January 14, 2020
FABE Graduate
Student Newsletter
Upcoming Events
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University of Michigan, CIGLR
Iowa State University
Fellowships
Knauss Fellowship
Applications close February 21!
The Sea Grant Knauss Fellowship provides a unique educational and professional experience to graduate students who have an interest in ocean, coastal and Great Lakes resources and in the national policy decisions affecting those resources.

The Fellowship matches highly qualified graduate students with hosts in the legislative and executive branches of government located in the Washington, D.C. area, for a one-year paid fellowship. Click here to learn more...
Albert Schweitzer Fellowship
Columbus-Athens Schweitzer Fellows are graduate or professional students whose fields of study or personal interests are relevant to the program’s mission. Fellows receive a stipend of $3,000 to carry out an April-to-April community service project of at least 200 service hours, of which at least 100 hours involve direct client contact. Fellows partner with an existing community agency in the Columbus or Athens area and have both an academic and a community-based mentor. Fellows attend an orientation and monthly meetings as well as participate in reflective leadership development programming. No academic credit is earned. Applications are due in February. 
Summer Courses
FABE 5350: Sustainable Land and Water Systems
Prerequisites
Graduate student or senior UG with at least one course in one of the following or similar subject areas; ecology, biology, engineering, geology, human behavior, economics and public health.
Description
An interdisciplinary analysis of interactions of land and water systems, and how upstream management and behavior impacts downstream aquatic systems. A primary focus will be the analysis, comparison and solutions related to eutrophication of coastal systems. This will be supported with research in related disciplines, field experiences, and exploration of stakeholder viewpoints and behaviors. Students will demonstrate their integrated knowledge by preparing an interdisciplinary proposal addressing coastal eutrophication.
Other Opportunities
FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH AND SCHOLARSHIP
The Office of International Affairs, the Office of Research, the Graduate School, the Office of Student Academic Success and the Global Gateways are sponsoring a grant competition with separate tracks for  faculty graduate students  and  undergraduate students . Proposals are sought for a wide range of research and scholarship projects, which include but are not limited to: promoting active international research collaborations, addressing global issues in a regional context, connecting discipline-specific research to the implementation of projects and programs in diverse geopolitical and cultural settings, and exploring the languages, cultures, arts, social sciences and area studies. Grants awarded to faculty will be up to $6,000; grants awarded to students will be up to $5,000.
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