. assistantships every academic year intended to support students who have demonstrated commitment to and engagement within the IGC program, and who will benefit from the funding in a way that will enhance the interdisciplinary and global-change aspects of their research. Assistantships include 12 months of graduate stipend and in-state tuition (~$40,000 total value).

  • Eligibility: Current IGC fellows who have been enrolled in the IGC IGEP for at least 12 months
  • Application Deadline: Annually, April 1

Diversity Fellowships

New in 2021, the Global Change Center will award two graduate assistantships to new Ph.D. students from underrepresented groups focusing on the social and/or environmental challenges associated with rapid global changes such as pollution, invasive species, climate change, and habitat loss. Assistantships include 12 months of graduate stipend and in-state tuition (~$40,000 total value).

Rural Environmental Health Fellowships

New in 2020, the Global Change Center will award two graduate assistantships to Ph.D. students who will engage in interdisciplinary activities that advance research at the nexus of environmental and health sciences in rural settings. Assistantships include 12 months of graduate stipend and in-state tuition (~$40,000 total value).