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A Guide to Grants, Fellowships, and Scholarships in International Forestry and Natural Resources

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Document No: FS-584 | Date: November 1995 | Author: Damon A. Job
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NEW, UN-VERIFIED GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS, AND SCHOLARSHIPS

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American Water Works Association

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Australian Research Council

University of California at Berkeley

The East-West Center (EWC)

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Harvard University: Committee for the Charles Bullard Fund for Forest Research

University of Illinois

International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis

W. K. Kellogg Foundation

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National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Oxford Forest Institute

Quebec Government, Canada (Gouvernement du Quebec Canada)

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The Rockefeller Foundation

United States Agency for International Development (US-AID)

United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

University of Brunei Darussalam

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Section III

New, Unverified Grants, Fellowships, and Scholarships

Green Ball American Water Works Association


American Water Works Association
Abel Wolman Doctoral Fellowship
6666 W. Quincy Avenue
Denver, CO 80235
USA

Tel: (303) 794-7711

Title of Program: Abel Wolman Doctoral Fellowship

Description of Program: The Abel Wolman Doctoral Fellowship is designed to provide funding for graduate students from AWWA member countries who wish to undertake advanced studies in various selected fields. Fields of study include: agronomy; biochemistry; ecology and evolutionary biology; environmental toxicology; microbiology; natural resources; agricultural, civil, and environmental engineering; geological sciences, city and regional planning; design and environmental analysis; international agriculture rural development; international development; and landscape architecture.

Purpose of Program: To encourage promising students to pursue advanced training and research in water supply and treatment in several disciplines.

Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must have completed all requirements for a Ph.D., and be citizens of a country that has an AWWA section (United States, Canada, or Mexico).

Number of Awards: Unlisted.

Duration of Awards: Renewable for one year.

Amount of Awards: $10,000 stipend. Includes $1,000 for research supplies and equipment and $4,000 education allowance.

Application Deadlines: February 15.

Application Requirements: Please contact the Officer in charge at the following address:

Abel Wolman Doctoral Fellowship
American Water Works Association
6666 W. Quincy Avenue
Denver, CO 80235

Tel: (303) 794-7711.

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Australian Research Council


Australian Research Council
Research Development Section
ARC Fellowship Program
G. P. O. Box 9880
Canberra
Australia ACT 2601

1.Australian Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

2.Australian Senior Research Fellowships

Title of Program 1: Australian Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

Description of Program: The Australian Research Council provides fellowships for postdoctoral candidates who wish to undertake research in Australia. Fields open include engineering; biological, chemical, earth, and physical sciences; social studies; and the humanities.

Purpose of Program: To provide opportunities for outstanding researchers to undertake postdoctoral research of international significance, concurrent to strengthening the research and development capability of Australia.

Eligibility Requirements: Citizenship is unrestricted. Candidates must have a Ph.D., confirmed support from the hosting institution, and no more than 3 years of postdoctoral experience at the time of application. Preference will be given to Australian candidates.

Number of Awards: 50.

Duration of Awards: 3 years.

Amount of Awards: A research support grant of about $3,500 per annum is provided.

Application Deadlines: Unlisted.

Application Requirements: Contact the Research Development Section for applications and further information.

Title of Program 2: Australian Senior Research Fellowships

Description of Program: The Australian Research Council provides fellowships for postdoctoral candidates who wish to undertake research in Australia. Fields open include engineering; biological, chemical, earth, and physical sciences; social studies; and the humanities.

Purpose of Program: To provide opportunities for outstanding researchers with international reputations to undertake postdoctoral research of significant benefit to Australia.

Eligibility Requirements: Citizenship is unrestricted. Candidates must have a Ph.D. and must be a senior lecturer, principal scientist, or senior scientist.

Number of Awards: 15.

Duration of Awards: 5 years.

Amount of Awards: A research support grant is provided. The amount varies depending upon need.

Application Deadlines: None.

Application Requirements: Contact the Research Development Section for applications and further information.

