Scholarships and Grants

Opportunities for scholarships and travel awards

  • See information on 2020 Travel Awards here.


  • California Sea Grant State Fellowship 2021 – The California Sea Grant State Fellows Program provides a unique educational opportunity for recent graduate students who are interested in marine, coastal, and/or watershed resources and in the decisions affecting those resources in California. This highly competitive program matches outstanding recent graduate students with hosts in state, federal, or municipal agencies in California for a 12-month paid fellowship. Fellows have the opportunity to apply their skills and expertise to real-world problems, while gaining hands-on experience in resource management and government. Alumni of the program have gone on to successful careers in a variety of sectors, including consulting, private companies, government, science, and nonprofits. Application Deadline: July 27, 2020, 5:00PM PST. Get more information here.
  • Yolo Basin Foundation announces 2020-2021 Graduate Student Fellowship – To recognize the Yolo Basin Foundation’s 25th anniversary in 2015 and to honor its founder Robin Kulakow, the Kulakow-Julian Family established the “Yolo Basin Foundation Graduate Student Fellowship Fund.” The gift provides support for selected graduate students from University of California, Davis and California State University, Sacramento who are working in the areas of environmental education, public use, environmental sciences, or environmental/conservation policy related to the 16,800-acre Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area or the 60,000-acre Yolo Bypass. The Fellowship includes an annual stipend, as well as mentoring, for the student’s research. Each fellowship is overseen by a committee of professionals associated with the Yolo Basin Foundation. Recipients are required to give quarterly reports on their research and, at the end of the fellowship, provide a written final report and make a presentation of their findings. Download files: YBF Fellowship Program Announcement April 21 2020, YBF Grad Student Fellowship Topics 2016-2020, application form (Application form June 2020, Application form June 2020). Application deadline: June 30, 2020.


None available at this time.