Carson Graduate Scholarships are designed to support outstanding UA graduate students and their research. The scholarships are awarded through a competitive process to current UA students who are committed to interdisciplinary research and communication. Grants of $5,000 per year are awarded to each of the Scholars to support their research.
Scholarships & Funding
Dive in and find funding opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students with an environmental focus!
For other funding, the University of Arizona provides access to database tools for use by university undergraduate and graduate students to search for external funding opportunities. These include federal, state, and local agencies in addition to private funding sources. More information can be found on the Arizona Research Gateway.
The Climate & Society Graduate Fellows Program provides support for currently enrolled UA graduate students whose work is focused on the nexus of climate research and decision making. Up to four fellowships of $5,000 are awarded annually.
Current graduate and professional students in good academic standing who have a project proposal and a principal investigator or project advisor may apply for Research and Project Grant funding.
The Office of Fellowships and Community Engagement (OFCE) assists graduate students in searching and applying for funding outside of the UA. OFCE provides a monthly newsletter with current funding opportunities and advice on applying for funding.
The University of Arizona has an entire office dedicated to helping exceptional students compete for national scholarships. Click this link to view their scholarship database and browse the site for UArizona resources to help in your scholarship application process!
For students in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, the Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Institute offers grants of up to $500 for PhD and Master's research activities for a Master’s thesis, publishable manuscript, or a pilot project that will support a dissertation. Allowable expenses include research-related travel and expenses, subject payment, supplies, and small equipment.
An advanced scholarship management system for students and departments at UA, Scholarship Universe helps match Wildcats to thousands of UA and non-UA opportunities.
The Marshall Foundation Dissertation Fellowship is intended for graduate students who are in the completion stage of their dissertation and who have exhausted all other funding resources except for loans.
This program provides six graduate fellowships per year to exceptional graduate students interested in promoting the understanding of space-related research to the public and who are studying in space sciences/engineering, public policy, earth sciences, science education, and global change-related fields.
The Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environment and Social Justice in 2020 announced its new Tribal Resilience Initiative (TRI). The TRI has two primary components: (1) to support tribal and Indigenous research and policy outreach that furthers water resilience goals of Native American and Indigenous communities, and that displays respect for traditional knowledge and tribal sovereignty; and (2) to strengthen the academic pipeline for Native American and Indigenous Resilience students, and scholars, with an emphasis on UArizona programs and people devoted to Native and Indigenous resilience education, research, and outreach.