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Fall 2013 EPA Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) Fellowships for Undergraduate Environmental Study

When: October 1 - December 5, 2012




Eligibility Information

  1. Students must attend a fully accredited U.S. college or university (located in the U.S. or its territories) for their last two years of undergraduate studies during the fellowship period.
  2. Students must also be citizens of the U.S. or its territories or possessions, or be lawfully admitted to the U.S. for permanent residence. Resident aliens must include their green card number in their application (you must have your green card at the time of application to be eligible for this Fellowship opportunity).
  3. The GRO Undergraduate Fellowship is intended for students entering their last two years of study before obtaining their first bachelor’s degree. Students who have already earned one bachelor’s degree and are pursuing additional degrees are not eligible. The fellowship tenure is for two academic years (9 months each) with a required paid internship during the summer after the first year. Thus, only students who will be entering their last two years of college will be considered eligible.
  4. Students must have at least a “B” average overall at the time of application submittal and during the tenure of the fellowship.
  5. During the tenure of the fellowship, students must attend a fully accredited four year U.S. institution of higher education. These schools must be listed as not highly funded for research and development capacity.
  6. At the time of application submittal, students attending two-year institutions or community colleges, as well as students not in attendance at an institution of higher education may be eligible to apply.

Application Materials

Please pay close attention to the application instructions and materials and allow enough time to complete all requirements.