Application Materials

PLEASE NOTE!   The next CCC Fellows Competition (Cohort 9) will be in January 2018. The Request for Proposals for this next cohort of fellows will be out in November, 2017.


Cohort 9 will be made up of Team fellowships only.  All teams must have 

  • At least one conservation practitioner (e.g., rancher, farmer, conservationist, public agency personnel, etc.). 
  • At least one CSU faculty, researcher or graduate student.
  • All teams must also include a CSU undergraduate student.


Team projects will receive up to $15,000, depending on the number and quality of applications. Final award amounts are at the discretion of the CCC. We encourage applications from practitioner organizations/agencies and all CSU colleges and departments.


Although the RFP will change some, you can get an idea of the requirements by reading the “Cohort 8 Team Fellows RFP” below, as well as viewing the Cohort 8 application instructions, Frequently Asked Questions, the Budget Template, and Criteria for Evaluation available through the links below.


If you have any questions, please contact Kim Skyelander at