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Below are selected opportunities that go beyond the application of environment or development separately and deal with the interaction of environment and development and the contributions of science and technology to sustainable development. The list features a handful of the most exciting opportunities that have been brought to our attention and is intended to suggest the range of what's out there; it is not a comprehensive list nor are these necessarily the best programs in existence. Nominations for additional Opportunities are welcome and should be sent to the Managing Editor via email at .

Current Fellowships

The following are paid fellowship opportunities submitted to the Forum. Please respond to the source organization directly concerning these positions. Additional fellowships may be listed in the 2008 Review of Sustainability Science Fellowship Programs.


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Past Fellowship Listings

The following are past fellowship opportunities submitted to the Forum. They are provided for reference purposes only.


There are currently 79 in the database

Sustainable Solutions Initiative Postdoctoral Fellows Program ‑ Positions available
Location: Orono, ME
Deadline: August 31, 2011

McCloy Fellowships in Environmental Policy
Deadline: March 31, 2011

Graduate Fellowships in Sustainability Science
Location: University of Maine
Deadline: February 1, 2010

2010 Harvard Fellowships in Sustainability Science
Location: Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Deadline: December 1, 2009

Graduate Assistantship in Industrial Ecology and Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment of Forest Bioproducts
Location: University of Maine, Orono, Maine, USA
Deadline: November 30, 2009

CHANS Fellowship
Location: Any
Deadline: October 20, 2009

NorthStar Fellow
Location: University of Minnesota
Deadline: September 1, 2009

Global Renewable Energy Leadership Fellow
Location: University of Minnesota
Deadline: September 1, 2009

AAAS Center for Science Technology and Sustainability Student Internship
Location: Washington, DC
Deadline: July 31, 2009

Ford Foundation Climate Justice Post doc Fellow
Location: Dartmouth College, New Hampshire, USA
Deadline: July 1, 2009

One-month Postdoctoral Fellowships with the STEPS Centre
Location: STEPS (Social, Technological and Environmental Pathways to Sustainability) Centre, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
Deadline: June 30, 2009

Andrew W. Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Sustainable Urban Food Studies
Location: New York, NY
Deadline: June 15, 2009

PhD Fellowship on Rural Livelihoods and Natural Resources
Location: University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
Deadline: June 15, 2009

IDS Research Fellows in Agriculture, Science and Policy
Location: Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
Deadline: June 5, 2009

3 PhD scholarships within the Junior Research Group on the political ecology of infrastructures
Location: Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany
Deadline: May 31, 2009

Vulnerability and Poverty Reduction Fellows
Location: Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
Deadline: May 22, 2009

Postdoctoral Fellow in Sustainability Sciences
Location: University of South Carolina, USA
Deadline: May 8, 2009

7 PhD positiobs at the Stockholm Resilience Centre
Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Deadline: May 2, 2009

PhD Research Assistantship in Forest Science
Location: Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI
Deadline: May 1, 2009

PhD Research on Creating Transactional Spaces for Knowledge Exchange in Sustainability Issues
Location: Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Deadline: April 30, 2009

2009 Watson International Scholars of the Environment
Location: Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Deadline: April 15, 2009

New Fellowships at the UC Davis Agricultural Sustainability Institute
Location: University of California, Davis
Deadline: April 3, 2009

UNU Fellowship Programmes
Location: United Nations University, Japan
Deadline: March 31, 2009

Minority PhD Fellowships in Ecosystem Science and Sustainability
Location: Colorado State University, Fort Collins
Deadline: March 15, 2009

Summer Research Fellowships for Undergraduates at the University of Maine
Location: Orono, Maine
Deadline: March 10, 2009

Fellowships at the UC Davis Agricultural Sustainability Institute
Location: University of California, Davis  
Deadline: March 9, 2009

MS Teaching Assistantship in Assessment of sustainability indices
Location: Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI
Deadline: March 1, 2009

Great Works Symposium Visiting Fellow in Energy
Location: Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Deadline: March 1, 2009

MSc Research opportunity in Sustainability in communal socioecological systems
Location: University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
Deadline: February 27, 2009

Undergraduate Research Fellowships in Sustainable Engineering
Location: University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Deadline: February 16, 2009

Environmental Studies and Sustainability Postdoctoral Fellow
Location: Washington & Lee University, Lexington, Virginia, USA
Deadline: February 15, 2009

PhD Fellowship in Marine Ecosystem Sustainability in the Arctic and Subarctic MESAS
Location: University of Fairbanks, Alaska
Deadline: February 15, 2009

PhD position at Stockholm Resilience Centre
Location: Baltic Nest Institute and Stockholm Resilience Center
Deadline: February 14, 2009

IIASA Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
Location: Laxenburg, Austria
Deadline: February 1, 2009

Fellowships in Sustainability Science at Harvard University
Location: Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Deadline: January 15, 2009

CHANS Fellowships
Location: Any
Deadline: December 20, 2008

James Martin 21st Century School Research Fellows in Socioeconomic Dynamics of Tropical Land Use Change
Location: Oxford University, UK
Deadline: December 15, 2008

