Global Change Fellows Program

North Carolina State University

Department/Institute/Unit: Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center
Institution: North Carolina State University
City: Raleigh
Country: United States
State/Province: North Carolina
Program Leader(s): Aranzazu Lascurain
Point(s) of Contact: Aranzazu Lascurain
Contact Email(s):
Year Initiated: 2010
Currently Active: Yes
Program Scale: National
Participant Model: Cohort Based
Participant Eligibility: Master’s Student, Ph.D. Student
Time Commiment for Participants: 11-20 hours
Requirements for Participation: Week long field intensive, location rotates across the Southeast region; 1 credit course each semester which includes
Application Frequency: Yearly
Application Process: Letter from a faculty advisor, personal statement and graduate school application
Program Recruitment Strategies: N/A
Cost to Participant: No
Funding or Support Available to Participants: N/A
Amount or Types of Support Available to Participants (if applicable): Packages for our fellows range in $27,000- $32,000 which includes health, tuition stipend + $500 in travel support
Mentorship Model: We don’t have a formal mentorship component, I do so informally.
Number of Participants in Program: 10-19
How Program is Funded: Public Grants
Other Program Partners: Have used AAAS in the past for science communication training
Number of Program Staff: 1
Is the Program Credit Bearing or Credentialing: Yes
Is there a Program Evaluation Conducted: Yes
Type(s) of Evaluation(s) Conducted: We use and exit survey of all fellows at the end of the program