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Elizabeth Schneider awarded International Association of Wildland Fire (IAWF) Scholarship!

Fellow Geographers,

Please join us in congratulating LIZ SCHNEIDER who was just awarded a very competitive scholarship award from the International Association of Wildland Fire (see email from the Executive Director Mikel Robinson below)! The association receives hundreds of proposals from graduate students from around the world each year, and recent awardees have come from Mexico, Australia, Canada, The Netherlands, and the U.S. Only two awards are given out each year and Liz was the recipient of the M.S. level award! The title of Liz’s essay for her proposed research is “Low-Frequency Climate Drivers of Wildfire Activity, Magdalena Mountains, New Mexico.” These student submitted essays are evaluated by an international panel of fire science experts. More information on this scholarship program, as well as the IAWF itself, can be found here:




From: Mikel Robinson
Sent: Wednesday, May 29, 2013 5:03 PM
To: Schneider, Elizabeth A
Subject: IAWF Scholarship

Dear Elizabeth,

I am writing to congratulate you as you were selected as the recipient of the IAWF Masters Student Scholarship for 2013. We were very impressed with your submitted application materials and look forward to the implementation of your project. We hope that this IAWF Scholarship helps you on your path to a successful career in the Wildland Fire Community.

Attached is your official notification. Please verify your mailing address so I can mail you the check.

Can you please send me a photograph and short bio that we can display on the IAWF webpage as well as in Wildfire Magazine as soon as possible.


Mikel Robinson
Executive Director
International Association of Wildland Fire
1418 Washburn, Missoula, MT 59801 USA
(406) 531-8264