Voce ja ouviu falar nisso?

Luciana Paes de Andrade lucituca at usp.br
Fri Sep 6 12:35:45 EDT 1996

 Olha essa mensagem, voce ja ouviu falar nesse programa, sabe como 

On Fri, 6 Sep 1996, Steven Miller wrote: 

> Sollins Graduate Fellowship for Coral Reef  
> Ecosystem Studies:  1997 Announcement 
> Students are encouraged to take advantage of this unique opportunity to acquire  
> international experience during their graduate studies of coral reefs.  The fellowship  
> and application materials are described below. 
> 	Coral reefs are among the most diverse ecosystems on the planet, they are  
> globally distributed, and they support various aspects of coastal economies.  Yet coral  
> reefs are widely recognized to be in decline and studies are needed to provide  
> information to manage and understand processes that cause coral reef change.  Funds are  
> available, approximately US$12,000 annually, to support one student to work toward a  
> Ph.D. in the general area of coral reef ecosystem research.  The focus of the Sollins  
> Fellowship is to understand and predict coral reef response to management or  
> disturbance-caused change (human-caused or natural).  Research supported by the  
> fellowship should emphasize an ecosystem approach, recognizing the complex interplay  
> among many processes that shape the way coral reefs look and function.  Work that  
> identifies controls on productivity, nutrient dynamics, carbonate accretion or erosion,  
> or water circulation are examples of suitable topics.  Work is not restricted to these  
> topics, but controls should be emphasized because this information is important in  
> construction of models that predict reef response to disturbance.  Studies that include  
> development or testing of such models are a priority. 
> Who can apply? 
> 	The Sollins Fellowship is available to graduate students, worldwide.  The intent  
> of the fellowship is to help students develop skills and to address problems related to  
> relevant applications of coral reef ecosystem research and management.  The fellowship  
> is payable directly to the graduate student (or their institution) and can be used to  
> support salary, travel, fieldwork, or laboratory analyses. The fellowship is awarded  
> annually and  renewal for several years is possible but dependent on satisfactory  
> progress.  The student can work entirely at the host university, or can split time  
> between developed and developing country universities.  The fellowship is available to  
> students already admitted to a graduate program at an accredited university.  The  
> fellowship is available to graduate students worldwide to study at  accredited  
> universities, anywhere.  A goal of the fellowship is to provide international support  
> for coral reef ecosystem research. 
> Application materials 
> 	A two page application letter, in English, is required from prospective  
> fellowship candidates that outlines the research program, emphasizing the mix of applied  
> and basic issues addressed in the program, availability of facilities  critical to  
> successful completion of the work, and a time schedule to complete the work.  An  
> official college transcript is also required.  The student's major professor is required  
> to submit a CV and a support letter, in English, that details cost sharing and facility  
> support.  If work will be conducted at a second university, a support letter is required  
> from the sponsoring institution and professor.  Application materials will be reviewed  
> by an ISRS/CMC panel; evaluation criteria include scientific merit, feasibility, cost  
> sharing, and relevancy to the Sollins Fellowship guidelines. 
> The International Society for Reef Studies 
> and the  
> Center for Marine Conservation 
> 	The Society (ISRS) and the Center (CMC) support the Sollins Fellowship through  
> professional and administrative contributions.  The mission of the ISRS is to promote  
> for the benefit of the public, the production and dissemination of scientific knowledge  
> and understanding concerning coral reefs, both living and fossil.  The mission of the  
> CMC is to conserve the health and wealth of marine life.  Its programs focus on  
> eliminating four major threats to the health of the marine environment: pollution,  
> physical alteration of marine ecosystems as a result of human activity, overexploitation  
> of marine resources, and loss of marine biodiversity. 
> Application materials should be submitted to the ISRS Recording Secretary, UNCW, 514  
> Caribbean Drive, Key Largo, Florida 33037 
> For questions: 
> 305-451-0233 telephone 
> smiller at gate.net  e-mail 
> Submission Deadline for 1997 support is September 30, 1996 

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