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Green Ball University of California at Berkeley

University of California at Berkeley
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research
Attention: Teresa Hackler
119 California Hall, No. 1500
University of California
Berkeley, CA 947201500
USA

Tel: (510) 642-9485

E-Mail:Theresa Hackler - University of California at Berkeley

Green Ball Financial Aid Information - University of California at Berkeley

1. S. V. Ciriacy-Wantrup Postdoctoral Fellowship in Natural Resource Economics (1995-1996)

2. Berkeley Professional Studies Program in India (1995-96)

Title of Program 1: S. V. Ciriacy Wantrup Postdoctoral Fellowship in Natural Resource Economics (1995-1996)

Description of Program: The S. V. Ciriacy-Wantrup Postdoctoral Fellowship in Natural Resource Economics provides an opportunity for postdoctoral candidates to undertake advanced research in natural resource management, natural resource and agricultural economics, forestry, public policy, geography, and energy and environmental studies.

Purpose of Program: To support advanced graduate research at the University of California at Berkeley.

Eligibility Requirements: Preference will be given to proposals with institutional or historical focus.

Number of Awards: Varies.

Duration of Awards: Initially 1 year; renewable for a second year.

Amount of Awards: $25,000 for the postdoctoral award. $30,000 for 1 year of sabbatical leave. The award includes one-way airfare for the fellow and immediate family members, and $2,000 for research expenses.

Application Deadlines: January 6.

Application Requirements: Applicants must have been awarded a Ph.D. within the last 7 years.

Title of Program 2: Berkeley Professional Studies Program in India (1995-96)

Description of Program: Through the Berkeley Professional Studies Program in India, the University of California Berkeley provides funding for students seeking to continue graduate research or undertake internships in India, for a master's or doctoral degree in selected fields. For 1995-96, the following fields of study are available: agriculture, architecture, business administration, city and regional planning, education, engineering, environmental planning, forestry, law, library science, medicine, public health, public policy, and social welfare (among others).

Purpose of Program: To provide 9 months of interdisciplinary study in India for graduate students in professional degree programs.

Eligibility Requirements: U.S. citizens or permanent residents with professional interests who are enrolled in graduate programs and have completed at least 1 year of graduate work.

Number of Awards: Varies.

Duration of Awards: 9 months.

Amount of Awards: The award covers living allowance during tenure in India, health insurance, project-related travel expenses within India, language training, and orientation.

Application Deadlines: January 27.

Application Requirements: Please contact Ms. Linnea Soderlund, Program Coordinator of the Berkeley Professional Studies Program in India, at the following address:

Berkeley Programs for Study Abroad
University of California Berkeley
160 Stephens Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720
Tel: (510) 642-1356, (510) 642-1790;

E-Mail:Berkeley Programs for Study Abroad - University of California at Berkeley

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Green Ball The East-West Center (EWC)

The East-West Center (EWC)
Services Officer
East-West Center
Burns Hall 2066
Box USP 95
1777 East-West Road
Honolulu, HI 96848
USA

1. East-West Center Graduate Fellowships

2. East-West Center Postdoctoral Fellowships

Title of Program 1: East-West Center Graduate Fellowships

Description of Program: The East-West Center provides fellowships to fund master's and doctoral students interested in research in subjects relevant to the mission of the center. The following fields are applicable: 1) environmental risk assessment and management (technical, social, etc.); 2) economic, political, and security relations in the post-Cold War era; 3) cultural identity development and change in the Asian-Pacific region and the United States (including literature, film, and popular culture as vehicles of change); 4) demographic and economic change in the Asia-Pacific region, including family structure, kinship relations, the status of women, migration, and health policies; 5) Pacific island economic, cultural, and social change, management of natural resources, and trade and investment; 6) exploration, development, and consumption of oil, gas, coal, and minerals in the Asia-Pacific region, the U.S., and the Western hemisphere; 7) the influence of journalists, the press, and telecommunications on critical issues above; 8) kindergarten and higher education curricula development in the Asian-Pacific region.

Purpose of Program: The fellowship program is designed to give students the opportunity to undertake graduate studies at the University of Hawaii and interact with staff of the EWC on research subjects of interest to the center. Under-graduate and graduate fellowships are available to Pacific Islanders interested in studying in fields relevant to development needs of the Pacific islands region.

