Entries are currently invited for the Everglades Foundation scholarship and fellowship for graduate research students including PhD and MSc level. Those awards only available for students studying earth sciences, biological sciences, engineering, geography, planning and resources management, and economics, Those are selected will receive up to $20,000 / year for doctoral and $10,000/year for master.
The Everglades Foundation provides fellowships and scholarships for advanced research in support of the restoration of the Florida Everglades. The Foundation is committed to supporting graduate research students actively pursuing the development of innovative scientific methods to advance the understanding of Everglades physical, chemical or biological processes, or research in economic impacts of environmental changes.
Each of successful applicants will receive benefits of $20,000 / year (PhD level) and $10,000 / year (MSc level) for stipends, tuition fees, travel, and other research-related expenses.
Level and Area of Studies
PhD and Master level in earth sciences, biological sciences, engineering, geography, planning and resources management, and economics
Place of Study
In the United States of America.
Eligibility and Criteria
The scholarship and fellowship are open to full-time graduate research students pursuing degrees in relevant field above. Cross-disciplinary research efforts are of special interest. Graduate students from any academic institution are welcome to apply for the ForEverglades Research Scholarship. Florida International University (FIU) students are also eligible for the FIU ForEverglades Scholarship. The Everglades Foundation Fellowship program will be supporting direct collaboration between university professors (and/or scientists affiliated with other agencies) and Foundation science staff member(s). This collaboration is to be initiated by the academic staff member at least 6 months before the award is made.
U.S citizens are welcome to apply.
To apply, all applicants are required to submit the documents as follow:
- Cover letter.
- Proposal describing the research that the scholarship would support
- A personal essay
- A curriculum vitae, including transcripts.
- A letter of reference from the student’s major professor.
- At least one, and up to three other academic or professional letter(s) of reference
- Other relevant or supporting work products or documentation.
31 July 2017.