This webinar will provide an insight into the federal grant proposal opportunities available for geoscience students pursuing careers within academia. Speakers from four federal agencies will discuss the nuances of each of their individual programs as well as provide some advice on how to submit successful applications. This webinar will introduce a variety of federal fellowship programs, examine the key components of the application materials including eligibility and deadlines, and provide advice to submit successful applications. Our speakers are: Jessamin Straub, 2020 NOAA Knauss Fellow/R&D Advisor, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers HQ; Christina Richardson, NSF Graduate Research Fellow, Dept. of Earth & Planetary Sciences, UC Santa Cruz; Jessica Ball, former USGS Mendenhall Fellow, Staff Scientist, US Geological Survey; and Jeff Berger, NASA Postdoctoral Fellow, NASA Johnson Space Center.