National Wildlife Federation EcoLeader Graduate Student Fellows help to educate and engage the EcoLeaders community through dedicated research projects. Monetary fellowship grants are awarded to graduate students working with National Wildlife Federation staff on research that helps to expand the content and development of the EcoLeaders program to help college students and recent graduates to use project-based learning to develop their environmental leadership and sustainable career goals. EcoLeaders Fellows join a national network of current and alumni fellows, many of whom have gone on to lead new businesses, agencies, and programs for sustainability all across the U.S.
We are currently accepting applications for three graduate student fellowships:
• 2021 NWF Zero Waste and Plastic Pollution Graduate Student Fellowship - 1 fellowship available
• 2021 NWF EcoLeader Graduate Student Fellowship - 2 fellowships available
Application submission instructions are included in each of the RFPs listed above. All applications are due by midnight on April 21, 2021.
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