Call for Applications
Student Scholarship Program
International Association of Wildland Fire
Deadline: March 27, 2015

The International Association of Wildland Fire is accepting applications for their student scholarship program. Applicants must be members of IAWF and Master of Science or doctoral students studying wildland fire. Applicants should submit a 500 to 750-word essay describing the challenges and benefits associated with their research, and how the scholarship will benefit future research. Winners will receive an award of $3,000 and might have their thesis and abstract printed in IAWF publications. To learn more about guidelines and submission rules, visit the website.

Call for Papers
HazNet Newsletter
Canadian Risk and Hazards Network
Deadline: March 31, 2015

The Canadian Risk and Hazards Network is accepting article submissions for publication in their biannual newsletter HazNet. Submissions should have a focus on preparedness, include findings from recent disaster-related research, and be approximately 800 words. For more information on submission rules and guidelines, visit the website.

Call for Applications
FLASH Scholarships
Federal Alliance for Safe Homes
Deadline: April 15, 2015

The Federal Alliance for Safe Homes is accepting applications for graduate scholarships. Applicants must be participating in a graduate program related to social or behavioral science, with a focus on natural disaster mitigation. Winners will receive $1,500 for research related expenditures and will present their research at the FLASH Annual Conference to be held January 27-29, 2016, in Orlando, Florida. For additional information on application requirements and scholarship details, visit the website.

Call for Applications
Summer Institute for Disaster and Risk Recovery
Beijing Normal University
Deadline: May 15, 2015

The Summer Institute is accepting applications from junior faculty, young researchers, and advanced doctoral students who have an interest and research experience in the disaster and risk field. This year’s focus is “How to understand the dynamics and characteristics of disaster and risk in a changing world, with a special focus on China.” Accepted participants will attend the two-week intensive Summer Institute and will receive up to $800 for travel accommodations.