Interdisciplinary Conference Funding for ESPP Specialization and MSU Doctoral Students
For any MSU doctoral student to attend conference or meetings with an interdisciplinary environmental focus. Students must present their work. Up to $500 for domestic and $750 for international travel. ESPP specialization students who have completed two of the four requirements of the program are eligible for additional funds.
Deadline: Jan. 15, April 15 and Oct. 15, annually.
Doctoral Recruiting Fellowship
The Environmental Science and Policy Program (ESPP) offers one-year Doctoral Recruiting Fellowships for students who will matriculate during the fall semester. The goal of these fellowships is to attract the strongest possible cohort of students to pursue doctoral education focused on the environment at MSU. Students MUST be nominated by their intended home department. Students may not apply directly for these fellowships but should work with their intended home department to prepare their application materials.
Feb. 1, 2016
ESPP-AgBioResearch Interdisciplinary Team Building Initiative
ESPP and AgBioResearch offer the Interdisciplinary Team Building Initiative, a funding mechanism promoting collaboration among faculty researchers from different disciplines, to enhance our capacity to grow broadly defined interdisciplinary environmental scholarship and to compete for external grants.
Visiting Scholars to Advance Science Grants (VISTAS)
ESPP is pleased to offer Visiting Scholars to Advance Science (VISTAS) grants to promote and facilitate development of multi-University research proposals led by MSU faculty in the areas of environmental science, technology and policy. Applications are due Sept. 30, 2015.
Note to Faculty: Our current funding structure for faculty grants requires all applications and proposals be routed through the above two programs. We are not currently offering funding for faculty travel or conferences outside of the ITBI or VISTAS programs. If you would like to apply for a VISTAS or ITBI grant, please click the above buttons.
Please also see the external funding opportunities on our broader funding pages which includes:
Apply for the 2016 Doctoral Recruiting Fellowships
ESPP is now accepting applications for the 2016 Doctoral Recruiting Fellowships. Seven year-long fellowships are available.
ESPP is pleased to offer Visiting Scholars to Advance Science (VISTAS) grants to promote and facilitate development of multi-University research proposals led by MSU faculty in the areas of environmental science, technology and policy.