Offered by the Forest History Society, the Walter S. Rosenberry Fellowship provides a $15,000 stipend to support the doctoral research of a graduate student attending a university in North America and whose research contributes to forest and conservation history, regardless of geographic location. Research focus on the historic relationships between humans, forests, and related resources is required. Examples of acceptable topics include:
- forest landscape change and history
- invasive species
- forest and ecosystem management
- forest policy and institutions
- resource-dependent communities
- private land ownership
- science and technology developments
The recipient is selected on the basis of merit: proposals are judged in terms of overall significance, achievability, quality of presentation, academic record, and relevance to forest history. Submission guidelines and additional information are available at the Forest History Society's Rosenberry Graduate Fellowship page.
Deadline is March 1, 2018. Winner are announced by mid-May.
Andrea Anderson, Administrative Assistant