National Wildlife Federation is currently seeking four graduate students to support our NWF EcoLeaders Program. Please review the request for proposals (RFPs) below for the following opportunities: 

~ NWF EcoLeaders Career Center Fellow
~ NWF EcoLeaders Community Management Assessment Fellow
~ NWF EcoLeaders Certification Workshop Fellow
~ NWF EcoLeaders Business Plan Fellow 

Each 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 (the Business Plan fellow will receive a $3,000 stipend with option to request an additional $2,000), 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 July 10, 2016

NWF EcoLeaders Career Center Fellow RFP
NWF EcoLeaders Community Management Assessment Fellow RFP
NWF EcoLeaders Certification Workshop Fellow RFP
NWF EcoLeaders Business Plan Fellow RFP 

Please use the follow template for your fellowship proposal - 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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