Fellowships and Student Opportunities

Students seeking further engagement with the field of Religion and Ecology will find listings here for fellowships, internships, summer progrmas, and more. Please note that we only offer this as a service to the field. The Forum is not offering these opportunities and cannot answer any questions about these jobs. For more information, please contact the institution directly. If you have a fellowship or other opportunity in the field that you’d like listed here, please contact our webmaster through the Contact Form.


General Fellowships and Student Opportunities


“The Mind, the Human-Earth Connection, and the Climate Crisis”
Mind & Life’s 2021 Summer Research Institute (SRI)
Event date: June 6-12, 2021
Applications accepted through April 1, 2021.

Lux Summer Theological Institute for Youth
“A New Earth: Thinking Theologically about Environmental Justice”

Event date: June 13-27, 2021
Safety permitting, this program for high school students will be held in-person at Presbyterian-related Monmouth College (Monmouth, IL, USA).
Application deadline: February 5, 2021.
Learn more by scheduling an individual meeting here.



Fellowships for Activists Fighting for Environmental and Social Justice

The Roddenberry Fellowship

Altshuler Berzon/NRDC (Environmental) Fellowship

Green Corps Program

Baltimore Community Fellowships

Peace Revolution Fellowship

Soros Justice Fellowships for Youth Activists

Mercator-IPC Fellowship Program

Women’s Policy Institute (WPI) Fellowship

Gleitsman Leadership Fellowship

U.S. Latino Leadership Fellowship


Header photo: Hosted by actor and activist Alec Baldwin, “Forest Defenders: New Threats and New Responses” was held at UN Headquarters and featured a panel of distinguished indigenous and interfaith leaders; Courtesy of Interfaith Rainforest Initiative