The Ph.D. Program in Environmental Science and Public Policy at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia is soliciting applications for the Jones-Tschiemer (J-T) Fellowships for students starting the program in Fall 2024. The Fellowship package will consist of a Teaching Assistantship from the Department of Environmental Science and Policy or the Department of Biology along with Fellowship funds from the J-T Fellowship Fund. The total annual support package will be $31K in academic year stipend, $6K in summer research stipend, up to 9 credits per semester of tuition, and student health insurance. Up to 4 fellowships will be awarded to incoming students for Fall 2024.
Students are required to simultaneously gain admission to the Ph.D. Program in Environmental Science and Public Policy. Instructions at this site: https://science.gmu.edu/academics/departments-units/environmental-science-policy/graduate-programs/phd-prospective-students
Students are required to have an advisor before applying to the Ph.D. Program. That same advisor must sponsor them for the J-T Fellowships.
Prospective advisors may be found at: https://science.gmu.edu/academics/departments-units/environmental-science-policy/graduate-programs/advisor-requirement
Priority will be given to students working with faculty at Mason’s Potomac Environmental Research and Education Center. (https://perec.science.gmu.edu/people/).
To be considered for the J-T Fellowships, students must be new to the program and must complete both the Ph.D. program application as given above and send an email describing their proposed research (as specific as possible after discussions with their Prospective Advisor) and stating their background for the proposed research and send to firstname.lastname@example.org with the Heading J-T Fellowship Application. The deadline for J-T Fellowship Applications is February 29, 2024. Questions may be addressed to email@example.com.