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GCA Awards in Tropical Botany (Doctorate/Award/Prize)
Katherine M. Grosscup Scholarships (Graduate, Undergraduate/Scholarship)

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GCA Awards in Tropical Botany (Doctorate/Award/Prize)

Purpose: To assist doctoral candidates enrolled in a U.S. PhD program to undertake field work in the tropics. Focus:

Botany. Qualif.: Applicants must be completing the requirements for a PhD in Botany within two years and are enrolled in a United States university. Criteria: Applicants must already be PhD candidates. Applicants are selected based on the committee's review of the application materials.

Funds Avail.: $5,500. Number Awarded: varies. To Apply: Applicants must submit a curriculum vitae; a two-page of statement of proposed research; personal letter describing plans for the future and commitment to tropical conservation; letter of recommendation from the student's graduate advisor. Contact: Andrea Santy; Senior Program Officer; 202-822-3447; [email protected]

Katherine M. Grosscup Scholarships (Graduate, Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide financial assistance to students who wish to pursue study of horticulture and related field. Focus: Horticulture. Qualif.: Applicants must be current college sophomores, juniors, seniors or master's degree candidates majoring in horticulture. Criteria: Applicants will be selected based on the committee's review of the application materials and personal interview.

Funds Avail.: $3,000. Number Awarded: varies. To Apply: Applicants must submit a completed application form; one letter of recommendation; transcript of college record. Deadline: January.