The Program on Climate Change (PCC) is pleased to be able to offer one 9-month graduate fellowship for the 2014/2015 academic year to incoming and graduate students who have completed less than four quarters as of August 1, 2014 in the School of Environmental and Forest Resources, the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences and Civil and Environmental Engineering. Students must demonstrate an interest in interdisciplinary climate research and should be committed to participating in the Graduate Certificate in Climate Science (GCeCS) and other PCC programs. All qualified applicants will be considered and those with demonstrated interest in PCC programs will be given priority.
Students apply directly to the PCC.
Application materials must be submitted by 1 August 2014, for notification by 1 September 2014, and must include:
1. Undergraduate and graduate transcripts (where applicable), highlighting courses that fulfill the prerequisites for the Graduate Certificate in Climate Science (GCeCS). Prerequisites for the GCeCS are: at least six quarters (four semesters) of undergraduate or graduate coursework in geophysical science, chemistry, biology or physics, including at least one quarter of chemistry all with an average grade of B (3.0) or above.
2. Applicant statement (1-2 pages). Should include a description of research interests illustrating how the PCC relates to their career/research interests and affirm that they plan to fulfill the requirements of the Graduate Certificate in Climate Science (GCeCS).
3. Faculty advisor recommendation (1-page). Faculty advisor should be or become familiar with the PCC and PCC educational goals and describe how the applicants’ interests relate to these goals.
Applications may be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org or in print form to:
Program on Climate Change
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195
General PCC program information can be found at: http://uwpcc.washington.edu/
Information on the Graduate Certificate (GCeCS) can be found under the academics tab of the PCC website.
The graduate fellowship is administered as a 9-month, 0.5 FTE, research assistantship. The PCC will also provide $500 for use for travel to a national meeting or a research site, or for the purchase of books and supplies.