Richard Evans Schultes Research Award

The Schultes Award was created in 2001 to honour the late Dr. Richard Evans Schultes. One or more awards of up to $2500 are presented annually to students and recent graduates who are members of the Society for Economic Botany to help defray fieldwork costs on a topic related to economic botany.Richard E. Schultes (12... Continue Reading →

Defining Ethnobotany Award

The ‘Defining Ethnobotany Award’ was created in 2021 with the aim of diversifying perspectives on what ethnobotany means to people from various backgrounds and fields. Applicants for this award must be SEB student members and should create a <1 minute video responding to the question “What is ethnobotany to me?”. The video should express what ethnobotany... Continue Reading →

How to work for the US Government- the Presidential Management Fellowship

By Matthew Bond, SEB At-large Student Committee Member, Botany PhD from the University of Hawai'i. ~3,000 words, 20 minute reading time. Are you interested in career opportunities outside of academia? SEB Member Grady Zuiderveen is currently working for the U.S. Forest Service while completing a prestigious Presidential Management Fellowship (PMF). To learn more about PMF, we... Continue Reading →

Indigenous Biocultural Exchange Fund

Great opportunity to sponsor you or our SEB affiliates! The Indigenous Biocultural Exchange (IBEX) Fund provides financial assistance to an individual to attend global biocultural events/exchanges or meetings of international significance which impacts the applicant’s home territory or region. This fund supports indigenous peoples and local communities to have a voice in the policies and... Continue Reading →

Richard Evans Schultes Research Award

DEADLINE, March 15th, 2017. The Schultes Award was created in 2001 to honor the late Dr. Richard Evans Schultes. The award is to be presented annually to a graduate student who is a member of the Society, or a member who has received their degree within a year. Richard E. Schultes (12 January 1915-10 April 2001):... Continue Reading →

$5,000 research grant, training and more

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Jan 13, 2017 Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens (Pittsburgh, PA) is currently accepting proposals for its 2017 Botany in Action Fellowship program, which fosters the development of the next generation of plant-based scientists who are committed, first, to excellent research, and second, to educational outreach. Open to PhD students enrolled at US graduate... Continue Reading →

Chatham Fellowship

The Garden Club of America’s Anne S. Chatham Fellowship in Medicinal Botany provides at least one grant award of $4,500 annually to support research related to medicinal plants. An important aspect of the award is that it is intended to enable a student to pursue an avenue of research that might otherwise prove closed. Accordingly,... Continue Reading →

Study abroad program in Dharamsala, India

Study abroad program in Dharamsala, India By AurĂ©lie Jacquet Who has never dreamt of travelling to unknown places, discovering new cultures and sharing everyday life with local families? If this is your dream, well you are lucky. The Emory's Tibetan Studies Program offers two semester-long Study Abroad programs, administered by Emory's Center for International Program... Continue Reading →

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