This fellowship is sponsored jointly by URI and the Hixon Center and the NYC Urban Field Station. It is a partnership between the U.S. Forest Service and The NYC Department of Parks & Recreation. Applications due January 21, 2014. See the Call for Fellows for more information.
The Garden Club of America sponsors an Urban Forestry Fellowship for undergraduate and graduate students. Deadline for application is January 31, 2014.
Five grant awards ranging from $5,000 - $7,000 are available to Yale FES students interested in conducting natural and social science research, education & outreach projects for the following topic areas:
In the fall 2014 term, students must take a 3-credit project course to complete their research/project manuscript. Projects must be completed by mid-December 2014. The award will be provided in 3 installments: 50% upon acceptance of the proposal; 25% upon enrollment in the project course in September; and the final 25% upon completion of the project course, and receipt of an abstract and of a minimum 10-page final report (which will be published on the Hixon website).
Applicants are strongly encouraged to attend the 2013 Hixon Fellow presentations in February.
Gaboury Benoit Colleen Murphy-Dunning
Faculty Director Center Director