Eligibility Requirements: Preference is given to applicants for master's degree programs, but outstanding doctoral candidates also are considered. Applicants must be citizens of an Asian or Pacific country, a U.S. citizen, or permanent resident.

Number of Awards: Varies.

Duration of Awards: Master's candidates: up to 24 months; doctoral candidates: up to 48 months.

Amount of Awards: Contact the center. Awards cover tuition, books, accommodations, and academic expenses.

Application Deadlines: Applications are due on November 1. Transcripts, test scores, and letters of reference are due November 15. Awards are announced on April 1. Awards begin in early August.

Application Requirements: Applicants should contact the East-West Center at the address provided above for information regarding country-specific procedures. Specify citizenship in any letters of inquiry.

Title of Program 2: East-West Center Postdoctoral Fellowships

Description of Program: East-West Center provides fellowships for postdoctoral candidates interested in studies of relevance to the center. The fellowship is available for the following fields of study: environmentalism; economic development, cultural values, demographic studies, curriculum development, and political and social studies.

Purpose of Program: To support postdoctoral candidates in preparation of their dissertation for eventual publication.

Eligibility Requirements: The fellowship is open to citizens and permanent residents of the U.S., and citizens of Asian and Pacific countries who are: recent Ph.D. recipients whose dissertations deal with issues of contemporary Asia and the Pacific.

Number of Awards: 4-5.

Duration of Awards: Unlisted.

Amount of Awards: Awards cover round-trip airfare to Honolulu, a monthly stipend, shared office space, and library privileges.

Application Deadlines: January 1.

Application Requirements: Please contact:

Award Services Officer of the East-West Center
Box USP 94
1777 East-West Road
Honolulu, HI 96848

E-Mail:East-West Center

Green BallThe East-West Center Scholarship and Fellowship Information

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Harvard University: Committee for the Charles Bullard Fund for Forest Research

Harvard University: Committee for the Charles Bullard Fund for Forest Research

Committee for the Charles Bullard Fund for Forest Research
Green BallHarvard University


Green BallHarvard Forest


Petersham, MA 01366
USA

Title of Program: Green Ball The Bullard Fellowships in Forest Research

Description of Program: The Bullard Fellowships in Forest Research are offered annually by Harvard University to mid-career individuals in biological and physical sciences, and social and political studies to promote the advanced study, research, or integration of subjects relating to forested ecosystems.

Purpose of Program: The fellowships are designed to provide an opportunity for candidates to use the facilities at Harvard University and the Harvard Forest to further their scientific and professional growth.

Eligibility Requirements: Contact the Administrator.

Number of Awards: Varies. Offered annually.

Duration of Awards: Four months to 1 year.

Amount of Awards: The award includes a stipend of up to $30,000.

Application Deadlines: None. The fellowship can begin at any time of the year.

Application Requirements: Please contact the Committee for the Charles Bullard Fund for Forest Research at the following address:

Committee on the Charles Bullard Fund for Forest Research
Harvard Forest
Harvard University
P.O. Box 68
Petersham, MA 01366-0068 USA

Secretary to the Committee
TEL: 508/724-3302
FAX: 508/724-3595

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University of Illinois

University of Illinois
Dept. of Natural Resources and Environmental Science
1102 South Goodwin
W503 Turner Hall
Urbana, IL 61801
USA

Tel: (217) 333-2770

Title of Program: The J. Nelson Spaeth and William R. Boggess Graduate Fellowships in Forestry

Description of Program: The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Science at the University of Illinois offers two fellowships for candidates seeking to pursue a Master's degree in forestry.

Purpose of the Program: The J. Nelson Spaeth and William R. Boggess Graduate Fellowships in Forestry are awarded each year on a competitive basis to outstanding scholars pursuing the Master of Science degree in Forestry.

Eligibility Requirements: Contact the Administrator.

Number of Awards: Unlisted.

Amount of Award: Fellowships cover tuition and include an additional $1,000 per year stipend.

