GAANN: Environmental engineering and Water Resources

Friday, October 30, 2015
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University of Connecticut
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The Environmental Engineering Program at the University of Connecticut invites PhD applicants to apply for a GAANN (Graduate Assistantships in Areas of National Need) Fellowship supported by the US Department of Education in the area of water science, policy and education.  GAANN fellows will be engaged in cutting edge research in the areas of hydrometeorological prediction, water resources modeling and planning, water quality and public health.  Fellows will develop research through collaborations with environmental engineering as well as social scientist faculty.  An internship opportunity at a policy agency or organization will be provided.  Fellows will also be trained in communication and teaching through course work and practicums.

Fellowship stipends are up to $34,000 per year depending on financial need.  The fellowship also covers tuition, university fees and health benefits.  Applicants must be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident and must fill out a FAFSA application.

For more information about the GAANN at UConn see:

or about the Environmental Engineering Program see:

Contact Dr. Timothy Vadas for more details and to apply, 860-486-5552 or