Ugalde-Forsyth Fellowship in Tropical Ecology, Restoration, and Conservation: Osa Conservation Campus, Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica

Agency
Osa Conservation
Location
Osa Conservation Campus, Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica
Job Category
Fellowships & Scholarships
Salary
$14,000 covers stipend, room & board, equipment, and travel
Start Date
07/01/2021
Last Date to Apply
05/31/2021
Website
https://osaconservation.org/opportunities/conservation-fellowship/
Description
Osa Conservation invites applicants to the 2021 Ugalde-Forsyth Fellowship in Tropical Ecology, Restoration, and Conservation. We are seeking innovative and ambitious early career scientists and graduate level students who are interested in researching the next big topics in tropical ecology, restoration, and conservation; and the best ways to tell the story of habitat and biodiversity conservation. If you want to live and work at our Osa Conservation Campus for 6 months in the heart of Osa Peninsula’s rainforest, in Costa Rica’s southern Pacific region, then we welcome you to apply. While we have provided a list of Osa Conservation’s research focus areas on our website, the research possibilities for fellows are only limited by the applicant’s creativity. Pitch your idea, we are excited to hear from you. Fellows will live at our Piro Biological Research Station in the Osa Peninsula near Puerto Jimenez. The scholarships are valued at $14,000 and the 6-month fellowships can start in July 2021. The exact start dates are flexible (earlier start dates will be given preference). All you need to do to apply is send your CV, a 1-page project proposal, and a short video (maximum 3 minutes long) explaining why you and your project are the best choices for this fellowship to fellowship@osaconservation.org. Use the subject line “Ugalde-Forsyth Fellowship”. You can learn more about the 2021 Ugalde-Forsyth Fellowship and Osa Conservation by visiting our website. Osa Conservation’s COVID-19 Field Protocols are also listed on the website. The deadline to apply is 30th of June 2021.
Qualifications
Ideal candidates are ambitious and innovative, and want to do fieldwork in a tropical environment. Speaking and writing Spanish is encouraged. Priority will be given to applicants who have completed at least 1 semester of graduate school. Matching funding is a benefit. To apply All you need to do to apply is send your CV, a 1-page project proposal, and a short video (maximum 3 minutes long) explaining why you and your project are the best choices for this fellowship to fellowship@osaconservation.org. Use the subject line “Ugalde-Forsyth Fellowship”.
Contact Person
Jacob Blandford
Contact eMail
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