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Resilience and Adaptive Governance of Stressed Watersheds, an IGERT Program

Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship

Student Benefits

(NOTE: the program ended July 31, 2015)

  • Stipend of $30,000 annually for 2 to 3 years (additional funding at department levels)
  • Externships with agencies such as Headwaters Corporation, The Nature Conservancy, Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, and Nebraska State Department of Natural Resources to expose trainees to real-world applications
  • International training experience, coordinated by the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) in Austria, comparing compromised watersheds in the Great Plains region of the United States to watersheds in Eastern Europe
  • Travel funds for attending conferences
  • Computers
  • Paid tuition
  • Paid student fees
  • Basic individual student health insurance*

For other program benefits, check our FAQs.

*Contact the UNL Office of Graduate Studies for health benefit questions

Soil Sampling

Student obtains a soil sample as part of a research project.