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The Bren School hosts the following donor-supported fellowship programs that provide opportunities to its master's and PhD students.

Donor-Supported Fellowship Programs

Eco-Entrepreneurship Fellow program (EEF): Provides recruitment incentive awards to Master of Environmental Science and Management (MESM) students who are promising eco-entrepreneurs. Eco-E fellowships for MESM students will range from $2,500 to $15,000 and provide incoming students with financial support for their first year.

Forest Sustainability Fellowship program (FSF): Provides partial or full fellowship support to MESM and PhD students pursuing careers and research in the area of forest sustainability. Generously supported by the Michael J. Connell Memorial Fund, the FSF program focuses on scientific understanding and policy tools required to manage forests for long-term biological, physical, and social sustainability. Through training, research, and communication, the FSF program prepares a new generation of high-impact leaders in forest science and management.

Latin American Fisheries Fellowship program (LAFF): Now in its 8th year as a specialized fellowship program at Bren that supports coastal marine resource management MESM and PhD students from Latin America, LAFF strategically recruits environmental professionals that bring unique experience and new expertise to the program's growing network of LAFF Alumni working in prominent organizations across Latin America that are tackling sustainable fisheries challenges. Complimentary fellowship funding for MESM or PhD students is determined each year with program funders. Please contact fishfellowship@bren.ucsb.edu to learn more about the program and opportunities to become a fellow. 

Sustainable Water Markets Fellowship program (Water Markets): Provides partial or full fellowship support for highly qualified master's and PhD students and is designed to train leaders who will make substantial contributions to employing market-driven strategies for solving water challenges.