The following funding call is closing February 1, 2016:
Los Angeles Urban Natural Resources Sustainability Science
Fellowship Application 2016
The Los Angeles Center for Urban Natural Resources Sustainability (“LA Center”) operates through a partnership among the USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station, Urban Ecosystems & Social Dynamics Program; the USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Region, State & Private Forestry, Cooperative Forestry: Urban and Community Forestry; the City of Los Angeles, Department of Recreation & Parks; and City Plants. The partners work jointly to oversee the LA Center in urban natural resources stewardship and promote adaptive management, technology transfer and science. The LA Center’s mission is to serve as a “Research Destination Hub” where key environmental, urban ecosystem, urban natural resource and socioeconomic studies will enhance the urban forests, urban waterways, urban wildlife, green infrastructure and lives throughout the Los Angeles metropolitan area. The LA Center is a physical place to focus research and technology transfer as well as a hub in the network of relationships among a growing community of scholars, policy makers, cooperators and their facilities focused on urban natural resources sustainability.
PURPOSE OF THE FELLOWSHIP
The Los Angeles Urban Natural Resources Sustainability Science Fellowship is a new program of the LA Center. The Fellowship provides research and science-delivery opportunities for graduate students from a diversity of academic disciplines and sociodemographic backgrounds. Selected Fellows conduct projects that contribute to the core mission and vision of the LA Center. Fellows receive a stipend of $5,000 and are required to develop a poster and present their research findings through a webinar at the close of the fellowship period.
Applications are due February 1, 2016, and applicants will be notified in late March 2016.