Fellowship is co-sponsored by Society for Conservation Biology and the Cedar Tree Foundation for international postdoctoral students in the field of conservation, Washington, 2013
Scholarship Program: 2013 Smith Postdoctoral Fellowship in Conservation Research
Type of Award: Fellowship
Nationality: Fellowship is available for U.S. citizen and Non U.S. citizen.
Employer: Fellowship is awarded by Society for Conservation Biology and the Cedar Tree Foundation.
Level of study: Fellowship is open for postdoctoral students.
Subject(s): Fellowship in the field of conservation.
Duration: Funds are available for 2 years.
Number of awards: The number of awards is not specified.
Am I eligible? To be eligible individuals must have completed their doctorate within the past five years or by the time the award is made in 2013. Applicants who have not yet completed their doctorate must clearly indicate on the application the date the degree is expected.
How do I apply? All materials must be submitted electronically .
What does it cover? Each Fellow will receive an annual salary of $50,000 plus benefits, with the post-doctoral position expected to run for two consecutive years. In addition to the stipend, each Fellow receives a travel budget of $8,000 and a research fund of $32,000 over the 2-year fellowship period.
Scholarship Description: The purpose of the David H. Smith Conservation Research Fellowship is: To create opportunities for leading conservation biologists to strengthen their skills through two years of applied post-doctoral research, supplemented by training programs, peer networking, and field learning experiences; so that they may: 1. Build productive partnerships with conservation practitioners; and 2. Contribute and communicate scientific knowledge to problems of critical importance in conservation.
Application closing date: All applications materials must be received by September 21, 2012.