University of California, Riverside

Earth Sciences

Department of Earth Sciences

Global Climate & Environmental Change



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Funding Opportunities

The Moscarello Family Fellowship in Climate Change Research offers graduate student support to outstanding applicants to the GCEC program who's research will focus on the controls and rates of climate change.

Joanna & Dr. Moscarello 








The 2008 Moscarello Fellow is Joanna Oseguera, studying the biotic response to glacial interglacial cycles in Owens Lake, and is shown here to the left with Dr. Richard Moscarello

In addition to private fellowships, most Students in the GCEC program receive support from UCR Graduate Fellowships, Teaching Assistantships or work as Graduate Student Researchers. For the best chance of receiving support, application to the program should occur by January 10 for fall admission.

Other Opportunities:

University of California NRS Mildred E. Mathias Graduate Student Research Grant Program (Mid October Deadline). The Natural Reserve System provides grants to support graduate students at UCB, UCD, UCI, UCLA, UCR, UCSD, UCSB, and UCSC for their independent and field science studies at NRS reserves.

WMRS Graduate Student Minigrant Program: White Mountain Research Station provides minigrants (up to $2000) to graduate student researchers who plan on using their facilities.  Announcements are typically made in January and applications are due in mid-February.   

VESR Graduate Student Grand information: Valentine Eastern Sierra Reserve (VESR) and Sierra Nevada Aquatics Research Laboratory (SNARL) offer minigrants (up to $3000) to student researchers who plan on using their facilities.  Applications are typically due in late January.



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