Environmental Protection Agency STAR Fellowships

SPONSORING AGENCY: U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) or EPA STAR Fellowship Homepage

PURPOSE: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program, is offering Graduate Education Fellowships for master's and doctoral students in environmentally-related fields of study.


  • Engineering
  • Physical Sciences
  • Biological Sciences
  • Social Sciences
  • Other disciplines relating to environmental management

ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are pursuing a master's or doctoral degree. Students do not need to be enrolled in or formally accepted to a full-time graduate program at the time they apply for a fellowship, but proof of enrollment or acceptance must be produced prior to the award of the fellowship. Students who have completed more than one year in a master's program or four years in a doctoral program are not eligible.  Students enrolled in a master's program, however, may apply for a doctoral fellowship.


  • $25,000
  • $12,000 for tuition and fees
  • $5,000 allowance for research related expenses

APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 5 , 2010. Please see the EPA Star Fellowship website for details.