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How to Apply for the NNEMS 2012 Program
The deadline for applying to the 2013 program is February 8, 2013. Program materials are provided for reference purposes only.
NNEMS 2013 Solicitation Announcement [PDF, 76 KB, 15 pages]
NNEMS Application Materials
[PDF, 924KB, 17 pages]
For additional information, email the NNEMS Fellowship Program.
Questions About a Project?
If you would like additional information about or clarification of a specific project, please complete and submit the project-specific questions form.
To view answers to questions submitted by other applicants or updated information about the projects, click here.
Please read carefully the NNEMS Catalog for 2012 [PDF, 2.9 MB, 73 pages, about PDF] for detailed instructions on how to apply for a NNEMS fellowship. The evaluation and selection process, including evaluation criteria, also is discussed.
Provided below is a brief summary of the application process:
- Eligibility Requirements
- Application Materials
- Deadline for Applying
- Mailing Address for Applications
A NNEMS fellowship is available to any associate, undergraduate, or advanced student who is:
- A citizen of the United States, its territories or possessions, or lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residency. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services defines lawful permanent residency as any person not a citizen of the United States who is residing in the United States under legally recognized and lawfully recorded permanent residence as an immigrant, also known as "Permanent Resident Alien," "Resident Alien Permit Holder," and "Green Card Holder." A lawful permanent resident must provide his or her Green Card number on his or her application.
- Enrolled for academic credit at an accredited educational institution (The 2- or 4-year college, university, or distance-learning institution must be accredited by a regional or national accrediting organization recognized by the United States Department of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
- Pursuing an educational program directly related to pollution control or environmental protection for the duration of the fellowship.
Applicants must meet each of the requirements listed above, as well as the appropriate requirements for associate, undergraduate, and advanced students listed below.
- Undergraduate Students
- 3.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA) based on a scale of 4.0 at the time the application is due
- Completion of at least four courses related to the field of environmental studies
- Advanced Students
- Currently enrolled in a graduate or Ph.D. program or can provide proof of acceptance and enrollment in a graduate or Ph.D. program at the time of the fellowship award
- Completion of at least one semester of graduate or Ph.D. work, or at least four undergraduate courses related to the field of environmental studies
Students must submit three complete application packages (one original and two copies) for each fellowship for which they are applying:
- A completed NNEMS Application Form
- A completed Standard Form 424 — Application for Federal Assistance
- A résumé
- An official college transcript for each school attended
- A completed NNEMS Reference Form
- A completed and signed original NNEMS Disclosure and Waiver Statement
- Verification of acceptance and/or enrollment in a graduate or Ph.D. program if the applicant is a graduating senior
|NNEMS Application Materials
[Interactive PDF, 1.8 MB, 17 pages, about PDF]
The application materials have been extracted from the NNEMS Catalog for 2012.
Deadline for Applying
The deadline for submitting applications for 2012 fellowships was January 30, 2012.
Mailing Address for Applications
NNEMS Fellowship Program
Tetra Tech EM Inc.
1881 Campus Commons Drive
Reston, VA 20191