Duration of Award: Fellowships are for 1 year, but may be renewed for a second year, contingent upon satisfactory progress toward the degree.

Application Deadline: Contact the Administrator.

Application Requirements: For further information concerning the Spaeth or Boggess Graduate Fellowships in Forestry, please contact the Department of Forestry.

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International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis

International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis
Mr. Alan McDonald
American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Norton's Woods
136 Irving Street
Cambridge, MA 02138-1996
USA

Tel: (617) 576-5000

Title of Program: Young Scientists' Summer Program

Description of Program: The Young Scientists' Summer Program of the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis provides funding for predoctoral research at the institute.

Purpose of Program: To provide opportunities for second or third year predoctoral students to undertake research in a field of study that corresponds with the institute's areas of research and interest. Fields of study include: Ecologically sustainable development of the biosphere; acid rain; large International Rivers Project; population analysis; applications of heterogeneity dynamics; system and decision sciences; advanced computer science; technology, the economy, and society; and processes of international negotiations.

Eligibility Requirements: Candidates must be predoctoral candidates in their second or third year of research.

Number of Awards: Unlisted.

Duration of Awards: Unlisted.

Amount of Awards: Unlisted.

Application Deadlines: February 7 (annually)

Application Requirements: Contact: Mr. Alan McDonald at the above address.

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Green BallW. K. Kellogg Foundation

The Kellogg National Fellowship Program
W.K. Kellogg Foundation
P. O. Box 5196
Battle Creek, MI 49016-5196
USA

See: Green Ball The W.K. Kellogg Biological Station of Michigan State University

Title of Program: W.K. Kellogg Foundation National Fellowship Program

Description of Program: The W.K. Kellogg Foundation provides The National Fellowship Program to advance the careers of candidates who exhibit leadership potential. All fields are supported with emphasis upon agriculture, education, health, and leadership.

Purpose of Program: To foster the development of effective and broad leadership skills in candidates in the early stages of their careers.

Eligibility Requirements: Candidates must be citizens of the U.S. Applicants are judged upon leadership potential, not academic accomplishments.

Number of Awards: Up to 50.

Duration of Awards: 3 years.

Amount of Awards: In 1993-1994: $35,000 for 3 years. In addition, the foundation will pay 12.5 percent of the candidates' salary to their employer.

Application Deadlines: Unlisted.

Application Requirements: Contact the Kellogg National Fellowship Program for further information.

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Green Ball National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)

Barbara McDonald
Coordinator
Advanced Study Program
National Center for Atmospheric Research
P.O. Box 3000
Boulder, CO 80307-3000
USA

Title of Program: National Center for Atmospheric Research Graduate Research Assistantships

Description of Program: The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), in Boulder, Colorado, provides competitive research assistantships to graduate students seeking to undertake research in the atmospheric sciences and related subdisciplines.

Purpose of Program: To foster cooperative research between NCAR and academic institutions by providing limited support for graduate students in the field of atmospheric sciences. Fellows can undertake research in any field relevant to atmospheric sciences including: agronomy, natural resources, geological sciences, physics, water resources, biology, ecology, economics, and political science.

Eligibility Requirements: The student must intend to work on a Ph.D. thesis in cooperation with an NCAR program, and must be in residence at NCAR for the thesis research.

Number of Awards: Varies.

Duration of Awards: Unlisted.

Amount of Awards: The awards provide $10,700 to $11,400 annually; contingent upon passing of the doctoral comprehensive exam. In addition, funds are provided for research travel, and other activities, when available.

Application Deadlines: Proposals are evaluated quarterly and can be submitted four times during the year: October 1, January 1, April 1, and July 1.

Application Requirements: Contact Barbara McDonald, Coordinator, at the address provided above.

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Green BallNational Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Earth Science Support Office
300 D Street SW, Suite 840
Washington, DC 20024
USA

Tel: (202) 358-0000; (202) 358-1547

Title of Program: NASA Graduate Student Fellowships in Global Change Award

Description of Program: The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) provides fellowship opportunities for exceptional graduate students to undertake research at NASA operated facilities, and elsewhere, in pursuit of advanced degrees in several disciplines.