Post Doctoral Associate in Multifunctional Land Use and Sustainability Science in Agricultural and Food Systems
Location: St. Paul, Minnesota
Deadline: December 1, 2008

2009 Beckman Fellows Program
Location: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Deadline: December 1, 2008

Postdoctoral Fellowship In Global Change
Location: Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
Deadline: December 1, 2008

Postdoctoral Fellows Program in Sustainable Development at The Earth Institute
Location: Columbia University, New York
Deadline: December 1, 2008

Graduate Assistantships at Alabama A and M
Location: Huntsville, Alabama
Deadline: November 30, 2008

Princeton STEP Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
Location: Princeton University, New Jersey, USA
Deadline: October 31, 2008

STEP Distinguished Faculty and Senior Scholar and Practioner Fellowship Program
Location: Princeton, New Jersey, United States
Deadline: October 31, 2008

Postdoctoral Fellow in Consumption Environment and Sustainability
Location: Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
Deadline: October 17, 2008

African Climate Change Fellowship Program
Deadline: September 17, 2008

ESRC Funded PhD Studentship in The Governance of Clean Development in the School of Development Studies at the University of East Anglia
Location: Norwich, UK
Deadline: August 15, 2008

Graduate assistantship in Suburban Ecology
Location: Bedford, NY
Deadline: August 15, 2008

Postdoctoral Fellow in energy
Location: University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Deadline: August 11, 2008

Junior Professional Fellowship Sustainable Development Governance Programme
Location: UNU, Yokohama, Japan
Deadline: August 1, 2008

Center for Ocean Solutions Early Career Fellowship Program
Location: Stanford, California
Deadline: July 15, 2008

Asian MetaCentre for Population and Sustainable Development Analysis Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Location: Singapore
Deadline: July 15, 2008

MS Assistantship in Population Water Quality and Land Use Trends
Location: University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI
Deadline: July 15, 2008

2 Doctoral Studentships on Transitions to Sustainability
Location: University of Sussex, UK
Deadline: July 11, 2008

NCAR postdoc opportunity
Location: Boulder, Colorado
Deadline: July 3, 2008

3 LSE Fellows in Geography and Environment
Location: London, UK
Deadline: July 2, 2008

Graduate Assistantships for the study of Complex Systems
Location: University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
Deadline: July 1, 2008

2008 Sustainable Energy Fellowship Program
Location: Duke University
Deadline: April 18, 2008

Research Fellowships Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment
Location: University of Oxford, UK
Deadline: April 14, 2008

Human-Nature Interactions in Forested Landscapes (MS Assistantship)
Location: SUNY - New York
Deadline: April 1, 2008

The New York Prize Fellowship in Sustainable Cities and the Social Sciences
Location: New York, NY
Deadline: March 7, 2008

Early-Career Summer Fellowship
Location: Various
Deadline: March 1, 2008

Joseph L. Fisher Dissertation Fellowships from Resources for the Future
Location: Washington, DC
Deadline: February 29, 2008

Gilbert F. White Postdoctoral Fellowship from Resources for the Future
Location: Washington DC
Deadline: February 29, 2008

International Visiting Fellows Program in Energy, the Environment, and Sustainability
Location: Rice University, Houston, Texas
Deadline: February 15, 2008

Alcoa Foundation's Conservation & Sustainability Fellowship Program
Location: Worldwide
Deadline: February 14, 2008

Fellowships in Sustainability Science
Location: Center for International Development, Harvard University
Deadline: February 1, 2008

2008—2009 AMS/UCAR Congressional Science Fellowship
Location: Washington, DC
Deadline: February 1, 2008

Certificate on Humans and the Global Environment Fellows Program
Deadline: January 2, 2008

Erb Institute Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program
Location: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Deadline: December 31, 2007

EPFL PhD candidate, in the field of Information Technology / Environmental Engineering
Location: Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Deadline: December 10, 2007

Earth Institute Post-Doctoral Fellows Program
Location: Columbia University, New York, NY
Deadline: December 1, 2007

Research Fellowships at Southampton
Location: University of Southampton, UK
Deadline: November 23, 2007

Research Fellow at Environmental Policy Research Centre
Location: Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
Deadline: October 31, 2007

Academic Research Fellowship - Exploring the Conditions for the Uptake of New Energy Technologies
Location: Leeds, UK
Deadline: February 9, 2007

2007-2008 AMS-UCAR Congressional Science Fellowship
Location: Washington, DC
Deadline: February 1, 2007

Research Fellow: Analysis of Options for International Action on Climate Change
Location: Tyndall Centre, Oxford, UK
Deadline: January 19, 2007

GLOBES Fellowships at the University of Notre Dame
Location: South Bend, Indiana, USA 
Deadline: January 15, 2007

Fellowships in Sustainability Science
Location: Center for International Development, Harvard University
Deadline: December 15, 2006

 
   
 
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