Richard Evans Schultes Research Award

DEADLINE, March 15th, 2015.

The Schultes Award was created in 2001 to honor th

e late Dr. Richard Evans Schultes. The award is to be presented annually to a graduate student who is a members of the Society, orschultes a member who has received their degree within a year.

Richard E. Schultes (12 January 1915-10 April 2001): A Tribute by Sir Ghillean T. Prance (includes Schultes bibliography)

Richard E. Schultes – Academy of Achievement Biography

The Society for Economic Botany announces the offering of an annual student research award(s) of up to $2500. The award is intended to help defray the costs of field work on a topic related to economic botany. Competition is limited to graduate students who are members of the Society, or

members who have received their degree within a year. Applicants will be judged by an ad-hoc committee of Society members and awards will be granted by June 30 each year. Recipients are expected to submit a manuscript based upon their proposed research for publication in Economic Botany.

Proposals should include:
1) An email message from your major advisor confirming current MS, PhD or Post-doc status. They may provide a supporting letter of recommendation as well. email to: schultesaward@econbot.org

2) Each applicant must submit a single .pdf file whi

ch includes;

  1. a) 2 pages describing the proposed research including literature cited,
    b) 1 page tabular budget which identifies how funds will be allocated,
    c) 1 page resume

3) Name your file correctly using first initial_lastname (Ex: j_smith.doc)

4) Email proposal to schultesaward@econbot.org. You should receive an email confirmation of receipt of your materials within 72 hours. If you do not, please contact seb@econbot.org.

Schultes Award Reporting Protocol

Within nine months of receiving the award, the recipient will submit one to two page double-spaced narrative of their respective project that includes:

  1. a) Title of project, year of grant, your name, affiliated organizations
    b) Contacts made (people & organizations) that were helpful
    c) Geographic and place names of research locations
    d) Description of vegetation and terrain
    e) Where the collections are / will be deposited
    f) Broader impacts / significance of research
    g) One or two photos

Hugo De Boer, 2012 recipient, Uppsala University, “Steam sauna, hot beds and mother roasting: Medicinal plants and postpartum recovery among the Brou, Sake and Kry (Laos).”

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