Maine-Based Fellowships

Kappa Psi Upsilon Maine-based Environmental Fellows work for a Maine organization to address environmental issues while strengthening campus-community partnerships. 


This fellowship provides students with the opportunity to explore the environmental field by working directly with a Maine-based organization or nonprofit. The fellowship pays $5,000 for 10 weeks. Although housing is not included, fellows are eligible for on campus housing at a cost of $60 per week.

Placement sites for 2019 have been selected by the Environmental Studies Program.

Students apply to work for an organization selected by the program.  See the list of 2019 placement below.


Current first-years, sophomores, and juniors; Preference given to proposective ES majors and current ES majors who have completed two or more ES core courses (ENVS1101, ENVS2201, ENVS2403, or ENVS 2330). Graduating seniors are not eligible. 

Feb. 13, 2019 at noon


All applications must be submitted through the online application site.

We have provided a copy of the application as a PDF for informational purposes only. You will be asked to fill out the online application and upload the following documents:

  • a cover letter written to the specific placement
  • a current résumé that includes the name of two references, one of whom should be a faculty member


Summer 2019 Placements

Students apply to work for one of the organizations or communities listed below. Please note that the projects described below are indicative of the types available for each organization. Students will be matched to a particular organization based on their interests and skills and the sponsoring organization's needs. Also please note that some of the fellowship placements may require the use of a vehicle.