School of Forestry & Environmental Studies Receives $200,000 for Student Scholarships

The Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies has received a $200,000 grant for student scholarships from the Evan Frankel Foundation.

The grant will provide $10,000 per year for tuition expenses to 10 students enrolled in any of the school’s four, two-year master’s degree programs of environmental management, environmental science, forestry, and forestry science. In addition, the School has committed to obtaining matching funds, ensuring each Frankel Scholar at least $20,000 in support.

“Financial aid is one of the highest priorities of the School, particularly as we strive to increase the availability of a Yale education to students from the developing world,” said Dean James Gustave Speth. “The Evan Frankel Scholarship Fund will allow us to move immediately to educate a new, more diverse generation of environmental professionals.”

Established in 1900, the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies is the oldest U.S. school devoted to professional training in the environment and natural resources. The school’s 300 students are from 50 U.S. states and 43 countries.

For more information, call Associate Dean Gordon Geballe, 203-432-5122.

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