Student Opportunity Announcements

Ph.D. Assistantships Adaptation to Abrupt Climate Change (A2C2) IGERT

University of Maine
Ph.D. assistantships available 

The University of Maine is seeking outstanding applicants for a doctoral graduate training program in adaptation to abrupt climate change funded by the NSF IGERT program. This is a joint program between the Climate Change Institute and the School of Policy & International Affairs at UMaine.

The A2C2 IGERT ( is designed to train doctoral students in earth sciences, ecology, anthropology, archaeology, international affairs, and economics to meet critical societal needs in human adaptation to ACC. Please see the program website for descriptions of program goals and research themes.

Students in this program will receive an annual stipend of $30,000 per year in each of the first 2 years, plus tuition, fees, and health insurance coverage.

Students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents to receive IGERT support. 

Application instructions are provided on the program website.  For full consideration, submit all documents no later than February 1, 2014.

Any questions about this program should be sent to the IGERT A2C2 Project Director, Dr. Jasmine Saros,