Great ideas need great support. The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) honors this need by providing a wide array of funding opportunities, programs, and services to accelerate the work of scholars involved in cutting-edge socio-environmental synthesis.
Funding and support is available for:
- Thematic Pursuits and Ventures
- Workshops and Short Courses
- Education and Outreach
Research & Educational Programs
SESYNC provides the following support for research and educational programs, including Thematic Pursuits, Ventures, Workshops, and Short Courses:
- Costs associated with travel, accommodations, and meals for teams that work on-site at SESYNC headquarters;
- Advanced cyberinfrastructure support for project teams; and
- Assistance in the development of higher education teaching resources
In addition to technical, logistical, and facilitative support, SESYNC provides the following support for fellows and short-term visitors:
- Postdoctoral Fellows
- Annual stipend
- Full University of Maryland employee benefits
- Modest annual travel allowance for meetings and collaboration
- Sabbatical & Research Fellows
- Stipend based on time in residence (not to exceed 50% of fellow’s home institution salary)
- Modest housing allowance (up to $1,000 per month)
- Policy & Practice Fellows, Short-Term Visitors
- Funds to travel to and work on-site at SESYNC’s Annapolis, MD, headquarters
- Maryland Fellows
- The University of Maryland – College Park has a fixed pool of fellowship funding available for tenure-track faculty. However, a limited stipend may be available for scholars from other institutions.
Visit our Programs page to learn more about synthesis opportunities at SESYNC.