Welcome to UMD Global STEWARDS!

The UMD Global STEWARDS graduate training fellowship, funded by the National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) program, is preparing future leaders focused on innovations at the nexus of food, energy and water (FEW) systems. UMD Global STEWARDS focus on a range of topics in three integrated FEW nexus research areas:

The program is preparing PhD students from UMD programs in the life and public health sciences, earth system sciences, engineering and computational sciences, social behavioral sciences, natural resource management studies, energy and environmental policy, and other FEW-related programs through hands-on domestic and international experiences, as well as research, professional development, and outreach opportunities.