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2024 Catalyst Leadership Circle Fellowship

2024 Catalyst Leadership Circle Fellowship

Application Deadline

Catalyst Communities

The Catalyst Leadership Circle (CLC) Fellowship is looking for enthusiastic graduate students interested in implementing sustainable, equitable actions in communities across Michigan.

The CLC Fellowship is a 10-week summer applied research experience serving graduate-level scholars, based at the University of Michigan’s Graham Sustainability Institute. By connecting passionate students with local governments taking the lead on sustainability initiatives statewide, the CLC Fellowship helps communities take tangible steps towards their sustainability goals.

This fellowship is supported by the state of Michigan’s Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE), Catalyst Communities program.

Note: If you are not a University of Michigan student, you will need a U-M Friend Account to start your application. Information on how to create an account can be found here. This is a quick process but be sure to save your login ID and password.

For more information, please see the Program Components and Application Guidelines pages.



Contact Sarah Lee, Clean Energy Engagement Specialist at the Graham Sustainability Institute, about anything related to the CLC Fellowship including logistics, eligibility, application requirements, or Ann Arbor in general -

At the Graham Sustainability Institute, our dedication to academic excellence for the public good is inseparable from our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our mission of engaging, empowering, and supporting faculty, staff, and students to foster sustainability solutions includes ensuring that each member of our community thrives. We believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion are key to empowerment, and the advancement of sustainability knowledge, learning, and leadership, see our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion page.