GRO Undergraduate Fellowships

Who Is Eligible:

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is offering Greater Research Opportunities Undergraduate Fellowships for bachelor level students in environmentally related fields of study for FY2014.

Eligible students will receive support for their junior and senior years of undergraduate study and for an internship at an EPA facility during the summer between their junior and senior years. The fellowship provides up to $17,000 per year of academic support and up to $7,500 of internship support for the three-month summer period.


U.S. citizen or lawfully admitted to the U.S. for permanent residence. Resident alien must include a green card number in the pre-application. Before a fellowship is awarded, the residency status of all aliens will be confirmed with the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Services.

Have at least a "B" average (3.0).

Have two years of study remaining before receiving a Bachelor’s degree.

Must attend a four-year accredited institution full time, or a two-year accredited institution with plans to attend a four-year institution following graduation. Furthermore, the four-year institution must be a U.S. academic institution which receives less than $35 million in Federal Research and Development expenditures (see website for details and further information).

Deadline: Based on last year's deadline.
Amount: Stipend, tuition and academic fees
How to apply:

There are several scholarships available, Please visit: STAR Fellowships NCER US EPA

for applications and/or additional information.


All interested 2017 applicants are encouraged to continue checking the EPA Fellowship website for program updates and opportunities, as well as explore education opportunities within the National Science Foundation Fellowship program at