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Welcome Forums Open Forum Research+Outreach Grant: Botany in Action Fellowship now open for applications!

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    Maria Wheeler-Dubas

    The Botany in Action Fellowship program at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Pittsburgh, PA, fosters the development of the next generation of plant-based scientists who are committed, first, to excellent research, and second, to educational outreach. Open to PhD students enrolled at US graduate institutions and conducting plant-based scientific research, the program provides each fellow with: 1) $5,000 for use towards research-related expenses at sites in the US or abroad, 2) an all-expenses paid trip to Phipps, to engage in science outreach training and opportunities to translate and communicate their research to non-scientific, public audiences through written, visual and/or oral means, (contingent on the COVID19 situation) and 3) subsequent opportunities to connect their research with the public through programs, exhibits, and other outreach venues.

    Check out the attached CFP or our website for full details: https://www.phipps.conservatory.org/green-innovation/for-the-world/botany-in-action/call-for-proposals

    Proposal Deadline: All proposal materials must be received by 11:59 p.m. EST on Jan. 7, 2022.

    Timeline: BIA Fellows will be announced by early March and funding disbursed in late March 2022.

    Questions? Direct any questions to Dr. Maria Wheeler-Dubas, Science Education Outreach Manager at mwheeler-dubas@phipps.conservatory.org.