Admissions and Aid

graduates of the MAT program jumping in celebration outside of the Rose Center for Earth and Space

The MAT Program accepts 24 residents each year. We seek a student body with diverse life and career experience. Our graduates have joined us from many different states and with a variety of backgrounds, from recent graduates, to career hydrologists, to military veterans, and former Peace Corps volunteers. The application is open to all candidates meeting the eligibility requirements.

The first step to joining the MAT Program is ensuring that you are eligible for admission to the program. Once it is established that you are eligible for admission, please review the application process and begin your application. The MAT Program is fully funded including tuition, a stipend, and additional resources. Consider attending an information session or contacting us directly to answer any questions you may have.

Notice of Nondiscrimination

The American Museum of Natural History is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The Museum does not discriminate with respect to employment, or admission or access to Museum facilities, programs or activities on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, marital status, partnership status, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, alienage or citizenship status, current or former participation in the uniformed services, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin, or on account of any other basis prohibited by applicable City, State, or Federal law. If special accommodations are needed in applying for a position, please call the Office of Human Resources. Inquiries or complaints regarding any form of harassment, discrimination or retaliation may be directed to Dan Scheiner, Vice President of Human Resources, Title IX Coordinator, and EEO Coordinator at [email protected] or 212-769-5109, or Kala Harinarayanan, Senior Director of Environmental Health & Safety, Deputy Title IX Coordinator and Deputy EEO Coordinator at [email protected] or (212)769-5226. Individuals may also file complaints, as applicable, with the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights, which has its regional enforcement office at Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 32 Old Slip, 26th floor, New York, NY 10005-2500, 646-428-3900, or [email protected] and/or the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, located at 33 Whitehall Street, 5th floor, New York, NY 10004, 800-669-4000.