Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA): Community Planning Fellowships

Annual program to provide master's degree students with learning opportunities for incorporating hazard mitigation into community planning practices. The program is managed for FEMA by the Multihazard Mitigation Council of the National Institute of Building Sciences.
Urban, regional, and environmental planning fields. Especially, research to incorporate hazard mitigation planning into historic preservation, economic development, transportation, land use planning, site planning and design, zoning, etc.
Citizens and permanent residents of the U.S. Students who will have completed at least one year in a master's degree program in planning by the start of the summer following the application deadline.
A stipend (not specified), travel and housing allowances for the field work as well as for an 8-week orientation at FEMA headquarters in Washington, D.C. Fellowship year runs from the summer after the application deadline to the end of the following academic year.
January 21
For further information and application form, contact: Claret M. Heider, National Institute of Building Sciences, Multihazard Mitigation Council, 1090 Vermont Avenue, N.W., Suite 700, Washington, D.C. 20005-4905. Telephone: 202-289-7800 extension 131. FAX: 202-289-1092. E-mail: <cheider@nibs.org>.