How to Apply

Students interested in pursuing graduate study and professional training within the “water-energy” nexus are encouraged to apply. Students participating in the EMPOWER program complete the same course of study required for their degree program in their home department. They also complete the requirements of the EMPOWER program and have access to the resources provided by the program.

Already enrolled in an SU graduate program

If you are already enrolled in a graduate program at Syracuse University and want to be an EMPOWER trainee, please click here for application instructions. Please note that review of applications for students already enrolled in graduate study at SU will begin on December 1. Applications from internal candidates submitted after Dec. 1 will be considered on a space available basis.

Not currently enrolled in an SU graduate program

If you are not currently enrolled in a graduate program at Syracuse University and are interested in applying to the EMPOWER program, please click here for application instructions. Review of applications for the EMPOWER program will begin on January 15. Applications submitted after Jan. 15 will be considered on a space available basis.