Los Angeles Center for Urban Natural Resources Sustainability 2021 Science Fellowship Application
The Los Angeles Center for Urban Natural Resources Sustainability (The LA Urban Center) operates through a partnership among the USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station, Urban Ecosystems & Social Dynamics Program; the USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Region, State & Private Forestry, Cooperative Forestry: Urban and Community Forestry; the City of Los Angeles, Department of Recreation & Parks, and City Plants, Cal Fire, CA Urban Forests Council, Tree People, Amigos de Los Rios, and others.

The LA Urban Center’s Science Fellowship provides research and science-delivery opportunities for graduate students from a diversity of academic disciplines and sociodemographic backgrounds. Selected Fellows conduct projects that contribute to the core mission and vision of the LA Urban Center. Fellows receive a stipend of $5,000 and are required to develop and deliver a presentation summarizing findings to date at culminating seminar in spring 2022. As a final product, fellows submit a brief technical report as well as a product for a more general audience, showcasing main findings.

Please complete the following application by 5:00 pm PST, March 12, 2021.

Please email Rachel O'Leary via rachel.oleary@lacity.org if you have any issues with submission or any questions regarding the process. You can also submit your application via email to Rachel.

For more information on the LA Urban Center, visit: http://laurbanresearchcenter.org/

To review the 2021 Fellowship Application Announcement, visit http://laurbanresearchcenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/LA-Urban-Center-2020-Fellowship-Announcement.pdf.

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