[Coral-List] Fwd: Graduate Student Fellowships

Robert Thacker thacker at uab.edu
Wed May 24 16:18:11 EDT 2006

>Dear Coral-listers,
>The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute's Bocas Research Station is 
>offering fellowships in support of graduate student fieldwork; see below 
>for more information.
>>Fellowships for Caribbean fieldwork at the Smithsonian
>>The Smithsonian Tropical  Research Institute is offering Graduate 
>>Student  Fellowships in support of fieldwork to be conducted at STRI's 
>>Bocas Research Station (see www.stri.org/Bocas for information) on the 
>>Caribbean coast of Panama.  Five $2,000 fellowships will be awarded to 
>>applicants who plan to spend at least 2 months in residence at the Bocas 
>>Research Station between June 2006 and April  2007.
>>Priority will be given to first-time visitors to the Bocas del Toro 
>>Research Station.  Research on any aspect of marine or terrestrial 
>>biology, geology or anthropology will be considered.  Applicants are 
>>strongly encouraged to consult with STRI research scientists in the 
>>relevant field before submitting a formal application.   Bios of the 
>>staff can be found at 
>><http://www.stri.org/english/scientific_staff/index.php.>.  Please 
>>inquire with a relevant STRI scientist for advice on the scientific merit 
>>of the proposed research, methodology and logistics.
>>Applicants should send  (1) a CV, (2) a description of the research to be 
>>conducted in Panama and how the investigation connects to the applicants 
>>dissertation research, 5-page maximum, and (3) two letters of 
>>recommendation by e-mail to the Bocas Research Station's Director, Dr. 
>>Rachel Collin (collinr at si.edu).  Evaluation of proposals will begin June 
>>15th and will continue until all of the funds have been awarded.
>>Dra. Rachel Collin
>>Director, Bocas Research Station
>>Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
>>Apartado Postal 0843-03092
>>Balboa, Ancon, Republic of Panama
>>collinr at si.edu
>>Phone:  +507-212-8766
>>Bocas del Toro Research Station

Robert W. Thacker, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Biology
University of Alabama at Birmingham
109 Campbell Hall
1300 University Boulevard
Birmingham, AL  35294-1170
voice: 205-934-4006
fax: 205-975-6097

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