$3,835
Avg. Amount Awarded
72
Days
January 31 2019
Application Deadline
6
Awarded last year
No
Renewable
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Description

The Intertribal Timber Council (ITC), in partnership with the USDA Forest Service Southern Research Station is pleased to announce scholarship opportunities for Native American students who are planning or currently conducting tribally relevant research in a natural resource issue. Deadline: January 31, 2018, 5:00 p.m. PST. Award of up to $4,000. The ITC Research Scholarship is designed to support tribally relevant, natural resource based, research being conducted by Native American scholars (graduate or undergraduate). Required Material: The ITC Research Sub-Committee will review and rank only those applications that completely address the following criteria: 1. letter of application. The letter must include your name, permanent mailing address, email address and phone number. Discuss your current educational program and how the proposed research fits into both your degree in natural resources and your future plans; 2. resume; 3. evidence of validated enrollment in a federally recognized tribe or Alaska Native Corporation, as established by the U.S. Government. A photocopy of your enrollment card, front and back, or Certificate of Indian Blood (CIB) is sufficient; 4. mini research proposal. Please keep this concise (4 page maximum not counting budget and justification). Required elements include a) abstract stating research merit and explaining how this research is relevant to tribal natural resource interests b) timeline and methodology c) dissemination plan, including a tribal component d) budget and budget justification; 5. letters of reference/support from an Academic advisor or committee member is required. Additionally, a second letter of support from a tribal resource manager or a tribal representative with tribal approval of the project or the relevancy of the project to the tribe is required. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications should be submitted electronically by email (itc1@teleport.com), or (fax: 503-282-1274). Questions regarding the application process can be submitted to ITC (itc1@teleport.com) (phone 503-282-4296) or Adrian Leighton, chair of the ITC Research Sub-Committee (adrian_leighton@skc.edu).

Amount Details

$4,000
Low Amount Awarded
$23,008
Total Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student or a graduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university or a four-year college
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US
  • CheckmarkRestricted by race for American Indian/Alaska Native students
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Natural Sciences, Natural Resources

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Contact
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itc1@teleport.com
Tel: 503-282-4296
Fax: 503-282-1274 Address 1112 NE 21st Avenue, Suite 4
Portland, OR 97232-2114