2016 Carson Scholars
The Carson/ B2 2011-12 Science and Society Fellows.  Photo by Shepherd Reed
Photo by: Uyen Nguyen

Scholars Spotlight

In Tribal Communities, Climate Resilience Begins with Choice

Tommy Jones has been reimaging the status quo since his high school days.

Fall 2016 Borderlands Brewing Co. Science Café Series Featuring Carson Scholars

The Fall 2016 Borderlands Brewing Co. Science Café Series - Women on the Cutting Edge: Changing the Face of Environmental Research, kicks off on September 8. This series brings together women studying diverse aspects of environmentally related research.

A Life of Science: Embracing Water by Gloria Jimenez

The Carson Scholars program is excited to announce a partnership with the longest-running online literary environmental magazine, 


The 2017 Carson Scholarship application deadline is FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2016 at 5:00pm with Faculty Recommendation Letters due September 30, 2016. Carson Scholarships are awarded to excellent and diverse graduate students at the University of Arizona who are studying renewable energy, environment and social justice. One-year scholarships of $5,000 will be awarded for the 2017 calendar year. Scholarships are sponsored by the Institute of the Environment, the Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environment and Social Justice, the UA Institute for Energy Solutions, Biosphere 2 and private donations. For questions please contact tinagargus@email.arizona.edu