[Coral-List] Fwd: Graduate Student Fellowships
thacker at uab.edu
Wed May 24 16:18:11 EDT 2006
>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
>>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
>>Bocas del Toro Research Station
Robert W. Thacker, PhD
Department of Biology
University of Alabama at Birmingham
109 Campbell Hall
1300 University Boulevard
Birmingham, AL 35294-1170
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