Global Sustainability Scholars Fellows Program - Applications Open

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Registration Deadline:

Sunday, January 9, 2022, 11:59pm

The GSS Fellows program offers a 10-week paid immersive training and mentoring with a global sustainability organization. Fellows will gain professional work experience, receive professional mentorship and professional development training, and build an international professional network in sustainability science. 

Fellows will work with sustainability organizations such as Belmont Forum research projects or Future Earth projects focused on OCEAN sustainability. Fellows are paid a stipend of $8,000 for their full participation in the program. 

This program is geared for graduate students in sustainability fields who have completed their bachelor’s degree in the past four years. Applicants must demonstrate through professional or academic experience that they are self-directed, mature, collaborative, solutions-oriented, and that they have a deep commitment to working in the field of sustainability science. In addition, applicants should be able to articulate their understanding of how equity and inclusion interests intersect the success of sustainability solutions across the globe. Strong candidates must also be able to travel (if applicable this year), be open to learning leadership and professional development skills, and be committed to mentoring undergraduates from underrepresented in the field. Please send an email to for questions.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens that have graduated with a Bachelor's degree in the past four years and currently enrolled and in good academic standing in a graduate program from an accredited college. If you are not currently enrolled, but have been accepted for Fall 2022, please be sure to submit your future enrollment verification with your transcripts.

The program will begin on May 23, 2022, and the last day will be July 29th 2022.