Graduate Fellowship in Plant Conservation
peter.stevens at MOBOT.ORG
Fri Jul 15 07:54:40 CDT 2005
The Christensen Fund Graduate Fellowship Program in Plant Conservation
The International Center for Tropical Ecology (ICTE) at the
University of Missouri-St. Louis is offering a fully funded
fellowship to students from tropical America, Africa, Madagascar,
Asia, Malesia and the Pacific Islands with strong leadership and
research potential in applied plant conservation. This fellowship is
available to individuals with applied plant conservation experience
and strong academic credentials for studies leading to a M.S. or
Ph.D. degree. This special Graduate program in Plant Conservation,
developed in collaboration with The Christensen Fund and the Missouri
Botanical Garden, is designed to educate plant conservation
scientists from the world's tropical regions. The fellowship will
provide recruitment and repatriation airfares, stipend, tuition fee
waiver and the opportunity to apply for competitive research funds.
To learn more about The Christensen Fund Graduate Fellowship Program
in Plant Conservation visit:
http://icte.umsl.edu/scholarships/plantconservation.html or write to:
Executive Director, International Center for Tropical Ecology,
University of Missouri-St. Louis, 8001 Natural Bridge Road, St.
Louis, MO 63121-4499, USA (email: icte at umsl.edu).
Application review, for admission in the following August, will begin
on December 1, 2005 but complete applications received before January
15, 2006 will be considered. Applicants, however, are encouraged to
send all materials for review as close to the December 1 date as
possible. Application forms can be obtained from the ICTE's web page
at http://icte.umsl.edu/application.html, the Office of International
Student Services (http://www.umsl.edu/~intelstu/), by email from
iss at umsl.edu, or by writing to: Executive Director, International
Center for Tropical Ecology, University of Missouri-St. Louis, 8001
Natural Bridge Road, St. Louis, MO 63121-4499, USA. Completed
applications should be returned to Office of International Student
Services, 261 Millennium Student Center, University of Missouri-St.
Louis, 8001 Natural Bridge Road, St. Louis MO 63121 with a copy of
all materials sent to the Executive Director, International Center
for Tropical Ecology.
If you would like to receive printed materials (brochures and poster)
describing this program and activities of the International Center
for Tropical Ecology, please send your full mailing address to
icte at umsl.edu.
Patrick Osborne Ph.D.
International Center for Tropical Ecology
Department of Biology
University of Missouri-St. Louis
1 University Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63121
Web site: http://icte.umsl.edu
Office Location: Benton Hall 216e
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