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Scholarship Opportunities

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Available Fellowship & Dissertation Award Opportunities 

Award Name (click for complete information and conditions) Eligible Degree Amount US Citizenship
Carbon Neutrality Initiative Fellowship  Undergraduate & Graduate  $4,000 + $1,000 for programming Not Required

*Please note that this application deadline has been extended to June 19th, 2020*

A total of three $4,000 fellowships will be awarded by the University of California's Office of the President. These fellowships intended to support Carbon Neutrality Initiative related projects at the UCR Campus. Projects addressing the themes outline in the application below will be considered. Two fellowship projects should contribute to reductions in campus-based emissions deriving from energy use or commute emissions. One fellowship project should focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion within campus-based sustainability efforts. 

For questions, contact Fortino Morales at the Office of Sustainability: fortino.morales@ucr.edu 

More information on the UC Carbon Neutrality Initiative


Award Name (click for complete information and conditions) Eligible Degree Amount US Citizenship
National Center for Sustainable Transportation Graduate Fellowship Award Graduate Up to $20,000  Required
National Center for Sustainable Transportation Graduate Dissertation Award  Graduate Up to $20,000 Not Required

 

To Apply

Download a copy of the application. Complete the application as directed, and email completed application by the posted deadline to Jill Barber at jbarber@cert.ucr.edu. 

Please be aware of the following, as our application process has changed:

  • The application is a fillable form at this time; we plan to upgrade to a web-based platform in the future.
  • ONE application for will be used for ALL graduate awards
  • Save the application form to your computer BEFORE filling out the fields; this website does not support fillable forms online.
  • All statements and information are to be included in a single PDF document per the application instructions (see application form for more details)
  • PDFs will be submitted by email to jbarber@cert.ucr.edu no later than 11:59pm on the date of the posted deadline.
Application Timeline
  • Friday, April 3, 2020: Application period opens 
  • Thursday, April 30, 2020 (11:59pm): Application period closes
  • May/June 2020: Announcement of Awardees

 


The Center for Environmental Research and Technology (CE-CERT) solicits applications for various scholarships once a year during the winter quarter. These awards are open to current undergraduates and to current and prospective graduate students who are or plan to be affiliated with CE-CERT.  Current students must be in good academic standing with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Prospective graduate students must have completed their UCR graduate application and must be expected to work primarily at CE-CERT if they come to UCR.  Other criteria vary by award; click on links below for more information. Contact Jill Barber at jbarber@cert.ucr.edu with questions or for more information about these awards.

Scholarship Award Opportunities
 
Award Name (click for complete information and conditions) Eligible Degree Amount US Citizenship
Undergraduate Up to $5,000 Not Required
Jim Guthrie Research Award Undergraduate Up to $5,000 Not Required
Esther F. Hays Graduate Fellowship Award Graduate Up to $5,000 Preferred but not Required
Salim Khan Graduate Award Graduate $500 Not Required
Colin E. Hackett Endowed Engineering Research Graduate Award Graduate Up to $5,000 Not Required
William R. Pierson/Ford Graduate Fellowship Graduate Up to $5,000 Not Required
J. Wayne Miller and Thomas Durbin Graduate Research Award Graduate Up to $1,000 Not Required

 

To Apply

Winter 2021: Download a copy of the application. Be sure to use the correct form for your level (graduate or undergraduate). Complete the application as directed, and email completed application by the posted deadline to Jill Barber at jbarber@cert.ucr.edu.  Applications for prospective graduate students should be completed by the recruiting faculty member.

Please be aware of the following, as our application process has changed:

  • The application is a fillable form at this time; we plan to upgrade to a web-based platform in the future.
  • ONE application for will be used for ALL graduate awards
  • Save the application form to your computer BEFORE filling out the fields; this website does not support fillable forms online.
  • All statements and information are to be included in a single document per the application instructions (see application form for more details; Guthrie Award applicants may use additional attachments)
  • PDFs will be submitted by email to jbarber@cert.ucr.edu no later than 11:59pm on the date of the posted deadline.