Purpose of Program: The program funds graduate research in climate and hydrologic systems, ecological systems and ecosystem dynamics, bio-geochemical dynamics, solid earth processes, solar influences, atmospheric chemistry and physics, ocean biology, cryospheric processes, data and information systems, geology, and human interactions.

Eligibility Requirements: Open, but preference is given to U.S. citizens and legal residents. Candidates must be admitted to, or enrolled in, a full-time Ph.D. program.

Number of Awards: Varies.

Duration of Awards: Unlisted.

Amount of Awards: The fellowship provides up to $20,000 per year to be used to defray the costs of living expenses, tuition, and fees.

Application Deadlines: April 1, annually.

Application Requirements: Contact: Earth Science Support Office at the address provided above.

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Oxford Forest Institute

Dr. Peter Kanowski
Master's Program Coordinator
Oxford Forest Institute
University of Oxford
Oxford 0X1 3RB
England

Tel: 44-865-275092
FAX: 44-865-275074

Title of Program: Master's Fellowship in Forestry: Forestry and its Relationship to Land Use

Description of Program: Through the University of Oxford, the Oxford Forest Institute offers a fellowship for candidates from less-developed countries to undertake graduate studies towards a master's degree in Forestry.

Application Deadline: April 4.

Application Requirements: Candidates currently must be living in a commonwealth country; must not be employed by a government department (national or local) or parastatal organization; must be willing to certify that otherwise they would be unable to afford the cost of studying in Britain; and must certify that they will return to their home country as soon as the award ends. In addition, candidates must have exceptional academic record with a first university degree at least equivalent to the British upper second class honours degree in biological sciences, and have at least one year's post-graduate experience working in forestry or a related discipline. For further information, please contact:

Peter Savill
Coordinator
Oxford Forestry Institute
Department of Plant Sciences
South Parks Rd.
Oxford 0X1 3RB
England
Tel: 44-865-275000
FAX: 44-865-275074

E-Mail:Peter Savill, Ph.D. - Oxford Forestry Institute

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Quebec Government, Canada (Gouvernement du Quebec, Canada)

Quebec Government, Canada (Gouvernement du Quebec, Canada)
Quebec Government House
630 Fifth Avenue
Suite 360
New York, NY 10111
USA

Tel: (212) 397-0200
FAX: (212) 757-4753

1. Quebec Merit Scholarship Program for American Students

2. Quebec Postdoctoral Fellowship Program for American Students

Title of Program 1: Quebec Merit Scholarship Program for American Students (1994-95)

Description of Program: Through the Quebec Merit Scholarship Program for American Students, the Government of Quebec provides an opportunity for Americans to pursue graduate degrees in several fields. Fields of study include: biotechnologies, the environment, information technologies, new materials, and space.

Purpose of Program: The scholarship is designed to develop cooperation between Quebec and other countries in areas that are of priority to the Government of Quebec.

Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must come from the U.S., be able to obtain a student visa, and have a good knowledge of French.

Number of Awards: Unlisted.

Duration of Awards: 1 year, with possible renewal.

Amount of Awards: Up to $9,600 (Canadian) for 1 year. This sum provides funds for travel, tuition, living expenses, books, thesis costs, and other expenditures.

Application Deadlines: January 20.

Application Requirements: Contact: Dr. Myrna Delson Karan, the Education Attaché, at the address provided above.

Title of Program 2: Quebec Postdoctoral Fellowship Program for American Students (1994-95)

Description of Program: Through the Quebec Merit Scholarship Program for American Students, the government of Quebec provides an opportunity for Americans to pursue graduate degrees in several fields. Fields of study include biotechnologies, the environment, information technologies, new materials, and space studies.

Purpose of Program: The scholarship is designed to develop cooperation between Quebec and other countries in areas that are of priority to the government of Quebec.

Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must be U.S. citizens; have earned a doctorate within the last 5 years; have sufficient knowledge of French; submit a research project; and have been accepted to conduct research at a university in Quebec.

