Applications Being Accepted for RAY Fellowship Program

RAY Fellowship Program

Applications are now being accepted for the 2024-2026 cohort of the Dr. Roger Arliner Young (RAY) Fellowship Program. This program, which is managed by Environmental Leadership Program (ELP), is a two-year paid fellowship that provides recent college graduates from historically marginalized groups with career opportunities, tools, and support to become leaders in the conservation and clean energy sectors.

This program consists of two cohorts

  • RAY Conservation Fellows are placed within a “Conservation Member Organization” for a two-year paid fellowship position, with the resources and support to develop experiences that will launch them onto a path of career growth in conservation.
  • RAY Clean Energy Fellows are placed within a “Clean Energy Member Organization” for a similar two-year paid fellowship position, with similar resources and support to develop experiences that will launch them onto a path of career growth in energy-efficiency or renewable energy. 

You can view a list of fellowship placements here.

All Fellows work with mentors, grow their networks, and forge lasting relationships within and between the Conservation and Clean Energy cohorts of Fellows. RAY Fellowship positions are full-time paid positions with competitive entry-level salaries plus benefits. All Fellows will also receive a stipend of $1,000 to go towards professional development opportunities, in addition to coordinated professional development through RAY Partner Organizations and ELP.

To learn more about this program and apply click here. The application deadline is April 5, 2024.

In addition, the RAY Fellowship Program will be hosting two informational webinars to introduce the program and answer any questions. Zoom links will be shared after registering for the event. You can also view prior informational webinars here.

  • February 29th, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM PT / 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM ET. Register here.
  • March 21st, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PT / 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM ET. Register here.

You can also nominate people for this program here.

This program has also been added to the Green Jobs Network fellowship website Thanks and good luck to those who apply!

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