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The Carson/ B2 2011-12 Science and Society Fellows.  Photo by Shepherd Reed
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News and Events

Two Carson Scholars Awarded 2015 Climate & Society Graduate Fellowships

2013 Carson Scholars Christina Greene and Eric Magrane are among the four recipients of the 2015 Climate & Society Graduate Fellowships awarded by CLIMAS. 

Hooked on Fishing Cat Conservation

A former University of Arizona Carson Scholar and wild cat expert has established a non-profit organization to help protect the endangered fishing cat of South and Southeast Asia.

New Native Opportunities Website

The Native Opportunities Website - developed by Carson-Haury scholar Tommy Jones, was created to raise awareness of Native American, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian student of opportunities for higher education and professional development resources that are available to them.


We are pleased to announce the application period for the 2016 Carson Scholars Program is now open!  Carson Scholarships are give to excellent and diverse graduate students at the University of Arizona who are studying renewable energy, environment and social justice. One-year scholarships of $5,000 will be awarded for the 2016 calendar year. Scholarships are sponsored by the Institute of the Environment, the Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environment and Social Justice, the UA Renewable Energy Network, Biosphere2 and private donations.

Carson Now Accepting Applications

Carson Scholar Application deadline Sep. 18th, 2015