Tree Health Scotland Bursary Award Scheme
***** This scheme is now fully subscribed and is no longer available for new applications as of 1 January 2017. Applicants for Tree Health related research projects may still apply under the General Bursary Award Scheme at the maximum grant support level of 30% *****
The Scottish Forestry Trust has partnered with Forestry Commission Scotland to establish the Tree Health Scotland Bursary Scheme supporting up to 5 PhD research projects on tree health issues affecting Scotland.
The scheme is subject to the SFT’s general applicant guidance (except for section 3) as well as the Tree Health Scotland Bursary Scheme guidance and applicants should refer to both sets of guidance notes when preparing their submissions. The application form for the Tree Health Scotland Bursary Scheme is available here.
Applications will be considered according to the timetable shown here.
Successful applicants should note our requirements following approval and should notify the SFT Director of any change in circumstances relating to the project.
- Sustainable Disease Control in Forest Nurseries 2017-2020
- Putting UK Bats on the map 2017-2019
- Improving Biodiversity in Lowland Planted Woodlands 2017-2020
- Mapping impacts of Phytophthora austrocedri in juniper 2017-2021
- Improving the understanding and management of Phoenix Trees 2016-2018
- The Ecology and Genetics of Native Scottish Crab Apple 2016-2018
- Development and Publication of Tree Work Guides 2016-2018
- Shaping the Future of Forestry 2016-2017
- Epidemiology of Phytophthora ramorum on Larix spp. and host responses to infection 2016-2019
- Woodland Planting and Natural Flood Management 2015-2019
- Silvicultural diversity and birds in Scots pine forests 2015-2016
- Ownership effect on benefits from woodland expansion 2015-2019
- Who Will Pay for Urban Forest Climate Regulation Services? 2015-2018
- Multi-taxa functional diversity in UK plantation forests Sept 2015-Dec 2019
- RSFS Annual Lecture 2015-2017
- Emergent forest dynamics and natural flood management 2015-2016
- Mapping and Repositioning Forestry Skills for the 21st Century 2014-2020
- Can ecological restoration help build sustainable communities? 2013-2016
- How environment and gene flow shape adaptation in Scots pine 2013-2016
- Advanced Assessment of Minor G.B. Conifer species 2012-2016