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Fellowship Program

NWRI's Fellowship program is underwritten by the Joan Irvine Smith & Athalie R. Clarke FoundationNWRI Corporate Associates, and community partners. NWRI is very grateful for the support provided by these partners.


Under the Fellowship program, NWRI awards funding to graduate students in the U.S. conducting research related to water resources and treatment. Please note that students must be currently enrolled full-time in a graduate program at a U.S. university to receive a Fellowship. Students who have not yet been accepted into a graduate program at a U.S. university are not eligible to receive Fellowship funding.


Application Update


NWRI is now evaluating fellowship applications for the 2016-2017 academic year.


All application documents were due on Tuesday, March 1, 2016. Decisions will be made in Summer 2016, and award funds will be disbursed in Fall 2016.


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More Information


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To contact us, please email the Fellowship Coordinator at fellow@nwri-usa.org



Current fellow Ariel Atkinson in her laboratory at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Current fellow Chen Chen in her laboratory at University of California, Riverside.