The Program on Climate Change (PCC) is pleased to be able to offer one 9-month graduate fellowship for the 2014/2015 academic year. The award will be made to a highly qualified student in in their first two years of graduate study in a non-core PCC department (including but not limited to Biological Oceanography, Civil Engineering, Biology, Environmental and Forest Resources, Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, Public Affairs). All qualified applicants will be considered and those who have a demonstrated interest in interdisciplinary climate science and PCC programs, and those committed to participating in the Graduate Certificate in Climate Science (GCeCS), will be given priority.
Application materials must be submitted by 1 August 2014, for notification by 1 September 2014, and must include:
1. Undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial okay) 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 uwpcc or in print form to:
Program on Climate Change
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195
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.
Please direct questions to the PCC Director, LuAnne Thompson (luanne), or to the PCC Program Specialist, Miriam Bertram (uwpcc, 206-543-6521).