The Ashton Award for Student Research supports investigations by graduate and advanced undergraduate students working on Asian tropical forest biology.
Awards of up to $2,000 are granted to support student research expenses.
Awards are granted through a competitive review process. Selection of recipient(s) will be based on the educational background of the student and their readiness to conduct the proposed research; the quality of the proposed research; and the relevance of the proposed research to the mission of the Arnold Arboretum.
To be considered for an award, online applications should include the following:
Award available to advanced undergraduates and graduate students.
For questions about the award, Arboretum resources, research proposal or submission process, contact the selection committee (Email).
The Ashton Award for Student Research is made possible by the generosity of Professor Peter Ashton and his wife Mary Ashton through the Peter and Mary Ashton Training Fund.