Deadline: 31 July 2016Open to: graduate and undergraduate degree in conservation biology, ecology, botany/plant sciences, or a related field and prior research experienceFellowship: covers the costs of round-trip air travel to St. Louis and lodging in MBG’s visitor apartment
- The Fellowships are open to applicants from Mexico, Central America, South America, Madagascar, Vietnam, and Tanzania;
- Individuals who have recently completed an undergraduate degree;
- Graduate students;
- Undergraduate degree in conservation biology, ecology, botany/plant sciences, or a related field and prior research experience;
- Professionals from universities and governmental or nongovernmental organizations;
- Be willing to occasionally work long hours in hot, dry, and wet weather conditions;
- Fellows must have health insurance, which will be provided by MBG;
- Fluency in English preferred.
- Cover the costs of round-trip air travel to St. Louis and lodging in MBG’s visitor apartments;
- A stipend for food, local transportation, and other incidental expenses in St. Louis for a period of 4-6 weeks;
- Fellows will be expected to travel with CCSD staff to conduct fieldwork in the Southeastern United States; all travel expenses and accommodations for fieldwork will be covered by MBG.
How to apply?
Applications will consist of a maximum of eight pages that will include the following documents:
- Cover page form (one page, double-sided);
- Statement of relevant academic preparation and previous research in conservation, ecology, or botany.
- Up-to-date curriculum vitae following the format (maximum of two pages, 10-point font);
- A copy of the most advanced university degree awarded;
- A letter of recommendation;
- A letter from the institution with which the applicant is affiliated that supports his/her participation in this program.
For more information please visit the official website.