The CFA recognises the fundamental importance of scientific research in
the development of our understanding of the growth of forests and their
value to society and our planet. Since 1921 the CFA has published
leading scientific papers on forest research, and has more recently
established initiatives designed to encourage publication of research
articles by young researchers (the Young Scientist
and distribute our journal, the International
Forestry Review, free of charge to developing countries via the
Programme for the Enhancement of Research Information
In January 2009, the CFA launched a new
initiative, the CFA Young Scientist Research Award, with the
following terms of reference:
Objective of scheme
To provide financial support to Commonwealth students undertaking
forest-related research in pursuit of an academic qualification.
Age Up to
35 years of age
Nationality and location
Citizen of a Commonwealth country carrying out research in a
Commonwealth country within a recognized academic programme working
towards an academic qualification.
Amount of money
available Up to £1000.
Number of awards and
their frequency One award per year.
Terms and conditions for
use of money Funds provided to the academic institution.
Report provided to CFA of work carried out.
If you are interested in
applying for the Award please download and complete the