Urban Research in Action

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.


Urban Forestry Fellowship- Garden Club of America

The Garden Club of America sponsors an Urban Forestry Fellowship for undergraduate and graduate students. Deadline for application is January 31, 2014.






















































































































































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Grant Awards in Urban Ecology: Call for Proposals

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:  

  • Urban ecosystem restoration
  • Urban forestry and forestry across an urban-rural gradient
  • Projects related to pollution of air, water and soil in cities

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).  

Submission Guidelines: Proposals should include maximum 3-page narrative, budget and identify a faculty advisor.  Please direct proposals to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) by 5:00 p.m. March 5, 2014.  Successful applicants will be notified by March 13, 2014.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to attend the 2013 Hixon Fellow presentations in February.

Gaboury Benoit                        Colleen Murphy-Dunning 
Faculty Director                      Center Director

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