How to apply


  • Proficiency and education in astronomy and astrophysics
  • Interest in the environment and environmental protection
  • Interest in the outdoors and outdoors recreation
  • Participation in a Science Communication workshop on your campus (contact your program faculty member to find opportunities, see below for contact info)

Compensation and Schedule

  • 12 week program (Scheduled with AMC summer program offerings)
  • Room and Meals provided (valued at over $3000)
  • $3000 stipend
  • Free use of AMC outdoor gear and facilities


Fill out the online application. The deadline for applications is February 15, 2019.

(Please note that you will need to have a letter of recommendation submitted by an advisor or faculty member as part of the application process.)


Contact information:

Program PI: Prof. Doug Arion:
Dr. Dan Lyons:

Prof. Ryan Hickox:

Prof. James Lowenthal:

Dr. Christine O’Connell:

Sara DeLucia: