The Water Resources Research Center Graduate Student Fellowship program provides support and training to graduate students in their progress toward obtaining graduate degrees in water resource-related disciplines (including those in physical, natural, and social sciences and law) through opportunities to engage in research, outreach, science communication, and informal education.
The goal of this program is to develop well-rounded scientists versed not only in research but also outreach and science communication. Full-time graduate students working toward advanced degrees related to water resource sciences receive a paid graduate research assistantship position. Graduate fellows are expected to make good progress toward their degrees, remain in good academic standing, and participate in research that provides them with thesis and dissertation material. Additionally, graduate fellows conduct education and outreach activities to disseminate their work to a variety of stakeholders, including the general public, scientists, resource agencies, and other local decision-makers.