SESYNC: Policy & Practice Fellowships

National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center


Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Next anticipated deadline: May 15, 2018

Later anticipated deadlines: Oct 15, 2018

Applicant type: Working Professional

Funding uses: Conference, Fellowship

Location of project: Maryland

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

Must travel to: Maryland

View website    Save Need help writing this grant?

Overview:

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) provides a wide array of funding and support services to accelerate the work of scholars involved in cutting-edge socio-environmental synthesis at our Center.

Policy & Practice Fellows propose short-term visits (<2 months) in which they interact with the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) community in Annapolis, Maryland. This program targets individuals from government, NGOs, corporations, and the media.

Examples of activities include:

  • Organizing small-group discussions or workshops
  • Working with SESYNC scholars to understand the needs of the policy/user community
  • Assisting the SESYNC community in identifying opportunities to improve communication of the Center’s science
  • Leveraging practical applications of actionable science. SESYNC will provide funds for fellows to travel to and work on-site at the Center

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • This program targets individuals from government, NGOs, corporations, and the media.
  • SESYNC will provide funds for fellows to travel to and work on-site at the Center.

Ineligibility:

  • SESYNC does not make grants or subawards to other institutions.
  • The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) does not fund:
    • The collection of new empirical data that requires field work, surveys, or assessments at sites other than SESYNC.
    • Projects that should be funded by another entity.
    • Projects that are not linked to the SESYNC mission.
    • Projects requesting overhead or funds to be spent by the Principal Investigator (PI) at the PI's home institution. (Salary support for a PI or research assistant may be provided for computationally-intensive projects)