Garden Club of America: Catherine H. Beattie Fellowship
Date posted: 05/25/2010
Award: Fellowships may vary from $1,000 to $4,500
Field: botany, horticulture, conservation, ecology
Eligibility: Preference is given to students focusing on the endangered flora of the Carolinas or the southeastern United States.
Address: Beattie Fellowship
Center for Plant Conservation
P.O. Box 299
St. Louis, MO 63166-0299
Web site: http://www.gcamerica.org/index.cfm/scholarships/details/id/16
Purpose: To promote conservation of rare and endangered flora in the United States through the programs of the Center for Plant Conservation, St. Louis, Missouri. History: The Beattie Fellowship was established to honor Catherine H. Beattie, GCA president (1981-1983), outstanding arranger, and gardener devoted to the preservation of wildflowers. Provisions: Provides one annual research grant of up to $4500, regarded as compensation for work at a botanical garden by the student, who jointly serves the program of the Center for Plant Conservation and his/her curricular studies. Eligibility: Open to graduate students in biology, horticulture, or a related field. Preference is given to students whose projects focus on the endangered flora of the Carolinas and southeastern United States.