Thank you for applying to 2020 Environmental Fellows Program sponsored by the University of Michigan and the Environmental Grantmakers Association. Below you will find a list of requirements to fulfill the application process. Remember that you can save your progress with this application and come back to it at any time before the application closes on FEBRUARY 1, 2020 at 11:59 PM EST.  Please take the time to read through your entire application before you hit submit in order to ensure that you have answered all questions and that they are filled out correctly. We will only review complete applications. A complete application includes:

  • Application form
  • A CV or resume
  • Graduate school transcript
  • 2 letters of recommendation (**There is an additional form for letters of recommendation. You must submit both this form and the additional form for your application to be considered complete**)

Please remember, to be eligible for this program you need to:

  • Be U.S. citizens, permanent residents, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA/DREAMers). International students are ineligible.
  • Have completed at least one year of graduate study by the start of the fellowship program and be currently enrolled in a masters or doctoral program. Students graduating from masters and doctoral programs in 2020 are welcome to apply.

Please see for other criteria that support a strong application. If you have any questions while filling out this application please reach out to us at

This is the Letter of Recommendation Supplemental Form for the Environmental Fellows Program at the University of Michigan. In order for your application to be considered complete for this program, both forms need to be filled out. 

Please enter the email addresses of the two people you have asked to write letters of recommendation on your behalf. Upon submission of this form, your recommenders will receive an email with instructions for uploading a letter to this site. You will receive an automated email when each recommender submits his or her letter.

Please note, the automated email to your recommender may be archived as spam. Please check in with your recommenders to make sure they receive an email, it will be from Submittable (the application platform).

Letters of recommendation are due by the same date as the application February 1, 2020. 

Environmental Fellows Program at U of Michigan & EGA