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November 4, 2015

2016 DDCSP@UW Flyer

The Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program at University of Washington (DDCSP@UW) offers 20 freshmen and sophomores the chance to participate in an eight-week immersion course beginning June 2016. The program creates a unique opportunity for students to travel wildlands and rural landscapes in Washington and address urban conservation issues.

Selection criteria include a demonstrated commitment to the environment and to diversity along with curiosity, creativity and enthusiasm. In exchange, students will:

  • Explore conservation of biodiversity across urban, managed and protected environments;
  • Connect biodiversity conservation to cultural heritage and environmental justice;
  • Understand conservation in the context of food systems, water systems, climate systems and ecosystems; and
  • Network with conservation professionals from agencies, NGOs and academic institutions.

The DDCSP covers the cost of travel, food and lodging during the eight-week program, and students receive a stipend of $4,000.

Applications available Nov. 16, 2015.

Learn more about the program at uwconservationscholars.org.

Recruitment information: 2016 DDCSP@UW Flyer.