The Environmental Fellows Program, a summer fellowship program offered in partnership with the C.S. Mott Foundation and the Environmental Grantmakers Association, is seeking to place a diverse group of Master’s and Doctoral students from underrepresented groups in the environmental field.


Applications are now OPEN for the 2017 Environmental Fellows Program. The deadline to apply is January 31.


The 2017 Environmental Fellows Program involves:

  • Fellowship placement sites with the Environmental Grantmakers Association (EGA) and their member organizations. Including partner organizations like mainstream NGOs, environmental justice nonprofits, and policy institutes
  • Fellows work on issues ranging from climate change to environmental health to conservation.
  • Fellows receive a stipend of $10,000 plus some travel expenses.
  • Fellowship placement sites are available in a range of places included, but not limited to: New York City, Boston, Washington DC, California, and Ann Arbor, MI.


If you know any graduate or doctoral students who have an interest in exploring environmental philanthropy and/or are passionate about diversifying the environmental field, we encourage you to share this information and the attached flyer. Interested applicants can find information and apply by visiting


If you have questions about the Environmental Fellows Program please feel free to contact Molly Lutton at