Environmental Protection Agency Fellowship Programs

Fellowship Information


STAR was established in 1995 to promote graduate study and career goals related to protecting the environment and to safeguard public health against environmental threats.

Who Should Apply:

US citizen or permanent resident. Eligible fields include those natural and social sciences areas where pertinent and environmental and public health research is typically conducted. Final undergraduate year or first year of graduate school for masters funding OR final undergraduate or final masters year or through the fourth year of doctoral study for PhD funding. Please see the website for all the fellowship programs. Applicants must show evidence of career goals that fit the EPA mission. Early research or internship experience are vital.

Program Duration:

Depends on the program. Please see the website.

Number & Amount Available:

Approximately 125 awards. Up to $37,000 per year (with specific maximums for stipend, tuition, and other expenses.)

Citizenship Requirements:
STEM Fields Only:

Student Information

Required GPA:
3.0 and above
Academic Level:


Initial Deadline:
Depends on the program. See website for details.
NC State Campus Deadline:


National Deadline:
TBA. See website for details.