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Student Scholarship & Grant Opportunities

Please use this link to the UW Academic Works Scholarship system to apply for all of our scholarships:

https://uwyo.academicworks.com/opportunities?utf8=%E2%9C%93&term=&scopes%5B%5D=83&commit=Filter+Opportunities


 

The Nielson Graduate Excellence Fellowship 

This fellowship will be awarded to one outstanding graduate student with a strong record of academic excellence completing a thesis or dissertation project focusing on internationally oriented topics related to energy and sustainability of natural resources.  Priority will be given to those who demonstrate an interdisciplinary and international breadth in his/her course of study which promotes development of the human resources and know-how required to solve critical energy and natural resource challenges faced by society.  Candidates are considered based on the extent to which the candidate has demonstrated the commitment and potential to make a significant contribution to his or her field via the international research project that (s)he is completing.  This graduate fellowship represents a partnership between the Center for Global Studies and the School of Energy Resources to promote interdisciplinary academic and research programs in a broad range of disciplines across UW.  One graduate student will be eligible for the $10,000 award for one semester for Spring 2017.  Application deadline is September 20, 2018. Questions can be addressed to Dr. Robert Field, Associate Director, Center for Global Studies, rfield1@uwyo.edu, 766-3423, or by email at globalct@uwyo.edu. 

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Ramesh Prasad Sapkota, Fall 2017 CGS Nielson Graduate Excellence Fellowship Award Winner.

Project: PhD student with an Ecology major, working to investigate the impacts of human disturbances on forests of Nepal.


 

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Sara Ellingrod, Undergraduate, BA International Studies in Yasuní National Park, Ecuador. Received the CGS Excellent Fund International Internship/Fieldwork Grant for Summer 2017.

Project: The Sociopolitical Impacts of Resource Extraction on the Environment and People of Yasuní National Park, Ecuador

Center for Global Studies Excellent Fund International Internship/Fieldwork Grant

Undergraduate and graduate students from across campus are invited to apply for a stipend to support an internationally focused internship or research fieldwork. Stipends will be awarded for both domestic and internationally based internships; fieldwork for research must be internationally based. Stipends will vary based on financial need and quality of the proposal, with the highest award being $2500. Preference will be given to students in unpaid internships and to graduate students whose field work will significantly further their progress toward their degree. The maximum award is  

$2500.  Questions can be addressed to Dr. Robert Field via email at globalct@uwyo.edu or 766-6119.  Application deadline February 28, 2019. Early applications are accepted! Students will be notified within 4 weeks after the application deadline. Incomplete and late applications will NOT be accepted! 


 

Center for Global Studies-SER Nielson International Internship/Fieldwork Grant 

Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to apply for a Nielson International Grant to support their internationally oriented internship or international thesis/dissertation fieldwork in the area of energy and sustainability of natural resources.  The internship or research project should focus on internationally oriented topics related to energy and sustainability of natural resources.  Priority will be given to those who demonstrate an interdisciplinary and international breadth in their course of study that promotes development of the human resources and know-how required to solve critical energy and natural resource challenges faced by society.  This grant opportunity represents a partnership between the Center for Global Studies and the School of Energy Resources to promote interdisciplinary academic and research programs in a broad range of disciplines across UW.   The maximum award is $2500.  Questions can be addressed to Dr. Robert Field via email at globalct@uwyo.edu or 766-6119.  Application deadline February 28 2019. Early applications are accepted! Students will be notified within 4 weeks after the application deadline. Incomplete and late applications will NOT be accepted!

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Mackensie Swift, Undergraduate, BS Environmental Geology & Geohydrology/ENR in Coimbatore, India. Was awarded the ielson International Internship/Fieldwork Grant for Summer 2017.

Project: "Studying Water Quality in Coimbatore District, India"


 

Harris International Research Endowment

This fund shall make grants for students conducting international research. Preference will be given to outstanding undergraduate applications, but graduate students will also be considered. Preference will be given to research concerning sustainable development and natural resources which can include agriculture, policy and governance, environment and natural resources, applied economics, and rural and community development research topics.

The maximum is $2500. Questions can be addressed to Dr. Robert Field at rfield1@uwyo.edu  via email at or globalct@uwyo.edu or 766-6119. Application deadline February 28, 2018.

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Brittany Nordberg, Undergraduate, BS Wildlife & Fish Biology & Mangement in Tanzanian Fisheries Research Institute, Kigoma Tanzania. Was awarded the Harris International Research Endowment for Summer 2017.

Project: "The Evolutionary History Lake Tanganyika’s Nile Perch Species, Identify morphometric differences between Nile Perch species in Lake Tanganyika"


 

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Misty Springer, Graduate, MPA Public Administration w/ Minor in International Studies in Tbilisi, Georgia. Awarded the Christopher and Michelle Spear Fund for the Center for Global Studies.

Project: "Effectiveness of Women’s NGOs and Their Influence on Policy in the Republic of Georgia"

Christopher and Michelle Spear Fund for the Center for Global Studies

This scholarship will be awarded to a UW graduate or undergraduate student to defray expenses associated with their international research fieldwork or an international internship.

The maximum is $2500. Questions can be addressed to Dr. Robert Field at rfield1@uwyo.edu  via email at or globalct@uwyo.edu or 766-6119. Application deadline  February 28, 2018.


 

The Nielson Undergraduate Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to one outstanding junior or senior at the University of Wyoming who through his/her program of study has focused on internationally oriented topics related to energy and sustainability of natural resources.  Priority will be given to those who demonstrate an interdisciplinary and international breadth in his/her course of study that promotes development of the human resources and know-how required to solve critical energy/natural resource challenges faced by society.  This scholarship represents a partnership between the Center for Global Studies and the School of Energy Resources to promote interdisciplinary academic and research programs in a broad range of disciplines across UW. The scholarship is available for use during the student’s final year in the amount of $5000 to cover resident tuition/fees for two semesters. Application deadline February 28, 2019.  Questions can be addressed to Dr. Robert Field at globalct@uwyo.edu or 766-6119.

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Jordan Brophy, winner of the Nielson Undergraduate Scholarship Spring 2017


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