Colby College and South Gondar, Ethiopia
Organization: Colby College
Type of opportunity: Seasonal
- Interviews/surveys exploring church forest values and forest threats
- GIS analyses of forest extent and species composition over time
- Ecological surveys of church forest pollinators and insect biodiversity
- Estimation of church forest impacts on water flows and water quality
- Exclusion experiments studying grazers’ impacts on forest regeneration
- Restoration experiments studying opportunities for church forest regrowth
- All participants must be enrolled at a U.S. college or university at the time of the program (seniors graduating in Spring 2016 are not eligible).
Start and end dates: approx. July 6‐August 24
Salary/pay: The National Science Foundation will provide each
student researcher with a stipend of $4,000, as well as all
housing costs and round-trip travel expenses.
Link to more information: Announcement
How to apply: Application Page
Application deadline: Completed applications including 2 letters of
recommendation are due by February 15th, 2016.