TREE Fund: Research Fellowship Grant
Grant amount: US $100,000
Deadline: Sep 1, 2018
Applicant type: Faculty
Funding uses: Fellowship
Location of project: Anywhere in the world
Location of residency: Anywhere in the worldView website Save Need help writing this grant?
The Tree Research and Education Endowment Fund (TREE Fund) supports sustainable communities and environmental stewardship by funding research, scholarships and education programs essential to the discovery and dissemination of new knowledge in the fields of arboriculture and urban forestry.
TREE Fund Research Fellowships are multi-year grants, designed to empower transformative arboriculture research by emerging scholars, in support of the TREE Fund’s research priorities.
While rigorous, actionable research findings are the primary desired outcome of this program, Research Fellowships are also purposefully designed to empower the academic arboriculture community for years to come — by investing in the careers of pre-tenured professors and scientists in meaningful ways that support their own professional development, even as they expand the knowledge base in their respective fields.
The theme of “Urban Forest Sustainability” is the current guiding priority for the Research Fellowship grant program. Within this broad theme, successful grant proposals will focus on such urban forest sustainability issues as:
You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.
- In the ideal funding scenario, the Principal Investigator for a proposed project would be an early career, pre-tenure assistant or tenured associate rank professor, supervising a PhD student.
- Matching funds of at least 10% of requested grant amount are required.
- Applicants may include institutional overhead costs in the project budget. TREE Fund caps such costs in its grant awards at 10% of total grant value.
- Applicants at the assistant professor/pre-tenure level are strongly encouraged to partner with a tenured professor as Co-Principal Investigator.
- Current Trustees of the TREE Fund or any member of the family of any such Trustees are ineligible to receive grants from the TREE Fund.
- Recipients may not receive more than one Research Fellowship.
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