Graham Sustainability Institute

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.

All Students

Planet Blue » Planet Blue Ambassadors

Complete a quick training to learn about sustainability efforts at U-M and how you can contribute.

Master's and Professional Students

Dow Sustainability Fellows Program » Dow Masters/Professional

Advance your career by participating in collaborative activities and an interdisciplinary team project and receive up to $20K in tuition support.

All Students

Dow Sustainability Fellows Program » Dow Distinguished Awards

Dow Distinguished Awards provide student research funding of up to $40,000 over one calendar year for interdisciplinary sustainability projects related to any aspect of climate change or circular economy.

All Students

Planet Blue » SSC Social and Environmental Sustainability Grant

Provides up to $2,500 in support of projects that advance DEI&J-focused sustainability on campus, including special events. Applications are accepted anytime and evaluated on a rolling basis.

All Students

Planet Blue » Planet Blue Student Innovation Fund

Provides up to $50,000 annually for ambitious, student-initiated projects that reduce the university’s environmental footprint and promote a culture of sustainability on campus.

Undergraduate Students

Education Programs » Graham Sustainability Scholars

Undergraduate Sophomores: Apply now to join the Graham Scholars, an interdisciplinary sustainability leadership program with professional skill training and funding for field experiences.