Fellowships

The NWF EcoLeaders team is currently seeking a Content Development Fellow to support the research, interviewing, transcribing, and writing for the “NWF EcoLeaders Top 50: Inspiring the Next Generation” as well as to develop career development resources on topics such as self-evaluation, networking, job searching, mentoring, professional development opportunities, career pathways, etc. 

This summer fellowship is for a term of 4 months, and while fellows spend various amounts of time on their projects each week, the average amount of time spent will be 40 hours monthly. The fellow will receive a $2,000 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 curriculula.

Graduate students from any college or university within the U.S are applicable. Current and former employees of National Wildlife Federation and former NWF Campus Ecology Fellows are ineligible to apply. Former NWF interns are eligible to apply following one year from their final work date. 


The deadline to submit applications is May 15, 2016
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Fellowship Request for Proposals

Fellowship Proposal Template (Word)



2013 Fellowship Class


Meet Past Campus Ecology Fellows 

Since 2000, NWF has awarded over 150 fellowships to students across the country working on projects ranging from campus-wide energy audits to implementing sustainable forestry practices. Check out our searchable Campus Map to learn about current and past Fellows! 

2000 -2013 Fellowship Summary

This program is partially funded through the generous support of the Kendeda Sustainability Fund of the Tides Foundation, Kendeda Fund, Nathan Cummings Foundation and the Town Creek Foundation.

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