Applications now open for 2011 grants from the Environmental Studies Fund

 

The Judith A. Towle Environmental Studies Fund is inviting applications for 2011 project grants.

Eligible activities include internships, research studies, workshops, seminars, lectureships and publications. Any resident of, or a not-for-profit institution based in, the insular Caribbean may submit a grant application.

Preference will be given to those in the USVI, BVI and St. Kitts-Nevis.

Applications are to be sent to the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands, Attn.: Dee Baecher-Brown, President, P. O. Box 11790, St. Thomas, USVI 00801. Deadline is Tuesday, May 31.

For more information, please call 1-340-774-6031, or email dbrown@cfvi.net.

Judith A. Towle Environmental Studies Fund provides for studies and activities that address environmental concerns that transcend the boundaries of any single island or island state, particularly in the U.S. and British Virgin Islands and in the dual-island state of St. Kitts and Nevis. 
 Funding Limits:  One or more grants may be made annually, not to exceed a total of $3,500 in any single year. See Funding for 2011 Press Release
 Eligibility: Any individual or non-profit organization whose research focuses on the U.S. Virgin Islands, British Virgin Islands, or the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis may submit a grant application.  Preference will be given to graduate students who are residents of the U.S. or British Virgin Islands or of the Federation of St. Kitts/Nevis.
 The Environmental Studies Fund may provide:

Support for internships: sponsored by an institution of higher education, a public sector agency, or an NGO based in the U.S. or British Virgin Islands or in St. Kitts/Nevis.
Research studies by graduate students: focused on transboundary environmental issues in the U.S. or British Virgin Islands or in St. Kitts/Nevis.
Workshops, Seminars, Lectureships: sponsored by an institution of higher education, a public sector agency, or an NGO based in the U.S. or British Virgin Islands or in St. Kitts/Nevis.  Publications focused on transboundary environmental issues in the U.S. or British Virgin Islands or in St. Kitts/Nevis. 

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