Applications for the summer of 2020 will are now open!

There are two parts to this application (part one is the main application and part two is the letter of recommendation supplemental form) Both parts need to be completed for you to be considered for this program and they do not need to be filled out in sequential order. The deadline for submission of both forms is February 1, 2020 at 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time.

NOTE: If this is your first time using a Submittable application portal, you will be prompted to create a login with an email before you can view the application. This will allow you to save and come back to your applicationPlease remember your password.  We will not be able to retrieve your password for you.

When creating your login, we highly suggest using the email address you most frequently check as future program details will be sent to the address used at login.  Finally, once you have created a login, you will be asked to personalize your account. This is not necessary and you may skip this step and go directly to the application if preferred.

For inquiries regarding the application or the Environmental Fellows Program, please call:

734-936-0900 or email:

Important Dates

2020 Application Dates: 

  • November 1, 2019 – Applications open
  • February 1, 2020 at 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time – Applications close
  • March 2020- Notifications and preliminary interviews
  • April 2020 – Final organization match

2020 Program Dates: 

  • Exact dates to be determined, late May – Orientation at the University of Michigan
  • May 1 – August 31, 2020 – Internship
  • NEW this year! A three-day, all Fellow, mid-summer skills workshop at the University of Michigan
  • Exact dates to be determined, late September 2020 in Chicago, Illinois – Environmental Grantmakers Association Fall Retreat