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NOAA is accepting individual applications for 10 funding opportunities for various climate related initiatives through their climate program. More information about each competition and guidelines here. Application and letter of intention due dates range from August 2015- November 2015. 


Regional Approaches to Climate Change- Pacific Northwest Agriculture Undergraduate Summer internships. Fourteen internships available, deadline is April 1, 2015. Complete information here.


SAFE Energy Security Prize. The Prize is designed to support the critical efforts of companies whose ingenuity, leadership, and perseverance are poised to advance American energy security by helping to end U.S. oil dependence. All submissions are due by April 10, 2015. More information and links to applications here.


2015-2016 APHA Public Health Fellowship in Government for public health professionals to work in D.C. and learn about science and government. Applications due March 9, 2015. More info and eligibility here.


Research Scientist position at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory for someone with a PhD and expertise in radiative processes in the Earth’s climate and the implications of these processes for global environmental change. Apply here. Deadline until filled.


Postdoctoral researcher position at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory for an individual with expertise in Earth’s clouds and convection and the implications of these processes for global climate change. Apply here ASAP for this position and other postdoctoral and research scientist positions at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.


Rutgers University’s new Institute of Earth, Ocean  and Atmospheric Sciences seeks an accomplished scientist to  serve as the first Henry Rutgers Professor of Earth, Ocean and  Atmospheric Sciences. The appointment will be at the level of Full or Distinguished Professor. Applicants should send a letter of interest, CV, and the names of 4 references to eoasearch (at) Rutgers.edu.Review of candidates starts June 1, 2015 until the position is filled. Direct questions to the Chair of the search committee at eoasearch (at) Rutgers.edu.  More information about the new Institute here.


The University of New Hampshire’s Sustainability Institute invites applications for Climate Fellowships that allow students to research projects that will propel the US toward a low-carbon, climate-resilient future. Fellows receive mentorship, unique networking opportunities as well as a $6,000 in exchange for their work on various deliverables. 40 hours per week, June 1-August 14, 2015. Applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree when applying. Apply by March 13th here.  


The 2016-2017 Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Competition for faculty and professionals is open. It offers teaching, research or combination teaching/research awards. Available for college and university faculty and administrators as well as for professionals, artists, journalists, scientists, lawyers, independent scholars and many others.  Deadline for most awards August 3, 2015.  For more information, click here.


Rutgers Energy Institute summer internships. Open to undergraduate Rutgers students who are freshmen, sophomores, or juniors. Program lasts May 26-August 12th. Students will conduct research over the summer and present findings at the REI Symposium. Applications due March 13, 2015. More info here.


C2C Fellows Leadership Training is a national program for undergraduates and recent graduates aspiring to leadership positions in sustainable politics, policy, and business. The cost of the weekend trainings, including food is $30. Students must arrange their own housing in the NYC area. Sponsored by Bard Center for Environmental Policy. March 27-29, 2015. Apply here. Application due March 10, 2015.


Jerome Goldstein Rutgers EcoComplex “Clean Energy Innovation Center” Summer 2015 internship for sustainability, clean energy systems, waste management technologies, and more. Apply by March 20,2015. Click here for more info.


Two year Postdoctoral Fellowship at Dartmouth College. Department of Geography seeks a postdoctoral fellow with expertise in coupled human and natural systems. Submit application by March 1, 2015 here.


Director, Laboratory of TreeRing Research University of Arizona, Tucson. To apply click here and refer to job number 57183. Application review starts March 1, 2015.


2015 Mark B Bain Graduate Fellowships for research on the Hudson River System via the Hudson River Foundation. Applications due March 16, 2015. More information and application here.


L’Oreal Women In Science fellowship program awards five post-doctoral women scientists in the United States this year with grants up to $60,000. Applications are due on Friday, March 20, 2015. More info and application here.


2015 PACE Fellow Climate Science and Decision Making  institutions joint partnership to host a postdoctoral fellow are being solicited by UCAR;  statement of intent applications due February 28, 2015. Postdoctoral applications due May 1, 2015. The fellowship is for early-career climate scientists. More info here.


Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Physical Oceanography University of Southern Mississippi. To apply, send a letter of interest detailing qualifications, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for three references to stephan.howden (at) usm.edu. Review of applicants begins immediately, and the position will remain open until filled.


Ocean Ecology Laboratory at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) seeks a postdoctoral candidate to support the activities in atmospheric correction for hyperspectral ocean color remote sensing.  PhD required. Application due ASAP. Click for application.


Graduate Positions in Atmospheric Science at Indiana University Bloomington. Masters or PhD students would work on tropical cyclone modeling, global climate modeling, and atmospheric remote sensing. Apply to the university by March 16 and more information about the research and the contacts for the grad positions here.


Assistant Professor position at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab in climate change and environment. Deadine March 15, 2015. More info here.


Helen Fellowship for teaching and research at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. Deadline March 1, 2015. More information and application here.


REI Graduate Student and Post-doctoral positions as early as Spring 2015 for third year graduate students and/or post-doctoral fellows working on critical aspects of energy research.  Click here for more information. Deadline rolling.


NCAR Advanced Study Program (ASP) Summer Colloquium, July 6-17, 2015. For graduate students from both Atmospheric Science and Solar & Space Physics programs to study the interrelated subjects of terrestrial and space climate. Funding for travel and living expenses available. Click here to apply.


Scholarships available for Building One New Jersey and Together North Jersey’s Leadership Institute, which takes place weekends in January and February. For more information about scholarships email Miriam.salerno (at) ejb.rutgers.edu. You can find the application here.


Jessup and McHenry Fellowship to conduct studies at the postgraduate, doctoral and postdoctoral levels at Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel Univeristy. Deadline March 2, 2015.


RESTORE Act Science Program of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration grants for $200,000-400,000 Proposals due March 17, 2015. Click herefor more information. 


Valuation Economist, I.M. Systems Group Inc., a contractor to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Silver Spring, MD. More information and to apply click here. Open until filled.


Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) environmental health internship for undergraduates. Application deadline February 11, 2015. More information here.


Climate Access Internship available for graduate students; more details here.


The National Research Council of the National Academies sponsors a number of awards for researchers at participating federal laboratories and affiliated institutions. Awards include stipends ranging from $42,000 - $80,000 per year for recent Ph.D. recipients. Graduate entry-level stipends begin at $30,000. The program is open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and for some of the laboratories, foreign nationals. More information and instructions on how to apply are available on the NRC Research Programs website.


Rutgers faculty, staff and students have free subscriptions to COS-PIVOT, a powerful search engine for finding funding opportunities and scholar profiles from within Rutgers and outside of the university.


Rutgers Energy Institute Postdoctoral Associate Fellowship. The REI will support post-doctoral students for broad range of energy research: basic and applied science, engineering, economics, and policy. Each fellowship is one year and includes $25,000 direct cost support. For more information about applying, click hereApplications accepted on a rolling basis. Fellowships available as early as Fall 2014.


Climate Funding Opportunities compiled by NOAA and MN Sea Grant. Deadlines vary by grants. To access the list click here and click on the black "download PDF."

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