Summer Research Program
The Harvard Forest Summer Research Program in Ecology is an opportunity for students to participate in 11 weeks of mentored, paid, independent research focusing on the effects of natural and human disturbances on forest ecosystems, including global climate change, hurricanes, forest harvest, changing wildlife dynamics, and invasive species (see 2013 research projects and 2012 student abstracts).
Applications are no longer being accepted for Summer 2013. Please check back in December 2013 for next summer.
2013 Summer Program Dates
Monday, May 20 - Friday, August 2, 2013
- Stipend of $5500 for the 11-week session
- Free furnished housing at Fisher House or Raup House
- Free full meal plan
- Travel reimbursement for one round trip to the Forest (federal grant restrictions apply)
Where is the Harvard Forest?
The Harvard Forest is located in the town of Petersham, in Western Massachusetts.
Application Deadline is Friday, February 1, 2013, midnight EST.
Accepted Students: Logon Required