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Research Fellowships

US EPA Graduate Student Internship Opportunities in Partnership with the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Internship Program (GRIP)/Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)

The U.S. EPA's Office of Research and Development (ORD) has partnered with the National Science Foundation (NSF) to provide internships for eligible graduate students. Please note that EPA does not provide additional funding. Students are encouraged to contact NSF to confirm eligibility (Email:  

The NSF Graduate Research Internship Program (GRIP) is open to eligible students who have NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) funding. NSF selects awardees and may approve more than one student per project. The NSF INTERN program encourages principal investigators who are NSF grantees to include graduate student internship opportunities in their research. INTERN is not restricted to GRFP Fellows.  

EPA GRIP research topics and projects may be tailored for other training programs, such as the NSF INTERN funding opportunity.

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