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Native Science Fellows

Online Application


Native Science Fellows

Open to Native American and Latino students currently attending a four-year college in Montana, Montana State University or the University of Montana

Native American students attending a university in Montana and pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in earth sciences, atmospheric sciences, natural resource management, hydrology, fisheries, wildlife management, agriculture, forestry, or soil sciences are invited to apply for a Native Science Fellowship up to $5,000 to be earned working with a community-based environmental science or geosciences organization that matches their career interests.

Benefits of being a Native Science Fellow

  • Fellowship stipend to be used for tuition, books or related school and personal expenses.

  • A match to a professional mentor who can support your aspirations.

  • Ongoing face-to-face peer networks and an online network utilizing Facebook.

  • Recognition through participation in the Native Science Fellows program.

Applications will be reviewed until February 15, 2019

All completed applications must be received online for consideration. Fellowships will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis until the available funding has been committed. University students that have not received a Native Science Fellowship before will be given priority consideration.

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