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Center for Tree Science - Undergraduate Research Fellowship


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Academic Level:
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Description:
Students in the Center for Tree Science Undergraduate Research Fellowship (CTS-URF) program spend 10 weeks at The Morton Arboretum under the mentorship of our Research Scientists and Research Associates. The CTS-URF is designed to engage undergraduate students in the scientific process through the completion of an independent research project, falling in one of our major research areas. Students participate in weekly activities, such as seminars, field trips, and social events. At the end of the program, students will be required to prepare a scientific poster and give presentations of their work in a student research symposium at The Morton Arboretum. Students also interact with peers in similar REU programs in the Chicago region.

Successful applicants receive a stipend, an opportunity for housing, and a nominal budget for research.


Application Deadline: 2/23/2018
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Program Dates: 6/11/2018 - 8/17/2018

Participating Institution(s):
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The Morton Arboretum (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Biochemistry
Biology
Conservation Biology & Wildlife
Ecology & Evolution
Environmental Sciences
Forestry
Genetics & Genomics
Natural Resources
Plant Sciences

Keywords:
Biodiversity
Conservation
Ecosystem Science
Forest Ecology
Natural Resoruces
Phylogenetics & Phylogenomics
Plant Genetics
Soil Science

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