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Request for Applications

2025 Delta Science Fellows Program

The Delta Science Program and California Sea Grant are pleased to announce the 14th round of Delta Science Fellowships to provide research support for the 2025-2026 academic years.

The fellowships fund research projects by early-career scientists for up to two years that:

- will advance the state of knowledge underlying high-priority science issues identified in the 2022-2026 Science Action Agenda and

- that affect the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and its management as an integrated socio-ecological system.

Eligible applicants include postdoctoral researchers, Ph.D. students, and master’s students.

Notices of Intent are due June 24, 2024. Applications are due August 26, 2024.

Visit the research funding and fellowships web page for more information about the Delta Science Program’s research awards.

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About the Delta Science Fellows Program

The Delta Science Program has partnered with California Sea Grant since 2003 to fund graduate students, recent graduates, and postdocs conducting research at academic institutions. Since its inception, 115 graduate and post-graduate level researchers have been supported through the Delta Science Fellows program. 

Delta Science Program

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Sacramento, CA 95814



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