The Gund Institute recruits PhD students and postdoctoral researchers with competitive fellowships, and provides research opportunities for undergraduate students.

These research positions catalyze collaborative research at UVM and beyond, enhance capacity in strategic areas, and provide outstanding professional development for early career scholars.

Postdoctoral Fellowships

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The Gund Institute offers 1-2 exceptional postdoctoral fellowships annually through a competitive program. Learn about Postdoctoral Fellows

Gund PhD Fellowships


Each year, the Gund Institute recruits 1-2 outstanding PhD candidates to conduct interdisciplinary research on major global environmental challenges.

Gund PhD fellowships include attractive funding packages, world-class faculty mentors, real-world experience collaborating with scholars, government, and business – and a deep understanding of complex global environmental issues. Learn about PhD fellowships.

Undergraduate Researchers

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The Gund Institute offers undergraduate students exciting opportunities to participate in faculty research, conduct thesis projects, attend events and learn from visiting scholars. Learn about undergraduate research awards.