Earthwatch provides citizen scientist and financial support to research projects addressing urgent global needs all over the world. We support scientists who seek to inform solutions to environmental and cultural challenges and who are passionate about engaging people in their research.

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Request for Proposals Download RFP
Collaborative Ecological Research PDF Download
Ecological Restoration PDFDownload
Glaciology and Polar Ecology Program PDF Download
Global Conservation Priorities in a Changing World PDF Download
Ocean Ecosystems PDF Download
Paleobiology, Archaeology, and Geology Research PDF Download
Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry PDF Download

*Note that these RFPs are for projects to begin in 2018

Emerging Scientists

We are interested in helping support early-career scientists from emerging nations.

Submit a Pre-Proposal

Puerto Ricos Rainforest

Earthwatch will select pre-proposals for development into full research proposals. To submit a pre-proposal, click here.


Emerging Scientists

Emerging Scientists on Research Project

We support scientific training opportunities for those underfunded and in need of field experienced. Read more.

Frequent Questions From Scientists

Everything you need to know about applying to be an Earthwatch scientist. Read more.