Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences

Global Sustainability Scholars

This research experience program trains and supports rising young professionals from diverse backgrounds, disciplines, and worldviews

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Global Sustainability Scholars program is a lifelong network of change leaders in global sustainability, building a world we all want to live in today and tomorrow. We are a professional community, working on global sustainable development challenges that face communities and environments.

We bring together the brightest undergraduate students and young professionals from under-represented groups to work with leading scientists on critical sustainability challenges that face communities and environments in the future. This effort spans cultures, borders, and disciplines.

Learn more about our three programs on the full website: 

  • GSS Scholars for undergraduate students: Paid, 10-week research opportunities (not accepting applications for 2024)
  • GSS RaMP-UP Tropical BioDiversity fellowships for recent baccalaureates: Paid, full-year research experience
  • GSS Fellows for graduate students: paid, 10-week research opportunities