The Morton Arboretum is recruiting applicants for 2018 summer undergraduate fellowships
, which runs for 10 weeks and covers housing and a generous stipend. Each fellow works closely under one scientist. Morton Arboretum scientists cover a broad range of topics: basic tree biology, forest ecology, arboriculture, biomechanics, root biology, soil science, population biology, genetics, phylogenetics, systematics, conservation biology, and restoration ecology. The program endeavors to promote critical thinking, self-confidence, and perseverance, while helping prepare students for graduate studies and professional careers in science-related fields.
Information on the Morton Arboretum can be found here
and information on research at the Arboretum can be found here
. Students are encouraged to contact lead scientists directly to discuss potential areas of study. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
with any general questions.