Diversity in Conservation Fellowship (closes 2/8/2019)

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Diversity in Conservation Fellowship (closes 2/8/2019)

The Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program at the University of Washington is a diverse, committed, and creative community from around the country that aims to change the face, practice and future of conservation.

What we do: We support emerging conservation scholars in developing innovative perspectives and skills by providing opportunities to strengthen connections between nature conservation, identities, and environmental justice.

Who we’re looking for: We are looking for 20 undergraduates who reflect cross-cultural perspectives with an emphasis on students from underrepresented groups in the conservation field.

The details:
Multi-year program, 8-weeks per summer (mid-June through mid-August)
Location: Washington State
Paid travel, lodging, and food
Additional stipend: $4,000/summer, total $8,000
Application opens: November 13, 2018

More about the program:

Year One: Scholars engage in field excursions facilitated by diverse conservation professionals and gain experience with interdisciplinary conservation practices while exploring the intersections of nature conservation, identities, and environmental justice. Learn more here: https://bit.ly/2PeQdHX

Year Two: Scholars engage in internships with a government agency, community, or non-governmental organization that is positioned within the conservation field or that works at the intersections of nature conservation, identities, and environmental justice.

Learn more and apply here: http://uwconservationscholars.org/program/apply/