Roger Arliner Young (RAY) Diversity Fellowship


Inspired by efforts to increase diversity in environmentally-related sectors, the Roger Arliner Young (RAY) Diversity Fellowship Program supports two cohorts of Fellows per year: RAY Conservation Fellows and RAY Clean Energy Fellows. The RAY Fellowship Program aims to increase and facilitate conservation, energy efficiency and renewable energy-related career pathways for emerging leaders of color. The RAY Fellowship Program is a two-year paid fellowship designed to equip recent college graduates with the tools, experiences, support and community they need to become leaders in the conservation and clean energy sectors.



Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must:

  • Identify as Black, Indigenous or a person of color and demonstrate interest in the conservation and/or clean energy field(s).
  • Be less than one year out of college and have a bachelor's degree by the beginning of the fellowship.
  • Have the ability to work in the United States and commit to the entire fellowship.
  • Have not had a full-time job in conservation or clean energy.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to equity, environmental justice and social change.

How to Apply

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