Number of Awards: Unlisted.

Duration of Awards: 1 year, with possible renewal.

Amount of Awards: The award provides a monthly allowance of $2,000 (Canadian) paid for a maximum period of one academic year. This includes funds for travel, medical, and living expenses.

Application Deadlines: March 4.

Application Requirements: Contact: Dr. Myrna Delson Karan, the Education Attaché, at the address provided above.

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Green Ball The Rockefeller Foundation

The Rockefeller Foundation
1133 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036
USA

Tel: (212) 869-8500
FAX: (212) 764-3468
Telex: 224862 Rockefeller (RCA)
Cable: Rockfound New York

Title of Program: Sub-Saharan Africa Dissertation Internship Awards

Description of Program: The Rockefeller Foundation offers the Sub-Saharan Africa Dissertation Internship Awards to support African doctoral students, enrolled in U.S. and Canadian universities, in conducting dissertation research in Africa. The research is to be conducted in association with a local African university or research institution to help facilitate the students' transition to a productive and professional career when they return to Africa.

Purpose of Program: To increase the quality of advanced studies available overseas for outstanding African scholars, and to enhance the training and skills required of awardees in advancing economic development in Africa.

Eligibility Requirements: Open to citizens of Sub-Saharan Africa enrolled in U.S. or Canadian universities. Candidates must be doctoral students and have finished all course work and qualifying exams prior to receiving an award. Priority is given to research topics in agriculture, health, and life sciences. Other proposals are considered if they relate to economic development or poverty reduction in Africa. Projects must involve field observation or use of facilities available only in Africa. Students should plan to be in the field for at least 1 year. The interns are selected through a highly competitive process that includes nomination by faculty advisers or directors of host institutions. The proposal must be approved by the candidate's advisor prior to submission.

Number of Awards: Contact the program assistant for current information.

Duration of Awards: At least 1 year.

Amount of Awards: Maximum of $20,000 to cover the costs of field research, round-trip international travel, living expenses in Africa, local transportation, and research-related costs. In addition, the foundation will provide $2,500 to the African host institution to cover administrative costs for the student, and funds for one visit to the field site by the faculty advisor. In some cases, funding may also be provided to allow the African host institution supervisor to attend the dissertation defense.

Application Deadlines: October 1 and March 1. Candidates should submit their applications well in advance of the expected field work starting date.

Application Requirements: There is no standard application form. Applicants should send preliminary inquiries before sending a full proposal. Proposals should be in English, and include the following: (1) a dissertation proposal (max. 15 pages, double-spaced); (2) three letters of reference, sent directly to the foundation; (3) a letter from the sponsor of the host institution in Africa confirming that it can provide necessary services; (4) a budget; (5) a letter of endorsement from an appropriate official of the principal funding agency (i.e., for those students who have received financial support for their graduate studies); (6) official postgraduate transcripts and curriculum vitae; (7) a complete "basic data sheet" (provided by the foundation); and (8) a letter from the administrative office of the U.S. or Canadian university, confirming their willingness to administer the award without charge. For additional information, contact the Program Assistant, African Dissertation Internships, The Rockefeller Foundation.

Other Programs:

1. Natural Resource Management: To increase the knowledge of how natural resources contribute to sustainable food production, to broaden understanding of the impact of agriculture upon these resources, and to apply knowledge to improve agriculture and resource use. The focus is upon Mexico.

2. Global Environment: Building Human Capital: To identify and train mid-career professional in business, science, government, and public service in interdisciplinary and inter-sectoral approaches to preserving the environment, promoting equitable and sustainable development, and promoting foreign agreements to accomplish these goals. Emphasis is upon Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Nigeria, and the former Soviet Republics.

Contact the Rockefeller Foundation at the address provided above for information about these programs in 1996 and beyond.

