Bay Area Water Quality Fellowship


This fellowship is intended to support scientific research into the following topics:|• the exposure or effect, if any, of organisms within the San Francisco Bay estuary to selenium, metals, and/or organic chemicals through food chain transfer|• the degree, if any to which sediments are a source of exposure of organisms within the San Francisco Bay estuary to selenium, metals, and/or organic chemicals|• other research proposed by the University that involves the effect of pollution on the San Francisco Bay estuary and/or its ecosystem.


Open to graduate students whose studies are related specifically to water quality issues that affect the San Francisco Bay.


  • Dependent on funds available

Award Value

Recipients will receive spring in state tuition and fees (formerly called registration and educational fees) as well as a stipend of up to $10,000.

Closing date

November 1st

Study Level

  • Graduate

University of California, Berkeley

The University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship campus — envisioned as a "City of Learning" — was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today the world's premier public university and a wellspring of innovation, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a sylvan 178-acre central core. From this home its academic community makes key contributions to the economic and social well-being of the Bay Area, California, and the nation.

Contact Details

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