Focus: Economic Botany - Research

Timothy C. Plowman Latin American Research Award

The Botany Department at The Field Museum invites applications for the Timothy C. Plowman Latin American Research Award. The award is designed to assist students and young professionals to visit the Field Museum and use our extensive economic botany and systematic collections. Individuals from Latin America and projects in the field of ethnobotany or systematics of economically important plant groups will be given priority consideration.

Applicants interested in the award should submit their curriculum vitae and a detailed letter describing the project for which the award is sought. The information should be forwarded to:

Timothy C. Plowman Award Committee, Department of Botany
The Field Museum
1400 South Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60605-2496 USA

Anyone wishing to contribute to The Timothy C. Plowman Latin American Research Fund, which supports this award, may send their checks, payable to:

Department of Botany
The Field Museum
1400 South Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60605-2496 USA.

Make certain to indicate the intended fund.