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Green Ball United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Asia Environmental Partnership
U.S. Agency for International Development
320 21st St. NW, Suite 3319
Washington, DC 20523-0047

Tel: (202) 647-9064
FAX: (202) 647-7368

General Information:

USAEP/IRG
1720 I Street NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20006
Tel: (202) 835-0333
FAX: (202) 835-0366

Red BallU.S.-AEP Information Gopher - USAID

Title of Program: United States Agency for International Development (USAID) USAEP Secretariat Asia Environmental Partnership

Description of Program: The program provides grants that support efforts of local people to understand and use their natural forest and marine resources for subsistence and commercial purposes while conserving the region's biodiversity; opportunities for Asians to contact the providers of U.S. environmental goods and services; and for Americans to learn about business opportunities through USAEP-funded technology cooperation offices in Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand; for information provision, advisory services, and innovative financing methods for clean power, water, wastewater, municipal solid waste and hazardous waste projects in Asia and the Pacific.

Purpose of Program: The program aims to enhance opportunities for American and Asian cooperation through exchanges, fellowships, and training in various fields and, to fund programs providing technical assistance for specific environmental problems in the region.

Application Requirements: Contact the administrator of the Asia Environmental Partnership at the address provided above for additional information.

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Green Ball United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Public Information Center (MD143)
Environmental Education Grants
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
1200 Sixth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101
USA

Green Ball United States Environmental Protection Agency - Grants and Fellowships

Green Ball US-EPA, National Center for Environmental Research and Quality Assurance: Science To Achieve Results *(STAR) Graduate Environmental Education Fellowships

Green Paw US-EPA Science To Achieve Results *(STAR) Graduate Environmental Education Fellowships

Title of Program: Environmental Education Grant Program

Description of Program: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Environmental Education Grant Program provides institutional funding for education.

Purpose of Program: To provide various organizations with funding to apply to educational programs.

Eligibility Requirements: Individuals are not eligible to apply for these grants. Organizations such as colleges or universities, State education or environmental agencies, school districts, local or tribal educational agencies, nonprofit organizations, and noncommercial educational broadcasters may apply for awards.

Number of Awards: Varies depending upon funding.

Duration of Awards: Varies.

Amount of Awards: Although grants can range up to $250,000, the EPA is encouraging requests for $5,000 or less.

Application Deadlines: Preapplications are due October 14. Awards are given in April of the following year.

Application Requirements: To receive information about the program in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington: call Sally Hanft, EPA Region 10 Environmental Education Grant Coordinator at 18004244372. In other areas, please write to the address listed above.

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Green BallUniversiti Brunei Darussalam (University of Brunei Darussalam)

The Coordinator
Kuala Belalong Research Fellowship
University of Brunei Darussalam
Bandar Seri Begawan
Brunei Darussalam

Tel: (673) 242-7001
FAX: (673) 242-7003

Title of Program: Kuala Belalong Research Fellowship

Description of program: The University of Brunei Darussalam in Brunei offers a fellowship to undertake research in biodiversity and tropical rain forest ecology (mixed dipterocarp forest) at the Kuala Belalong Field Studies Center run by the university. Facilities will be available for laboratory work at the university. For further information, contact the coordinator at the address provided above.

See also:

Green BallUniversiti Brunei Darussalam (University of Brunei Darussalam)

BRUNEI DARUSSALAM GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIP TENABLE AT UNIVERSITY OF BRUNEI DARUSSALAM FOR STUDENTS FROM ASEAN AND ISESCO COUNTRIES

Under a special scholarship scheme for students from ASEAN and ISESCO countries, the Government of His Majesty Paduka Seri Baginda Sultan dan Yang Di-Pertuan Negara Brunei Darussalam offers scholarships for every academic year, tenable at Universiti Brunei Darussalam. Five scholarships are allocated for ASEAN students and another five for students from ISESCO countries.

The ASEAN student scholarship scheme has been offered since 1985 and ISESCO students are only enrolled beginning 1993. It aims at providing opportunities for students who are citizens of ASEAN and ISESCO countries to attend undergraduate degree programmes at Universiti Brunei Darussalam. The scholarship is tenable for the full period of a four year degree programme.


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A Guide to Grants, Fellowships, and Scholarships in International Forestry and Natural Resources
By: Damon A. Job


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