Following are some of the funding opportunities for graduate students in the Global Change GIDP.
Available only to students in the GC-GIDP minor program:
Dissertation Improvement Grants
The GC-GDIP, with assistance from The Institute of the Environment (IE), offers small awards (up to $1,000) to students in the GC Minor program to aid in the improvement of their dissertation. The call for applications goes out in February, and awards are usually announced in March. DIG awards will be available for student use during the following academic year.
Global Change TA
The GC-GIDP Minor program offers a teaching assistantship for the GC 170A1 Introduction to Global Change course. The assistantship is awarded on a semester basis and is contingent on the availability of GIDP teaching assistantship funds.
Funding available to students in the GC-GIDP minor program and also to those in other areas of environmental science on campus:
IE Travel Awards
The Institute of the Environment provides up to $500 in funding for graduate students to travel to meetings, conferences, or symposia where they will present their research. Deadlines are typically in September and February.
Other sources of funding on campus that are available to GC-GIDP graduate students:
Funding Opportunities Database
Information about grants, fellowships, and other awards in the area of environmental science is available in IE's database of funding opportunities.
Available to students in the GC-GIDP minor program IF you are also majoring in one of the other GIDP programs (e.g., Arid Lands Resource Sciences):
Herbert E. Carter Travel Award
The Herbert E. Carter Travel Award is available for students majoring in a Graduate Interdisciplinary Program (GIDP) for travel to a professional meeting.
Available to any student currently enrolled in a graduate or professional degree program at the UA:
Graduate and Professional Student Travel Grant Fund
The Graduate College, in conjunction with the Graduate and Professional Student Council provides travel funds to graduate students to present invited papers or posters at professional meetings, conferences and symposia that are directly related to their educational development.