Student Funding

With the closing of Yale Climate & Energy Institute on June 30, 2016, funding for undergraduate student activities related to energy and climate has been taken over by the Energy Studies Multidisciplinary Academic Program. Students will be able to submit requests for funding of individual and group projects on the new Energy Studies website that will go live in the 2016-17 Fall Term. 

Examples of student projects and activities that YCEI supported in the past include:

MIT Conference attendance: Awarded $500; travel expenses and registration fees for three students

Energy Efficiency Week - Smart Grid for a Sustainable Future: Awarded $200; dinner with the guest speaker and students

The Yale Climate and Energy Congress 4th Annual Spring Symposium | The Atmospheric Science-Climate Policy Frontier: Awarded $2,610.41; travel expenses for guest speakers, food/beverage and the poster contest award

Expert Panel on Climate Adaptation | Climate Adaptation on 3 C-World - From Policy Framework & Financial Mechanisms to Implementation Strategies:  Awarded $2,567.81; travel expenses for guest speakers

Google at Yale: A Meeting of the Minds on Geotechnology: Awarded $764.55; Food and Beverages

Cop 18 | UN Climate Change Conference: YCEI Side Event | Implications for Monitoring, Mitigation and Monitoring at the Air Quality-Climate Change Nexus Awarded: $11, 626.06; travel expenses for seven students and side event reception

Offshore Arctic Drilling: Awarded $1,000; travel expenses for one student

Rio + 20 | United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development: Awarded $520; travel expenses for three students