Graduate Student Fellowship Opportunities With the National Wildlife Federation

If you're a grad student, check out these four fantastic fellowship opportunities from the National Wildlife Federation!

The National Wildlife Federation is currently accepting applications for four graduate student fellowships this summer/fall.

  • Earn a $3,000 stipend 
  • Help grow the NWF EcoLeaders leadership and certification program for emerging environmental leaders
  • Gain valuable career experience and professional development


Learn more and apply!

We are seeking graduate students for the following four fellowships:

- NWF EcoLeaders Community Management Assessment Fellow
- NWF EcoLeaders Market Research Fellow
- NWF EcoLeaders Career and Technical Education Fellow
- NWF EcoLeaders Labor Economist Research Fellow

In Spring 2014, National Wildlife Federation launched the EcoLeaders Program to help students and young professionals develop sustainability leadership skills and secure great jobs that help the planet.

The EcoLeaders leadership and career development program advances a proven model of leadership for sustainability. It draws on the lessons learned over nearly three decades supporting thousands of sustainability projects at more than 2,000 colleges and universities across the U.S. and world through NWF’s Campus Ecology, Greenforce, and other programs.

Each fellowship is for a term of 4 -6 months (based on student schedule), roughly 40 hours/month. The fellow will receive a $3,000 stipend, professional development assistance and networking opportunities, and the possibility of academic credit for successful completion of the project, as an independent study or integration of fellowship project into course curricula.

Application deadline: May 7, 2017

Further information, including the full RFPs and application instructions can be found here.