Sustainability Fellowships Available to UC Riverside Students

Applications must be received by Feb. 13

As part of the University of California’s Carbon Neutrality Initiative, which commits the UC to emit net zero greenhouse gases from its buildings and vehicle fleet by 2025, the UCR Sustainability office is soliciting applications for UCR Sustainability Fellowships.

A total of five $1,500 fellowships will be awarded, both undergraduates and graduate students are eligible to apply. These fellowships are intended to support sustainability projects at the UCR campus. A wide range of sustainability project ideas will be considered, including those that support student engagement and communications on the UC’s Carbon Neutrality Initiative. These projects should contribute to a reduction in campus greenhouse gas emissions, and/or educate the campus community about the importance of carbon neutrality.

To qualify for consideration of a fellowship, you must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at the University of California, Riverside. To apply, please go to:, where you will enter in your name, contact information, major, and other information. In addition, you will need to upload a one-page description of your sustainability project idea.

Judgment criteria include the applicant’s project idea level of innovation, academic record, and the promise in developing a successful project.

It is the applicant’s responsibility to review applicable criteria and provide all required information.

If you have any questions regarding application procedures, please contact John Cook at, or directly at (951) 827-1270.

Application deadline: 5pm, Friday, February 13, 2015
Announcement of award: February 20th, 2015.
Fellowships begin March 1st, 2015
Fellowships to be completed by December 31st, 2015

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Tel: (951) 827-4756

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John Cook
Tel: (951) 827-1270

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