Frederick K. Weyerhaeuser Forest History Fellowship
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Grant amount: US $11,000
Anticipated deadline: Jan 31, 2021
Applicant type: Graduate Student
Funding uses: Research, Fellowship
Location of project: Anywhere in the world
Location of residency: North Carolina
University restriction: Duke UniversityView website Save
About this funder:
Lynn Weyerhaeuser Day (1932-1999) and her husband Stanley R. Day (1925-2002) endowed the Society's Frederick K. Weyerhaeuser Forest History Fellowship in 1986 to honor the memory of Lynn's father, F. K. Weyerhaeuser (1895-1978), to support FHS programs, and to strengthen the Society's affiliation with Duke University.
The fellowship consists of an $11,000 stipend, distributed quarterly, to support the research of a Duke University graduate student whose research examines in some way forest and conservation history. The recipient is selected on the basis of merit; proposals are judged in terms of overall significance and quality of presentation. The project must be historical in nature and treat land use, forestry, or the environment in some general way. Examples of acceptable topics include:
- general changes in a forest ecosystem caused by natural or human intervention;
- environmental change resulting from the introduction of a nonnative tree or plant species;
- the evolution of policies or practices relating to natural resource use or management;
- the historical development of resource-dependent communities;
- changes in science or technology affecting forestry, natural resource conservation, or environmental management
You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.
- Must be a Duke University graduate student pursuing research in the fields of forest, conservation, or environmental history.
- The project must be historical in nature and treat land use, forestry, or the environment in some general way.
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