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Graduate Fellowships Apply

TO APPLY for 2011-2012, please fill out the online application form (here) by Deadline: February 4, 2011. The online form requires the following:

  1. A brief description (2 pages maximum) of your research interests, including one paragraph explicitly describing their relevance to the Amazon-PIRE project goals (for guidance, consult the project proposal);

  2. Two letters of recommendation (including one from your academic advisor, if currently enrolled) who will submit letters of recommendation on your behalf. If you are currently applying to an academic program at University of Arizona or Harvard University, letters in your application file can serve this purpose;
    NOTE: please arrange to have these two references send their letters of recommendation to

  3. A list of all courses taken , including grades received, for your most recent academic degree(include subsequent courses if currently enrolled in a graduate program at University of Arizona or Harvard University);

  4. A current CV.

Applicants will be judged on their record of academic excellence, on the relevance of proposed research to the scientific goals of Amazon-PIRE, and ability to contribute to the broader international educational goals of the Amazon PIRE.

Applicants are encouraged, before submitting an application, to consult with Amazon-PIRE scientists at the appropriate institution about the relevance of their proposed projects:

University of Arizona:
Alfredo Huete, Joellen Russell, Scott R. Saleska, and W. James Shuttleworth

Harvard University:
Scot Martin, Paul Moorcroft, and Steven Wofsy