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UMCES Ph.D. Presidential Fellowships

The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science is pleased to announce up to three graduate fellowships to support incoming Ph.D. students starting fall semester, 2017. The Presidential Fellowships are merit-based and designed to support recruitment of outstanding students into the UMCES graduate programs. Up to three years stipend, health benefits, and tuition will be covered. For more information, please contact

The Presidential Fellowship application cycle extends from

 September 15, 2016 to January 15, 2017. 


Link: UMCES Presidential Fellowship Flyer

Student Spotlight: 

MEES is proud to announce that one of our Ph.D. Candidates, Ms. Kelly Pearce was presented with the Outstanding Wildlife Student Award by the Maryland-Delaware Chapter of the Wildlife Society.  Kelly is currently studying River Otters in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem to determine their eligibility to serve as a flagship species for conservation efforts in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.  For more information about Kelly, her award and her research, please click here!

Faculty Spotlight: 

MEES is proud to announce that one of our faculty members, Dr. Russell Hill, Director of the Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology (IMET) has received a 2016 USM Regent's Faculty Award for Excellence in Mentoring, one of the highest honors that the Board bestows on its faculty! To read the rest of the article, please click here!

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