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  • Hosted by the University of Montana & Salish Kootenai College
    Travel and lodging support available to tribal students.
    October 8-10, 2024, Missoula, MT. Apply now!

  • 2023 Native American Natural Resource Research Scholarship

    The 2023 deadline has passed. Please check back in the fall for the 2024 deadline. ITC in partnership with the USDA Forest Service Research and Development is pleased to announce scholarship opportunities for Native American graduate students who are planning or currently conducting tribally relevant research in a natural resource issue.

  • 2024 Truman D. Picard Scholarship

    The 2024 deadline has passed. Please check back in the fall for the 2025 deadline. Sponsored by the Intertribal Timber Council. Dedicated to the support of Native American students pursuing a higher education in Natural Resources.

  • TREES provides coordination and management of Pathways internships and professional development opportunities for Native American students for the Bureau of Indian Affairs in both forestry and wildland fire participation. This partnership allows Native American students to get real world training, federal experience, as well as $5,000 in annual tuition assistance. Visit their website for more information.

  • Scholarship opportunity through the American Indian Science & Engineering Society.

  • Applications must be postmarked by deadline outlined in announcement.



  • A fellowship opportunity is available with the USDA Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station (PNWRS) within the Northwest Climate Hub (NWCH) located in Olympia, Washington. The fellow will collaborate with NWCH staff to support the integration of climate change in tribal forest management plans. The fellow will get an opportunity to develop relationships with Tribes in Idaho, Oregon, Washington, and Alaska, as well as scientists at the PNWRS. Any questions about the nature of the research can be directed the mentor for this opportunity - Jessica Halofsky ( Application deadline closes on July 19, 2024. Anticipated appointment start date is August 2024.

  • The Center for Native Peoples and the Environment is recruiting students for graduate study in diverse environmental science fields, including ecology, sustainability, conservation biology, restoration, environmental engineering, and more. Through support from the Sloan Indigenous Graduate Partnership, the program provides funding for full tuition, stipends, and professional development to Native American students pursuing MS, MPS, and PhD degrees.


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