GCA Fellowship in Ecological Restoration

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Application Deadline

December 31

Awarded By

Garden Club of America

Award Amount

$8,000 annually, renewable for one additional year pending review by the University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum.


The number of awards offered varies annually. *Please note: The number of recipients for this program varies according to the number of students meeting the eligibility requirements in any give year.

Additional Information

The fellowship supports specialized graduate study and research in ecological restoration, the active healing of the land. Its goal is to support research that will advance knowledge and increase the number of scientists in this important field. It is awarded annually to exceptional graduate students to assist with study and research. Selection criteria will include the degree to which the proposed fellowship work addresses the objectives of the GCA, as well as the excellence of the student's academic qualifications and person. Applicants are encouraged to consider the SER International Primer on Ecological Restoration available online. Award selection will be completed in March. Inquiries should not be sent before to April 1.

Deadline Info

Application information is available on the Garden Club of America (GCA) website. To apply, the student must submit the following: a one-page cover letter, including the applicant's name, email addr ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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