Who can apply?
Master’s and PhD students:
Biosystems Engineering • Chemical & Environmental Engineering • Electrical & Computer Engineering • Environmental Sciences • Materials Science and Engineering • Natural Recourses • Optical Sciences • Systems & Industrial Engineering
U.S. citizens and Permanent Residents
Students from traditionally underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply
Current and new University of Arizona graduate students who are based in Tucson for their studies
What's included in the Traineeship?
Trainees stay in the program until degree is received
Stipend of $34,000
Full tuition remission, payment of mandatory fees and student health insurance
MS trainees receive 1 year of funding
PhD trainees receive 2 years of funding
Cultural immersion and pilot project on Navajo Nation
How to Apply
1. Apply to your major through the UA Graduate College.
2. Submit all application documents listed below.
3. Contact an Indige-FEWSS Faculty Committee Member to discuss your research interests and the program.
4. APPLICATION DOCUMENTS TO SUBMIT:
- Indige-FEWSS Application Cover Sheet
- PDF copy of your submitted UA graduate application
- Personal Statement describing your interest in this program, in FEWS research, and in working with indigenous communities. Current Trainees must include a reflection on your contributions to and benefits derived from the program.
- Letter of Recommendation from your CURRENT academic advisor.
5. Applications accepted annually, January - March; Decisions announced in April
Applications are not currently being accepted. Please check back next January.
What You Need to Know
Submit applications and questions to the program coordinator:
Cara Duncan: firstname.lastname@example.org