UMBC ICARE masters program open to applications until 1/1/2023

From our partners at UMBC:

We are now accepting applications for our NSF-funded master’s degree program known as ICARE – Interdisciplinary Consortium for Applied Research in the Environment. Our main goals are increasing diversity in the environmental workforce and community-engaged research in the Baltimore Harbor and surrounding neighborhoods, habitats and watersheds. The target date for applications is January 1, 2023.

Student Benefits Include:

  •  $34,000 annual stipend, full tuition coverage, fees, & health insurance.
  •  Up to $7,500 in research expenses.
  •  Mentoring and networking with employers across the environmental sector.

Students should apply to any of the five affiliated UMBC departments: 1) Geography and Environmental Systems; 2) Biological Sciences; 3) Chemical, Biochemical and Environmental Engineering; 4) Marine Estuarine Environmental Sciences; or 5) School of Public Policy.

Please pass this information on to prospective students and encourage them to contact us and complete the ICARE Interest Form.

Thanks in advance for helping to spread the word.


Tamra Mendelson, ICARE PI, 

Kevin Omland, ICARE Co-PI,