Ashton Award for Student Research (Award: Up to $4,000)

Grant / Award Research in Other
  • United States
  • Apply Before : February 1, 2024

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 222800
  • Degree Research
  • Fields of study Batony
  • Opportunity Type : Partially Funded
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Application Fee Required No

Opportunity Description

The Ashton Award for Student Research 2024, organized by Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, is now accepting applications. The Ashton Award for Student Research encourages graduate and advanced undergraduate students to research Asian tropical forest biology.

A review method of the award prizes is so competitive, and the recipient(s) will be selected per their educational background and readiness to conduct the planned study. Also, the proposed research’s quality and relevance to Arnold Arboretum’s mission are important selection factors.

The Ashton Award for Student Research is made available by the Peter and Mary Ashton Training Fund, which was established by Professor Peter Ashton and his wife, Mary Ashton.

About Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University:

The Harvard University Arnold Arboretum is a botanical research institution and free public park located in the Boston neighborhoods of Jamaica Plain and Roslindale. It is North America’s oldest public arboretum, having opened in 1872. The Emerald Necklace’s second largest “link” was planned by Charles Sprague Sargent and Frederick Law Olmsted. The Arnold Arboretum’s temperate tree, shrub, and vine collection focuses on plants from the eastern United States and eastern Asia, where arboretum workers and associates are constantly obtaining new material on plant-collecting missions. The arboretum promotes study through its landscape and the Weld Hill Research Building.

Key Details

Application Deadline: February 1, 2024

Organized by: Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University

Eligible Countries: All

Target Group: Graduate and Advanced Undergraduate Students

Gender: Male/Female

Awards Details

Winning applicants will receive a research expense of up to $4,000.

Eligibility Criteria of Ashton Award for Student Research

  • Advanced undergraduate and graduate students are eligible for this award.
  • The award is not limited to universities in the United States or to nationals of the United States.

Selection Process

  • The award prizes has so competitive review method.
  • The recipient(s) will be selected per their educational background and readiness to conduct the proposed study, the quality, and the relevance of the proposed research to the Arnold Arboretum’s mission.

How do you apply for the Ashton Award for Student Research?

All applicants can apply online via the link below. Firstly, create an account as a new applicant and then log in to Arnold Arboretum of the Harvard University application platform.


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Read more about the Ashton Award for Student Research on Harvard’s Official website.


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