“The purpose of EPA’s Tribal ecoAmbassadors Program is to support environmental projects at Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs) and partner the TCU participants of these projects with EPA scientists to study the environmental problems most important to the participating TCU’s tribal communities. The focus of these projects may include, but are not limited to climate change, environmental health, traditional ecological knowledge, environmental sustainability, ecological adaptation, bio-diversity, and/or pollution. TCU applicants apply to this program for funding to support these student operated environmental projects.” (epa)

  • Funding Number– EPA-OITA-AIEO-2016-001
  • Closing Date– Friday June 17, 2016
  • Award Ceiling– $400,000
  • Number of Expected Awards– 8
  • Eligibility– “Eligible entities must be: an accredited Tribal College or Tribal University. There are currently 32 recognized accredited TCUs in the United States.” (epa)
  • Information– epa.gov
  • More Information and Questions–  Rosalva Tapia at tapia.rosalva@epa.gov

information from epa.gov