The Garden Club of America is offering fellowship for PhD candidates to promote the study of medicinal botany. Students must be currently enrolled in PhD programs at recognized universities or recent graduates who have received their degrees in the last five years. Anne S. Chatham Fellowship in Medicinal Botany will provide one grant award of $4,000 annually. Scholarship application deadline is February 1, 2013.
Study Subject(s): Medicinal Botany
Course Level: This scholarship is available for pursuing PhD degree level.
Scholarship Provider: Garden Club of America
Scholarship can be taken at: USA
– Eligible candidates include students currently enrolled in PhD programs at recognized universities and recent graduates who have received their degrees in the last five years.
– An important aspect of the award is that it is intended to enable a student to pursue an avenue of research that might otherwise prove closed.
– Selection of candidates for the award will be by a panel of botanists specializing in Economic Botany and Ethno-botany.
Scholarship Open for International Students: This Scholarship is only open for USA Students.
Scholarship Description: The Garden Club of America is pleased to announce a fellowship open to Ph.D. candidates and recent Ph.D.s to promote the study of medicinal botany. The fellowship was established to protect and preserve knowledge about the medicinal use of plants, and thus prevent the disappearance of plants with therapeutic potential. Providing this research opportunity for botanists can, in turn, assist medical science in its ability to protect lives, alleviate suffering, and develop new medicines. The fellowship was created and endowed by a generous contribution from Anne S. Chatham, a member of the Garden Club of America’s Scholarship Committee and a member of the Jupiter Island Garden Club.
Number of awards offered: One award is offered.
Duration of award(s): Not known
What does it cover? The Anne S. Chatham Fellowship in Medicinal Botany will provide one grant award of $4,000 annually.
Selection criteria: Fellowship recipient will be selected by a panel of botanists appointed by the Missouri Botanical Garden and is subject to approved by the Garden Club of America Scholarship Committee.
Notification: Not Known
How to Apply: The mode of applying is by post.
Scholarship Application Deadline: Do submit your applications till February 1, 2013.