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The Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program at the University of Washington is a diverse, committed, and creative community from around the country that aims to change the face, practice and future of conservation.
What we do: We support emerging conservation scholars in developing innovative perspectives and skills by providing opportunities to strengthen connections between nature conservation, identities, and environmental justice.
Who we’re looking for: We are looking for 20 undergraduates who reflect cross-cultural perspectives with an emphasis on students from underrepresented groups in the conservation field.
- Multi-year program, 8-weeks per summer (mid-June through mid-August)
- Location: Washington State
- Paid travel, lodging, and food
- Additional stipend: $4,000/summer, total $8,000
- Application opens: November 13, 2018
More about the program:
- Year One: Scholars engage in field excursions facilitated by diverse conservation professionals and gain experience with interdisciplinary conservation practices while exploring the intersections of nature conservation, identities, and environmental justice. Learn more here: https://bit.ly/2PeQdHX
- Year Two: Scholars engage in internships with a government agency, community, or non-governmental organization that is positioned within the conservation field or that works at the intersections of nature conservation, identities, and environmental justice. Learn more here. https://bit.ly/2S68gia