Green Foundation Scholarship

The Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics (IGPP) at Scripps Institution of Oceanography last had openings in 2015 for one or more postdoctoral Green Scholars and a Miles Fellowship opening was announced for 2016 start date. For Green Scholars, funding from the Green Foundation for Earth Sciences is matched with extramural funds for specific research projects to support these positions. Prior to submitting an application, applicants should contact potential IGPP mentors to check whether they have a viable project. Positions are available for one year and are renewable for a second year, subject to satisfactory performance and availability of funds. Green scholars are encouraged to broaden their experience through interaction with other researchers at IGPP and individual research goals may be pursued if project progress can be maintained. Information on recent IGPP research is available here

Applications should include a statement of research interests (1 page), dissertation abstract (less than 250 words), curriculum vitae with publications list, immigration status, and contact information for two recommendation letter writers.  Applications should be submitted online here

Review of applications typically takes 2-3 months. Applications are often accepted until the position is filled.  Please address questions to

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