The Center for Plant Conservation is accepting applications for the Catherine H. Beattie Fellowship to promote conservation of rare and endangered flora in the United States, with preference given to students whose projects focus on the endangered flora of the Carolinas and southeastern United States.
Donor Name: Center for Plant Conservation
State: New Jersey
County: All Counties
Type of Grant: Fellowship
Size of the Grant: $4,500
Each year, The Garden Club of America (GCA) and the CPC together award the Catherine H. Beattie Fellowship to graduate students in biology, horticulture, or a related field. The fellowship was established to honor Catherine H. Beattie who served as a director and board member of the GCA and served as president from 1981 to 1983. The first fellowship was given by the Fullerton Foundation in 1983.
Provides one annual research grant of up to $4,500, 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.
Open to graduate students in biology, botany, ecology, horticulture, or a related field. Preference is given to students whose projects focus on a specific rare plant species native to the United States, with special consideration for the endangered flora of the Carolinas and southeastern United States. Eligibility is limited to U.S. Citizens and permanent residents who are enrolled in a U.S. – based institution.
To apply: Please submit a project narrative detailing proposed research. Items to submit:
- one page cover letter (~400 words)
- two page (maximum) project narrative (the page limit excludes citations)
- one page project budget and timeline
- curriculum vitae
- letter of recommendation from major advisor or equivalent
For more information, visit Catherine H. Beattie Fellowship.