[Taxacom] Conservation fellowship

Peter Stevens peter.stevens at mobot.org
Fri Sep 7 11:54:26 CDT 2007


The Christensen Fund Graduate Fellowship Program in Plant Conservation

The Whitney R. Harris World Ecology Center at the University of  
Missouri-St. Louis is offering fully funded fellowships 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://hwec.umsl.edu/scholarships/ 
plantconservation.html or write to: Executive Director, Whitney R.  
Harris World Ecology Center, University of Missouri-St. Louis, 1  
University Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63121-4499, USA (email:  
osbornepl at umsl.edu).
Application review, for admission in August 2008, will begin in  
January 2008 and complete applications received before January 15,  
2008 will be considered.  Application forms can be obtained from the  
Harris Center web page at http://hwec.umsl.edu/application.html or  
the Office of International Student Services: http://www.umsl.edu/ 
services/intelstu/prospective/admissions.html, by email from  
iss at umsl.edu, or by writing to: Executive Director, Whitney R. Harris  
World Ecology Center, University of Missouri-St. Louis, 1 University  
Boulevard, 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, 1  
University Boulevard, St. Louis MO 63121 with a copy of all materials  
sent to the Executive Director, Whitney R. Harris World Ecology Center




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