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Applications for the 2021 Gregory Award are now closed.

Gregory Award

The Gregory Award seeks to mark the achievements of Bob and Ann Gregory and further their interest in international relations by bringing outstanding students and early-career professionals from outside the US and Canada to the annual SAF National Convention. 

Eligibility

Applicants must be:
(1) students or early-career professionals (within 5 years of graduation);
(2) from a country other than Canada or the United States; and
(3) working or planning to work in their home country in forestry or natural resources.

Criteria

Evaluation will be based on the following criteria:

Performance

Applicants must demonstrate past performance, desire, and/or promise to contribute to their home or host country’s forestry education, government, or industry. 

Leadership

Applicants must demonstrate potential for future leadership in forestry.

2021 Applications

We are in the process of reviewing 2021 applications. All applicants will be notified in August. Thank you to all those applied! 

The next cycle will open in January 2022.

About G. Robinson (Bob) Gregory

The Gregory Award commemorates the legacy of G. Robinson (Bob) Gregory, a pioneer in forest economics and resource development, who always thought of himself as a forester. Bob had a special interest in helping low-income countries develop their forest resources in thoughtful ways for the good of society. With his wife, Ann, Bob traveled much of the world consulting for the Ford Foundation, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, and host countries on matters related to forest development. Ann’s intuition and social awareness of cultural attributes of each country were integral to Bob’s success in partnering with individuals, governments, and companies in various cultures and countries.

Give to the Gregory Fund

Funding for the Gregory Award is provided by the Gregory Fund. Future contributions will ensure that more outstanding individuals can benefit from the program. For reference, past awardees are listed below.

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Past Awardees

 
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2020Mr. Richard Ndaki Banda89345
2020Ms. Rudo Violet Denga89259
2020Mr. Kevin Kipkurui Kiptoo89342
2020Mr. Luke Makuluni Mwale89343
2020Ms. Uwitonze Narcisse89344