John V. Krutilla Research Stipend

Resources for the Future


Grant amount: US $5,500

Anticipated deadline: Mar 31, 2018

Applicant type: Postdoctoral Researcher

Funding uses: Research

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: United States

Degree requirements: Applicants must be within 5 years of receiving their PhD

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Overview:

About Resources for the Future

Mission

RFF’s mission is to improve environmental and natural resource policymaking worldwide through objective social science research of the highest caliber.

Vision

RFF envisions a world where environmental and economic decisions in the public and private sectors are made with a full understanding of the potential implications for present and future generations and the world in which they live.

John V. Krutilla Research Stipend.

Resources for the Future (RFF) will award one research grant academic year in honor of the late John V. Krutilla, a renowned environmental economist who served as a senior fellow at RFF for most of his career.

The grant is intended for young scholars who have been awarded a doctoral degree in the past five years. The focus of the award is research related to environmental and resource economics. Special attention will be given to applications that seek to pursue research into one or more of the areas pioneered by John Krutilla. The awardee may be invited to present the results of the research activities at RFF in the year after completion of the work. The Krutilla research award was established with the generous support of the Krutilla family, Industrial Economics, Inc., and a number of John’s colleagues, friends, and former “students.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • The award is open to young scholars who have received their doctoral degrees since June 30, 2012.
  • The program is open to both US and non-US citizens, provided that the latter have proper work and residency documentation.
  • The award can be used for summer salary support, to pay for research assistance, or for any other legitimate research expenses.

Preferences:

  • Special attention will be given to applications that seek to pursue research into one or more of the areas pioneered by John Krutilla.