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Posted: 02/15/2012

Garden Club of Virginia

The Garden Club of Virginia is an active association of forty-seven garden clubs, whose members collectively form a group of more than 3,300 civic leaders from around the Commonwealth. The Garden Club of Virginia exists to celebrate the beauty of the land, to conserve the gifts of nature and to challenge future generations to build on this heritage.

2012 Paid Summer Research Fellowships
Internship Opportunity
Blacksburg or Charlottesville, VA
$6000 stipend

 Spend your summer researching and documenting an historically significant Virginia landscape. Two paid summer Fellowships areavailable to qualified students.


Fellows will spend a period of three months researching and documenting their respective historic sites. Each Fellow will produce a written history and existing conditions drawing, both of which will be published online as well as archived into the ongoing collections of the Garden Club of Virginia.

Applicants must be candidates for a master degree in landscape architecture, historic preservation, landscapeor architectural history,archaeology, or horticulture.


Each Fellow will be paid a stipend of $6,000 plus certain living expenses for a three-month period of work.  Housing will be provided within the proximity of each Fellow's project site. Fellows are expected to provide their own transportation during the Fellowship, but will be reimbursed for pre-approved project-related travel expenses, including daily travel to and from the site.

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How to apply
DEADLINE Applications are due April 1st. Fellows will be selected and notified by April 15th. HOW TO APPLY To apply or learn more about this unique opportunity, visit: http://www.gcvfellowship.org/

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