$16,000 University of California, Berkeley (UCB) 2022 Bay Area Water Quality Fellowship

Written by David on February 25, 2022

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

    Environmental Policy
  • Country of the Scholarship

    United States
  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Bachelor's scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    > 12000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

  • Expenses covered

  • Scholarship Contact Details

    Berkeley, CA, United States

Issues with water quality in San Francisco Bay Its purpose is to aid scientific research in the following areas:

  1. the exposure or influence, if any, of organisms in the San Francisco Bay estuary to selenium, metals, and/or organic compounds as a result of food chain transfer
  2. the extent to which sediments, if any, expose organisms in the San Francisco Bay estuary to selenium, metals, and/or organic compounds.
  3. further research on the impact of pollution on the San Francisco Bay estuary and/or its ecology


About the Scholarship:

The University of California—Berkeley, founded in 1868, is a public research university that is widely recognized as one of the greatest state universities in the United States. The university is located in the San Francisco Bay Area, with a campus that spans 1,232 acres. The academic schedule at the university is semester-based. Undergraduate programs are available at all nine research universities. It is home to two of the world’s most prestigious scientific institutes, the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute and the Space Sciences Laboratory. The university’s researchers found 16 chemical elements from the periodic table. In addition, Berkeley is one of the 14 founding members of the distinguished Association of American Universities. Students can pick from 160 undergraduate programs and over 350 degree programs. Furthermore, the university provides Doctoral Undergraduate programs. The university’s popular major programs include economics, cellular biology, and computer science. The Berkeley campus spans 1,232 acres in the Los Angeles bay area, and over 95 percent of freshmen choose to live on campus. Furthermore, with over 1000 student organizations ranging from political parties to athletic teams, students have a lot to learn. More than 65 percent of its undergraduate students are financially assisted.

Berkeley includes 14 schools and colleges, including several professional and graduate schools, such as the Graduate School of Journalism. Aside from that, there are prestigious graduate schools such as the Graduate School of Education, the School of Law, the College of Engineering, and the Haas School of Business. Berkley was ranked fifth among the ‘Forbes top value colleges 2018’ list. This list ranks institutions based on alumni incomes, graduation rates, net price, net debt, school quality, and access for low-income students. Every year, over 3000 students earn a Berkeley Undergraduate Scholarship, which is funded by around 900 separate philanthropic and university sources.

The current faculty includes four Pulitzer Prize winners and eight Nobel Prize winners. It is home to 43,204 students, 31,348 of whom are undergraduates and 11,856 of them are postgraduates. Among Berkeley’s graduates, faculty, and researchers were 107 Nobel laureates, 25 Turing Award winners, and 14 Fields Medalists. In addition, they have received 20 Academy Awards, 20 Pulitzer Prizes, 207 Olympic medals, and 45 MacArthur Fellowships. Its graduates earned a total of 17 medals at the 2012 London Olympics, including 11 gold, one silver, and five bronze. This also demonstrates Berkley’s dominance in sports. University of California, Berkley alumni include Jack London (Novelist and Journalist), Gregory Peck (Oscar-winning actor), Zulfikar Ali Bhutto (Former Prime Minister and President of Pakistan), and Joan Didion (Author) – Alex Morgan (Women’s World Cup winner in Football).


Scholarship Sponsor(s):   University of California

Scholarship Country:  United States of America

Scholarship Worth: $16,000

Study Level:  Undergraduate

Nationality: International Students


Scholarship Offer: 

The Bay Area Water Quality Fellowship 2022 awardees will receive a stipend of up to $16,000 in stipend plus in-state fees for the Fall 2022 semester.


Eligibility for Scholarship

  • Graduate students can apply for Bay Area Water Quality Fellowships at the University of California, Berkeley.
  • Candidates for the Bay Area Water Quality Fellowship 2022 should be studying water quality issues affecting the San Francisco Bay.
  • The studies should support research on the following topics: the exposure or effect of organisms in the San Francisco Bay estuary to selenium, metals, and/or organic chemicals through food chain transfer, the extent to which sediments are a source of exposure for organisms in the San Francisco Bay estuary to selenium, metals, and/or organic chemicals, or other research proposed by the University that involves the effect of pollution on the San Francisco Bay estuary and/or
  • Graduate students should apply for the Bay Area Water Quality Fellowship 2022.



