Scholarships Support Tribal Students' Research


Five students have received Native American Natural Resource Scholarships ITC.pngand opportunities to connect with Forest Service scientists as part of an ongoing partnership between the Intertribal Timber Council (ITC) and Southern Research Station (SRS). SRS funded the scholarships to support the students' research on a variety of topics and to offset costs of participating in ITC's Annual National Indian Timber Symposium. “These students are encouraged to reach out to our researchers, who can assist them with their research project development,” says Eastern Threat Center biological scientist Serra Hoagland, who serves as a point of contact for SRS Tribal Relations. “This scholarship opportunity is a great way to uphold our federal trust responsibility with tribal communities by supporting the advancement of these American Indian students in natural resources fields of study." Read more in CompassLive...


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