SAF: Young Forester Leadership Award

Society of American Foresters (SAF)

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Grant amount: Up to US $1,000

Deadline: Mar 15, 2020

Applicant type: Postdoctoral Researcher Faculty Working Professional

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Research, Project / Program

Membership: Applicants must be a member of this organization to apply. Become a member.

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: United States

Must travel to: New Mexico

Age restriction: No more than 40 years of age

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Society Of American Foresters is active and engaged on a wide variety of issues that impact both public and private forests, rural and urban environments, and all landscapes in between. Although specific topic areas may shift, SAF is committed to advancing policies and partnerships that support sustainable forest management and empower forestry and natural resources professionals.

The mission of the Society of American Foresters is:

  • to advance sustainable management of forest resources through science, education, and technology
  • to enhance the competency of its members
  • to establish professional excellence
  • to use our knowledge, skills, and conservation ethic to ensure the continued health, integrity, and use of forests to benefit society in perpetuity.

The Young Forester Leadership Award recognizes outstanding leadership by a young forestry professional in the development and promotion of an individual program or project, or for a sustained leadership role benefiting the practice of forestry and SAF.

The award is presented at the SAF national convention and includes a honorarium of $500, complimentary convention registration, and up to $500 is available to cover travel expenses.

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


  • Nominees must be SAF members.
  • Nominees must be under 40 years of age at close of nomination due date.

You must be a member of this organization to apply for this award - become a member.