The Bay Area Water Quality Fellowship provides funding to graduate students whose studies are related specifically to water quality issues that affect the San Francisco Bay. It is intended to support scientific research into the following topics: the exposure or effect, if any, of organisms within the San Francisco Bay estuary to selenium, metals, and/or organic chemicals through food chain transfer; the degree, if any to which sediments are a source of exposure of organisms within the San Francisco Bay estuary to selenium, metals, and/or organic chemicals; other research proposed by the University that involves the effect of pollution on the San Francisco Bay estuary and/or its ecosystem.
Only currently enrolled students may apply. Recipients will receive in-state tuition and fees for the Fall 2017 semester, as well as a stipend of up to $10,000.
Applications must be submitted by Friday, April 28, 2017.