The University of California, Berkeley (UCB) 2022 Bay Area Water Quality Fellowship is open to all international students


Application Procedure

Are you interested and qualified? To apply, go to auth.berkeley.edu at the University of California.

Please use the following link to begin a new application or log into an existing one. You will be prompted to enter your CalNet ID.


Application Deadline

The application deadline for University of California, Berkeley (UCB) 2022 Bay Area Water Quality Fellowship is April 1, 2022


You could also apply for €34,000 Rotary/IHE Delft 2022 Masters Scholarships for Water and Sanitation Professionals

Rotary and the UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education have partnered to address the world’s water and sanitation issue by expanding the number of trained professionals in poor and rising nations who can create, plan, and execute solutions. The Rotary Foundation will provide funding to Rotary clubs and districts to select and sponsor a limited number of students for the Masters Scholarships for Water and Sanitation each year as part of this cooperation.

Rotary scholars will benefit from the assistance they receive from sponsored Rotarians in their home country, as well as the chance to meet with Rotarians in the Netherlands. After graduation, the scholars’ skills will be put to use in their home community to improve water and sanitation conditions through a project that the scholar and sponsoring Rotarians will plan and implement together.

Furthermore, Rotary Foundation graduates are connected to a global network of fellow Rotary scholarship recipients and Rotarians. Scholars can stay linked to Rotary’s global network and resources by joining a local Rotary club and joining the alumni association.


About the Scholarship:

The activity of the IHE Delft Institute for Water Education began in 1957, when a postgraduate diploma course in hydraulic engineering was first given to practical professionals from developing nations. IHE Delft has grown into one of the world’s largest graduate water education institutions.

HE Delft offers a wide range of water-related educational courses. The Institute also offers a variety of short and online courses suited to individual needs in addition to the MSc and PhD programs.

With a focus on teaching and research, the IHE Delft laboratory is an internal service unit that supports the Institute’s educational, research, and capacity-building operations. IHE Delft enables those who are already working in the field of water or who want to learn more about it advance their careers by allowing them to increase or improve their knowledge. Because the water sector increasingly benefits from a diverse set of talents and backgrounds, the Institute also accepts students who want to change careers, as long as they meet the eligibility conditions. Our institute, IHE Delft, is located in Delft, one of the Netherlands’ student cities. Because finding student housing in student cities in the Netherlands is becoming increasingly difficult, IHE Delft has secured student housing for participants in our IHE Delft programs whenever possible.


In various Delft hostels, there are around 350 completely furnished units available, with bedding sets, internet, and television. DUWO, the Delft student housing corporation, is in charge of room availability, allocation, and maintenance. The majority of the rooms are single rooms with communal bathroom and kitchen amenities. The library at IHE Delft has about 25,000 titles and is connected to a global network of libraries via the internet. The IHE campus sits in the heart of Delft. The complex, which consists of three interconnected buildings, spans 14,000 square meters and extends from the new building’s main entrance on Westvest 7 to historic structures along one of Delft’s important canals. From October to April, IHE Delft provides free facilities for regular participation in a variety of sports, including indoor soccer, basketball, volleyball, and badminton. Coaches for these sports are volunteers from the faculty and students. IHE Delft wants to offer a few sporting competitions for students each year. The ‘Foreign Education Sports Day,’ a major yearly event in which teams from various international education institutes participate, is one of the most important annual events. During the academic year 1988/89, the foundations for a Student Association were laid, with all IHE Delft course participants as members. The following are the goals of the IHE Delft Student Association Board:


To represent the Institute’s MSc students in all IHE Delft-related matters; and to discuss thoughts and ideas with the IHE Delft management on course matters and student welfare. This Association is open to all IHE Delft students who are enrolled in courses lasting at least six months. All members have the opportunity to vote for their representatives and participate in all Association events. Water sector capacity development – for water sector ministries and departments, municipalities, water boards and water utilities, universities, training and research institutes, industries, non-governmental and private sector organizations, and IHE Delft provides education, training, and scientific research specifically for professionals working in the water and environment sectors. IHE contributes directly to target 6.a (capacity building) and indirectly to all other SDG 6 targets by covering drinking water and sanitation (targets 6.1 and 6.2), water quality (6.3), integrated water resources management and water governance (6.3, 6.4), and environmental management (targets 6.1 and 6.2). (6.5).


Scholarship Sponsor(s): IHE Delft

Host Country(s):   Netherlands

Scholarship Worth:   €34,000

 Study Level:  Masters

Nationality: International Students



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