UC Berkeley Student Travel and Independent Fieldwork Grant Program

The California-China Climate Institute is accepting proposals for small travel and independent field research grants from University of California at Berkeley students (undergraduate or graduate) for thesis, pre-dissertation, or dissertation projects relating to China and/or U.S. (national and subnational) climate, environmental, and energy policy. 

The final research output includes:

  • 1-2 page report with key findings
  • Presentation during the Fall Semester with other grant recipients
  • Blog with 1 high quality photo 

Award Amount 

We are accepting proposals for awards of: 

  • Up to $7,000 to support international fieldwork and travel needs related to independent research objectives; or
  • Up to $5,500 for US-based travel and research.

A maximum of 1 award will be granted per student per graduate career. 

Eligibility and Application Process

The application period for this award cycle has closed. Read about the 2024 Grant Recipients here


For questions, please email ccci[at]berkeley.edu