DEADLINE Thursday, March 15th, 2012.
Schultes Award was created in 2001 to honor the late Dr. Richard Evans Schultes.
The award is to be presented annually to a graduate student who is a members of
the Society, or a member who has received their degree within a year.
E. Schultes (12 January 1915-10 April 2001): A Tribute by Sir Ghillean
T. Prance (includes Schultes bibliography)
E. Schultes - Academy
of Achievement Biography
The Society for Economic Botany announces
the offering of an annual student research award(s) of up to $2500. The award
is intended to help defray the costs of field work on a topic related to economic
botany. Competition is limited to graduate students who are members of the
Society, or members who have received their degree within a year. Applicants
will be judged by an ad-hoc committee of Society members and awards will be granted
by June 30 each year. Recipients are expected to submit
a manuscript based upon their proposed research for publication in Economic
Proposals should include:
1) An email message
from your major advisor confirming current MS, PhD or Post-doc status. They may
provide a supporting letter of recommendation as well. email to: email@example.com
2) Each applicant must submit a single .pdf file which
a) 2 pages describing the proposed research including
b) 1 page tabular budget which identifies how funds will
c) 1 page resume
3) Name your file correctly
using first initial_lastname (Ex: j_smith.doc)
4) Email proposal
Schultes Award Reporting Protocol
Within nine months of receiving
the award, the recipient will submit one to two page double-spaced narrative of
their respective project that includes:
a) Title of project, year of grant,
your name, affiliated organizations
b) Contacts made (people & organizations)
that were helpful
c) Geographic and place names of research locations
Description of vegetation and terrain
e) Where the collections are / will be
f) Broader impacts / significance of research
g) One or two photos
SCHULTES AWARD RECIPIENTS
Paula Brown, University of British Columbia Okanagan, "Kava (Piper methysticum): A Traditional Crop in Modern Markets."
Sushma Shrestha, Miami University, "Global Localism at the Manaslu Conservation Area in the Eastern Himalayas, Nepal: Integrating ecological and ethnobotanical knowledge about forests for biodiversity conservation."
Ashley DuVal, Yale School of Forestry, "Domestication of Açaí
in Home Gardens of the Amazon Estuary."
Lisa Mandle, University
of Hawai`i at Manoa, "The Effects of Landscape Management and Harvesting
Practices on Non-timber Forest Product Populations and Communities in the Nilgiri
Biosphere Reserve, India."
Nanci J. Ross, University of Connecticut,
"Impact Assessment of Ancient Maya Forest Gardens."
Anthony Amend, University of Hawai`i at Manoa,
"Harvesting Effects and Population Genetics of Tricholoma matsutake
in Shangri-La, China."
Andrew S. Roberts, City University of New York, Institute of Economic Botany,
New York Botanical Garden, "Fields in Transition, Livelihoods in Transition: agrodiversity
and incremental change in smallholder managed landscapes in Cambodia."
Heather McMillen, University of Hawai`i at
Manoa, "Ethnoecology of Medicinal Plants in Tanzania."
Christiane Ehringhaus, Yale University, "Post-victory Challenges:
Non-timber Forest Product Use and Marketing in Amazonian Extractive Reserves."
Jennifer Crus-Sanders and Angela Steward
Michael P. Gilmore, Miami University, "An Ethnobiological
and Ethnoecological Study of the Maijuna Indians, Peruvian Amazon."
Patrick Owen, McGill University, "Antidiabetic Properties of Traditional Food
and Medicinal Plants Used for the Treatment of NIDDM among Transitional Communities
of Papua New Guinea."
Julie L. Velasquez Runk, Yale University "And
the Creator Began to Carve Us of Cocobolo: Historical Ecology of Wbunaan Forest
Use in Eastern Panama."
Amanda Koch, University
of Illinois, Chicago, "Medical Ethnobotany of the Maasai."