Opportunities for U-M Students

The Graham Institute administers a variety of sustainability-related scholarships, fellowships, grants, incentives programs, and other initiatives to empower and support students.


Undergraduate Students

Join a Close-Knit Group of High-Performers from across Campus

Become part of an interdisciplinary sustainability leadership program and receive funding for field-based experiences.


Master's and Professional Students

Join this Transformative Cross-Campus Fellowship Program

Each master’s fellow participates in collaborative activities and an interdisciplinary team project and receives up to $20K in tuition support.


Doctoral Students

Receive Support for Sustainability Survey Research

The Robert and Judith Marans/Kan and Lillian Chen Fellowship, for eligible first-year doctoral candidates interested in both human and technological aspects of sustainability supports the collection and analysis of survey data.


All Students

Advance Real-World Projects in Locations throughout the World

Undergraduate or graduate students interested in projects beyond the campus receive to $50K to work on innovative solutions to affordable housing, access to healthy food, renewable energy and more. Part of the Dow Sustainability Fellowship Program, administered by the Graham Institute.


All Students

Turn Your Campus Sustainability Ideas into Reality

Offers grants of up to $25K for student-initiated projects that promote environmental sustainability on the University of Michigan Campus.


All Students

Support Student Group Activities with a Small-Scale Grant

This small-scale grant program (up to $1,000) supports student projects at U-M. The U-M Student Sustainability Initiative empowers students and connects them to organizations across campus.