SESYNC: Policy & Practice Fellowships

National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center


Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Next deadline: May 15, 2019

Later deadlines: Oct 15, 2019

Applicant type: Working Professional

Funding uses: Conference, Fellowship

Location of project: Maryland

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

Must travel to: Maryland

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Overview:

NOTE: Before applying, prospective applicants should first contact SESYNC at research@sesync.org to express interest in this opportunity.

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.

Overview

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, and 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)