Zone VI Fellowship in Urban Forestry

Garden Club of America


Grant amount: US $5,000

Anticipated deadline: Jan 31, 2019

Applicant type: Undergraduate Student Graduate Student

Funding uses: Research, Fellowship

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: United States

View website    Save Need help writing this grant?

Overview:

Purpose

The purpose of this scholarship is to advance the field of urban forestry by encouraging students to study the planning, management, horticulture and ecology of urban forests and the effect of healthy urban forests on people and the environment.

History

In 2004, the 12 clubs of GCA Zone VI from Maryland and the District of Columbia voted to create a fellowship in urban forestry. The first fellowship was awarded in 2006. Casey Trees of Washington DC has also funded one of these fellowships per year.

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

Eligibility:

  • The scholarship is open to graduate or advanced undergraduate students
  • Must be enrolled in U.S. institutions
  • Must be studying urban forestry, environmental studies, horticulture, forestry, or related courses of study with a special interest in the urban forest.
  • Students must be enrolled during the academic year following the award decision.