UMCES Presidential Fellowship - Ph.D.

University of MD Center for Environmental Science
Cambridge, Maryland
Stipend, health benefits, and tuition
Nov 15, 2018
Dec 15, 2018
Career Level
Student / Graduate
Education Level
Job Type
Relocation Cost
No Relocation
Sector Type

The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) will award one Presidential Graduate Fellowship to support a new Ph.D. student who will start his or her studies in Academic Year 2019-2020. The UMCES Presidential Fellowship is merit-based and designed to recruit an outstanding student into UMCES graduate programs. This fellowship provides up to two years of salary and full State of Maryland health benefits and tuition. Fellowship support may be combined with other funding opportunities to provide extended support.

UMCES is Maryland’s premier research institution whose mission is to advance scientific knowledge of the environment. UMCES scientists conduct research at four units: Appalachian Laboratory in the mountains of western Maryland, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory on the western shore of Chesapeake Bay, Horn Point Laboratory on the eastern shore of Chesapeake Bay, and the Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology in downtown Baltimore. UMCES faculty members advise and support more than 80 graduate students. Doctoral students are enrolled in two Ph.D. programs: Marine-Estuarine-Environmental Sciences (MEES) and the Graduate Program in Life Sciences (GPILS) (see

Applicant reviews will begin January 15, 2019, and will continue until the Presidential Fellowship is awarded, no later than by April 1, 2019. For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Education at or visit