MSU's Sustainability department is now accepting applications for its Sustainability Fellows Program. The new program seeks to engage MSU faculty and graduate students in research opportunities that directly impact and advance sustainability on Michigan State's campus.

As a major research university, Michigan State is committed to furthering knowledge and improving life for present and future generations through the convention of research. The Sustainability Fellows Program funds research projects that investigate topics in environmental sustainability specific to MSU. Successful proposals will use MSU’s campus as a laboratory to address issues related to greenhouse gas emissions, renewable energy, waste reduction, water conservation, sustainable transportation, education, engagement, social responsibility and more.

"The expectation is that research findings will result in recommendations that can impact the university's campus sustainability goals," said Ann Erhardt, Sustainability's Interim Director. "Our vision is that the Sustainability Fellows Program will foster operational and academic collaboration between colleges, units and departments."

Proposals for the 2015 Sustainability Fellows Program are due by Friday, April 10, 2015. Visit the Sustainability Fellows Program page for information regarding proposal eligibility requirements, the application process, stipends and other program information.