ES Fellowships! Program Descriptions and Applications for summer 2019 are now on the ES webpage! (February 2019 deadlines)

The Environmental Fellowship program descriptions and applications for Summer 2019 are now on the ES website!

As a student who is either an ES major/minor or who has taken ES core courses, you are eligible to apply for Environmental Studies summer fellowships. The Environmental Studies program provides 15 summer fellowships for students.  Read more about last summer’s fellows.

This is a great way to gain experience in the field, work with environmental professionals, and connect your summer experience to your academic experience.  The Environmental Studies Program is one of very few academic programs that has an endowed fellowship program.

Environmental Studies-Maine Based Fellowships (12) fund students to work with local communities and nonprofits in Maine that are selected as host organizations by the Environmental Studies Program.  We have now posted our placements for our Maine based fellowships. We have 12 opportunities for students to work with environmental organizations on everything from sustainable communities, energy policy, water quality monitoring, environmental health and more.  Deadline: Wednesday, Feb. 13th at noon.

Environmental Studies Fellowships (Sustainability and Environmental Justice)  (2-3) – funds students to work for an organization of their choosing.  You can work in Maine, in your community, or anywhere in the world.

Deadline: Monday, February 25th at noon  **Winter break is a good time to identify and contact organizations for this fellowship**

Cooke Fellowship (1-2) – Funds students to conduct community based research under the guidance of a faculty mentor and in partnership with a community organization of the student’s choosing **Winter break is a good time to identify contact faculty sponsors and host organizations for this fellowship**

Deadline: Monday, February 25th at noon

Winter break is a great time to start to apply for summer fellowships.  All applications are online and we have included a PDF of the fellowship application on our website to help you start to prepare your application. You can apply at any time up until the deadline (see each fellowship’s deadline below).  The following fellowships fund students to work for an organization of their choice anywhere in the world

Feel free to email me if you have any questions at all.


Eileen Sylvan Johnson, PhD
Lecturer and Program Manager
Environmental Studies Program
Bowdoin College
Office Location: Roux 224
Mailing Address:
6700 College Station
Brunswick, ME 04011