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

Dow Sustainability Fellows Program » Dow Distinguished Awards

Pitch a team-based project beyond the campus receive $5K - $50K to work on innovative solutions to affordable housing, access to healthy food, renewable energy and more. Open to all students.

Doctoral Students

Dow Sustainability Fellows Program

Join a community of scholars devoted to developing and implementing innovative ideas in pursuit of sustainability and receive up to $15,000 to support doctoral-level work.

All Students

Planet Blue » Planet Blue Ambassadors

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

Undergraduate Students

Education Programs » Undergrad Sustainability Scholar

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

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

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.