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 Echoing Green Foundation Fellowships Provides seed funding and support to more than 450 social entr...

 Echoing Green Foundation Fellowships Provides seed funding and support to more than 450 social entrepreneurs with bold ideas for social change in order to launch groundbreaking organizations around the world. A stipend of $60,000 for individuals ($90,000 for 2- person partnerships) paid in four equal installments over two years. Must demonstrate sufficient English fluency to participate in interviews and Echoing Green events. The fellowship includes: the Global Fellowship, the Black Male Achievement Fellowship, and the Climate Fellowship. Deadline: sometime in October-November. Edmund S. Muskie Graduate Fellowship Muskie fellows enroll in full-time non-degree or degree programs at IREX’s partner universities, enriching graduate classrooms with new international perspectives and valuable professional experience. Fellowships are awarded to young and mid-career individuals who are citizens of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, the Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, or Uzbekistan. Public applications are no longer accepted. Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay contest for full-time juniors or seniors that is open to full-time undergraduate juniors and seniors at accredited U.S. four-year colleges and universities. International and non-citizen students, as well as students studying abroad are eligible, as long as they are registered as fulltime juniors or seniors at their home institutions in the U.S. Contestants must have a faculty advisor. Prizes range from $500 - $5,000. Deadline: December 9th. Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant for Artists Awards five grants in the amount of $15,000 (Canadian) and subsequent grants of &18,000 each. No age limit but applicants must be at least 18 years of age at the time of submitting the application. Not for those pursuing abstract or nonrepresentational art. Rolling deadline. Environmental Research and Education Foundation Scholarships are awarded by EREF to recognize excellence in master’s, doctoral or postdoctoral waste management research and education. Awards to doctoral students are given in memory of Francois Fiessinger, P.E., Ph.D., a graduate of Rutgers University, who was a founding director of the foundation; and by the Environmental Research and Education Foundation. Additional scholarships were made possible by the late Robert P. Stearns, P.E., DEE of SCS Engineers, former Chairman of EREF, Robert J. Riethmiller of PTR Baler and Compactor Company and the Waste Industries Scholarship Honoring Lonnie C. Poole, Jr., an EREF founder and Director Emeritus. Most recently EREF awarded the first Carl J. Apicella Scholarship, made possible by Carl Apicella, President of American Environmental Group, a Tetra Tech Company. Applicants will be this year or are now a full-time master’s student, doctoral student or a post-doctoral researcher. Deadline: December Eurasian Undergraduate Exchange Program (UGRAD) Through U.S.-based training and practical experience in leadership, life skills, civic engagement, and internships, youth leaders are empowered to implement long-term civic and economic changes in their communities. 

The selected students study in a non-degree program for an academic year at an American university or community college. When Global UGRAD students return to finish college in their home countries, they share what they have learned and contribute to the development of their own communities. This is open to students of Eurasia to first-, second-, and third-year undergraduate students from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan. E-mail for more information. Youth Activity Fund Grant The Youth Activity Fund Grant supports high school students and college undergraduates. Its goal is to foster a new generation of explorers dedicated to the advancement of the scientific knowledge of our world. Awards range from $500 to $5,000. We recommend keeping your budget realistic. 

The average award is approximately $1,500. Only a few grants may be awarded at the $5,000 level. Grants are normally given to the following disciplines or topics: Climate Change, Geoscience, Paleoclimate (i.e. Early Earth, Tectonics, Volcanism, Paleontology, Glaciology, Geophysics, Astronomy); Marine Science, Marine Biology, Marine Life, Fish, Coral, Ocean, Fresh Water, Rivers, Lakes, Estuaries; Anthropology/Archeology; Plants and Molds; Animals; and conservation science. There is no explicit mentions of citizenship or eligibility requirements.

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