Fellows“To discover and share knowledge about plants
and their environment in order to preserve and enrich life.”
mission of the Missouri Botanical Garden

As part of the Science and Conservation team, you'll have the opportunity to live up to the Garden's commitment. For more information about jobs, please visit our Open Positions page.

You can also be a part of the Garden's research team through graduate and undergraduate programs as well as fellowships.

Graduate Studies

The Garden's strong commitment to conservation and tropical research provides students with outstanding opportunities for field-oriented studies. Learn more

Undergraduate Studies

The Garden's REU program offers undergraduate students unique research opportunities working closely with a Garden or university PhD mentor.Learn more

Applications are being accepted through March 20, 2017


Fellowships at the Garden are often available to professionals who have received at least an undergraduate degree in the field of botany/plant sciences from universities, governmental and non-governmental institutions and organizations in Mexico, Central America, South America, Madagascar, Vietnam and Tanzania.  Research fields are limited to plant systematics, biogeography, ecology and conservation.

The Fellowship is intended to support scientists by providing funding that will allow research to be conducted at the Garden, as well as allow participation in interdisciplinary activities that will enrich overall experience and strengthen professional development. Learn more