Application Instructions and Review Process

All applicants must fully complete Parts A, B, and C of the workshop application. Applications should be submitted online via the link provide below. The three parts that comprise the Urban WildF.I.R.E. application are as follows: (A) General Applicant Information, (B) Short Answer Questions (200-word limit for each question), and (C) Letter of Recommendation (required; should be submitted on official letterhead if possible and uploaded as a PDF). Any application for which there is missing information will not be reviewed.

If issues arise in trying to access or submit the application, or if you prefer to complete and submit a printed version, please contact Dr. Asia Dowtin at

All applications must be submitted by 11:59pm PST, March 11, 2020.

A panel consisting of representatives from Michigan State University and Tennessee State University will review all applications and select participants for Urban WildF.I.R.E.. All applicants will be notified of their selection status via email at the address they provide in the application.

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For more information, contact:

Asia L. Dowtin, PhD; Director, Urban WildF.I.R.E. Workshop

Michigan State University, Department of Forestry

Email:; Phone: (517) 355-2380