Applications are invited for Charles Bullard Fellowship in Forest Research for the academic year 2016-2017. Fellowships are generally awarded to individuals in mid-career who have established themselves in academia, public service, or in the private sector.
The Fellowships carry stipends up to $40,000 or more if necessary; the amount of each award depends on the professional status and needs of the recipient and the duration of the Fellowship.
The application deadline is February 1 in any given year.
Study Subject(s): Fellowship is available in Forest Research. Research areas include, for example, forest ecology, tree physiology, forest soils, forest resource management, conservation and biodiversity issues, environmental policy, industrial ecological issues and management processes, forest land planning and public policy.
Course Level: Fellowship is awarded to pursue research programme.
Scholarship Provider: Harvard University, USA
Scholarship can be taken at: USA
Eligibility: Bullard Fellowships are generally awarded to individuals in mid-career who have established themselves in academia, public service, or in the private sector. For those in academic careers, preference is ordinarily given to holders of doctoral degrees, but others whose projects show promise of important contributions to forestry and forest studies, broadly defined, will be considered in terms of the likelihood that study and research at Harvard will help fulfill this promise.
Judgments of the Committee are based primarily on the quality of the applicant’s professional accomplishments, academic record, and potential benefits from interaction with the Harvard community and its institutional resources.
Please note: This is not a post-doctoral program; recent PhD graduates are generally not appropriate candidates for a Bullard Fellowship.
Scholarship Open for International Students: US and international applicants are eligible to apply for this fellowship programme.
Scholarship Description: The Charles Bullard fellowship program supports advanced research and study by individuals who show promise of making an important contribution, either as scholars or administrators, to forestry and forest-related subjects including biology, earth sciences, economics, politics, administration, philosophy, humanities, the arts, or law.
Number of award(s): Not Known
Duration of award(s): Fellowships may start at any time after September 1 and must be between 6 and 12 months in duration.
What does it cover? The Fellowships carry stipends up to $40,000 or more if necessary; the amount of each award depends on the professional status and needs of the recipient and the duration of the Fellowship. Fellows have the option of having the award paid either to themselves or to the Fellow’s employer. In most cases, the stipend will supplement income received for devoting a period to research, e.g., sabbatical leave pay for an individual in academic life, appointments with federal support for training of individuals in federal public service, or educational leave with pay for individuals in the private sector.
Selection criteria: Judgments of the Committee are based primarily on the quality of the applicant’s professional accomplishments, academic record, and potential benefits from interaction with the Harvard community and its institutional resources.
Notification: Successful candidates are notified around April 1. Fellowships may begin after September 1 of any given year.
How to Apply: The on-line application requires:
-Personal Data Sheet
-Letters of recommendations from 3 Referees providing a perspective of the applicant’s proposed program and his/her personal and professional qualifications for carrying it out. Applicants will need to provide the 3 referees’ names and contact information on-line.
-Please Note: The First time you have entered a referee’s email address and press either save or submit applicants application, an email will be automatically sent to the referee with instructions on how to submit the reference on-line. While applicants are welcome to wait to submit their applications until Feb. 1, it is strongly recommended that an initial application with the 3 referees’ email addresses be saved as soon as possible to allow the referee time to complete his or her part by Feb. 4, the deadline for reference submissions.
-A statement describing the applicant’s professional career to date, proposing a research program at Harvard and evaluating this program in terms of its potential contribution to the applicant’s future professional career.
-Financial support requested from the Bullard Fund; other support expected, including sabbatical year pay, other educational leave with pay, and research support. Express in U.S. dollars.
-2 page CV including
-Colleges and universities; dates of attendance and degrees received
-Professional positions held since graduating college
-Academic prizes and honors, if any
-List of up to 10 most significant books, articles, reports, etc.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is February 1 in any given year.