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SWM Program Application Overview for Fall 2018

We're excited to announce that the Sustainable Water Markets (SWM) Fellowship Program at the Bren School of Environmental Science & Management is now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 academic year! SWM Fellowship applicants must complete all other required application materials for the Bren School (Masters: Admissions; PhD: Admissions), along with the appropriate SWM Fellowship application (below).

Recipients of the Sustainable Water Markets Fellowship are selected on the basis of professional or academic achievement, demonstrated commitment to careers in water-resources management and sustainable water markets, and notable leadership potential. Every year, the SWM program supports four new MESM students and one to two PhD students.

Applicants for the Sustainable Water Markets Fellowship Application must complete all other required application materials for the Bren School (Masters: Admissions; PhD: Admissions) or the UCSB Economics Department (PhD: Admissions) along with the appropriate SWM Fellowship supplemental application available below.


PhD Program Deadline & Application


Deadline: December 15, 2017 by 11:59 p.m. PST
Download: PhD Sustainable Water Markets Fellowship Supplemental Application
Submission: If you are applying to the PhD program at the Bren School, upload the fellowship application to the Supplemental Materials section of your UCSB graduate application (instructions below). If you are applying to the PhD program in the Economics Department, submit your fellowship application via e-mail, along with a current Curriculum Vitae, to SWM Program Manager Lili Prahl.


MESM Program Deadline & Application


Deadline: January 7, 2018 by 11:59 p.m. PST
Download: MESM Sustainable Water Markets Fellowship Supplemental Application
Submissi on: Upload your fellowship application through the UCSB graduate application (instructions below). 

Instructions for Uploading Supplemental SWM Application to UCSB e-Application

SWM Fellowship applicants will submit their fellowship application, along with all other required Bren application materials, through their UCSB graduate application (UCSB e-app). To include the SWM fellowship application on your UCSB e-app, click on the "Statements & Supplemental Documents Application Section" and select "Edit Section." After you have uploaded the three required application documents (Statement of Purpose, Personal Achievements/Contributions Statement, and Resume or CV), select "Other Document Type.” (A screen capture of the interface is shown below). In the Document Title text bar, enter Sustainable Water Markets Fellowship Application. Click "Browse" to find and upload your responses to the SWM application questionnaire as a PDF or in MS Word format. Then click "Upload Document."