This grant supports the study of and research in ecological restoration, and aims to advance knowledge and increase the numbers of scientists in this field. Preference will be given to projects that include field research conducted in the United States.
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GCA Summer Scholarship in Field Botany
The GCA Summer Scholarship in Field Botany provides $2,000 for undergraduates and master’s students to gain additional knowledge and experience through summer field study in botany. The field program may be in North, Central, or South America, with preference given to programs located in the U.S.
The Garden Club of America/Royal Horticultural Society Interchange Fellowships
To foster British-American interchange of scholars and information in horticulture, landscape architecture, and related fields, the RHS Interchange Fellowship provides up to 12,000 GBP for one American student to spend ten months working and studying at leading UK horticultural centers or gardens.
GCA Awards in Tropical Botany
The GCA Awards in Tropical Botany support doctoral candidates to pursue independent field study in the tropical botany. The award provides up to $5,500, and is intended to promote tropical forest preservation by increasing the number of botanists with field experience.
Catherine H. Beattie Fellowship
Provides one annual research grant of up to $4500, regarded as compensation for work at a botanical garden by the student, who jointly serves the program of the Center for Plant Conservation and his/her curricular studies.
Frances M. Peacock Scholarship for Native Bird Habitat
Financial assistance to college seniors and graduate students to study habitat-related issues that will benefit threatened or endangered bird species and lend useful information for land management decisions.
Anne S. Chatham Fellowship in Medicinal Botany
This fellowship supports research related to medicinal plants. Eligible candidates include students in any field of specialty who are currently enrolled in PhD programs at recognized universities and recent graduates who have received their degrees in the last five years.
GCA Award in Coastal Wetlands Studies
This $5,000 award supports young scientists in their fieldwork and research in coastal wetlands (defined as those tidal or nontidal wetlands found in the coastal states, including those of the Great Lakes). Open to graduate students pursuing advanced degrees in coastal wetlands science.
Loy McCandless Marks Scholarship In Tropical Ornamental Horticulture
Funds one student in even numbered years. For well-qualified U.S. undergraduates (above the freshman year) or graduate students from U.S. colleges and universities to assist in their study of tropical ornamental horticulture at an appropriate foreign institution.
The Douglass Dockery Thomas Fellowship in Garden History and Design
Annual grant for the study of history and design in the American garden. Also intended to look to the future of gardens, their place in the environment. Project study would have wide scope. Open to graduate students for study and research at a US institution.