The purpose of the NNEMS program is to:
- Provide students with practical research opportunities and experiences in an EPA office or laboratory
- Increase public awareness of and involvement in environmental issues
- Encourage qualified individuals to pursue environmental careers
- Help defray the costs associated with the pursuit of academic programs related to the field of environmental protection, such as pollution control, science, engineering, technology, social science, and specialty areas
- Must be nominated by Franklin College.
- A citizen of the United States, its territories or possessions, or lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residency.
- Enrolled for academic credit at an accredited educational institution
- Pursuing an educational program directly related to pollution control or environmental protection for the duration of the fellowship.
- Currently enrolled in a graduate or Ph.D. program or can provide proof of acceptance and enrollment in a graduate or Ph.D. program at the time of the fellowship award
- Completion of at least one semester of graduate or Ph.D. work, or at least four undergraduate courses related to the field of environmental studies.
- Recipients of NNEMS fellowships receive a stipend based on the student’s level of education and the duration and location of the fellowship.
- EPA is not responsible for a student’s travel expenses to and from the project site nor for the student’s housing costs.
- Campus deadline: Please submit all required application materials to the campus representative by 5pm on January 31, 2012.
- Application deadline: March 4, 2012
All materials must be mailed to the address:
NNEMS Fellowship Program
Tetra Tech EM Inc.
1881 Campus Commons Drive, Suite 200
Reston, VA 20191
- A completed NNEMS Application Form
- A completed Standard Form 424 — Application for Federal Assistance
- A résumé
- An official college transcript for each school attended
- A completed NNEMS Reference Form
- A completed and signed original NNEMS Disclosure and Waiver Statement
- Verification of acceptance and/or enrollment in a graduate or Ph.D. program if the applicant is a graduating senior
- Your Green Card number on your application if you are a lawful permanent resident.
Dr. Hisaya Kitaoka