MCSI 2023 Grant Opportunities Open for Faculty & Student Groups

The Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation (MCSI)’s 2023 grant applications are open! Each program aims to help faculty and students engage in sustainability research, education, and outreach. 

MCSI Research Seed Grants in Sustainability

MCSI is requesting grant proposals for faculty to participate in high-quality research endeavors in sustainability. The goals of the grants are: (1) catalyze the formation of interdisciplinary synergistic research teams focused on sustainability (2) fund projects capable of obtaining external funding upon completion; and (3) enhance Pitt’s national recognition in sustainability and the visibility of interdisciplinary sustainability research and education on campus.

Apply by February, 24, 2023
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John C. Mascaro Faculty Programs in Sustainability

MCSI is pleased to announce the continued support of Faculty Fellowships in Sustainability. The John C. Mascaro Faculty Fellowships are designed to enhance the university’s mission of interdisciplinary excellence in sustainability research and education.

Application by February, 24, 2023
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Student Group Grants

Led by the Pitt Green Fund, student applications will be reviewed collaboratively between the Green Fund, the Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation, and the Pitt Office of Sustainability. Applicants may be eligible for sole or collaborative funding from these sources based on project type and details. The Green Fund reviews project applications every Sunday night until the end of the Spring Semester. Eligible applications will be reviewed by the Mascaro Center and Office of Sustainability on a rolling basis following the applicants meeting with the Green Fund.

Applications reviewed on a rolling basis as submitted
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Undergraduate Summer Research in Sustainability

MCSI’s undergraduate research program program provides students with unique opportunities to go beyond classroom curriculum and develop their own ideas on hands-on research while working under the guidance and mentorship of Pitt faculty. Faculty and staff across the university interested in serving as an advisor to a summer research student should submit an application. All Pitt undergraduate students may apply once student applications are open in 2023.

Faculty Advisor Applications due November 19 
Advisor Applications

Student Applications open January 10 and close February 16, 2023.
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