“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.
The Garden's strong commitment to conservation and tropical research provides students with outstanding opportunities for field-oriented studies. Learn more
The Garden's REU program offers undergraduate students unique research opportunities working closely with a Garden or university PhD mentor.Learn more
Application period is now closed
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
Fellowships for professional development at the Garden offered for application:
Alwyn H. Gentry Fellowships for Latin American Botanists. Deadline: Until further notice—No se aceptan solicitudes hasta próximo aviso
Shirley A. Graham Fellowships in Systematic Botany and Biogeography. Deadline: Until further notice—No se aceptan solicitudes hasta próximo aviso
Remote Fellowships for 2021
- Fellowship "Christopher Davidson and Sharon Christoph:
Gabriela Fernanda Moya (Ecuador), Universidad Tecnológica Indoamérica Quito, “Respuestas fenológicas de especies nativas y amenazadas para la restauración proyecto Minero, Cord. Del Cóndor”
- Fellowship “Shirley A. Graham”:
Enmily Dayanna Sanchez (Ecuador), Universidad Tecnológica Indoamérica Quito “Hibridación natural entre dos géneros de la familia Amaryllidaceae en el volcán Pululahua”