[Coral-List] Doctoral Fellowship Program in Conservation Science Smithsonian-Mason Conservation Education Program

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Fri Mar 12 19:58:42 EST 2010

Doctoral Fellowship Program in Conservation Science 
Smithsonian- Mason Conservation Education Program
George Mason University and the Smithsonian 
Institution’s Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI) are pleased to announce the 
availability of Doctoral Fellowships in Conservation Science. Two fellowships 
are being offered starting the fall of 2010 for students with an M.S. in 
Conservation Biology or a related field whose research interests coincide with 
SCBI scientists. Prospective candidates must qualify for admission to the Ph.D. 
program in Environmental Science and Public Policy at George Mason University. 
Support will be provided for four years with a stipend of $24,000/year and 
tuition remission for a defined number of credits.
We suggest you visit the following links before 
·         Ph.D. Program in 
Environmental Science and Policy: http://catalog. gmu.edu/preview_ program.php? catoid=5&poid=1192&returnto=111 
·         Smithsonian Conservation 
Biology Institute http://nationalzoo. si.edu/conservat ionandscience/ default.cfm 
Review of applications will begin April 5, 
2010. To receive full consideration, applications should be completed by that 
time. A full application packet must be submitted to the Graduate Admissions 
office of George Mason University.  This may be obtained at the following 
url: http://admissions. gmu.edu/grad/ admissions_ process/ 
In addition, the following materials must also 
be submitted to the Admissions Committee:
1.       Letter of Interest 
specifically addressing the candidate’s research interests and how they related 
to the SCBI research agenda. This statement should be very specific and reflect 
discussions with a prospective SCBI research mentor.
2.       Three letters of reference 
(these can be copies of the letters submitted to Graduate Admissions
3.       Transcript from MS degree 
4.       GRE scores if 
Address for the Admissions Committee is: 
Doctoral Fellowship Program in Conservations Science, c/o Dr. R. Christian 
Jones, Department of Environmental Science and Policy, George Mason University, 
4400 University Dr. MSN 5F2, Fairfax, VA  USA.
Specific questions may be addressed to: rcjones at gmu. edu 
R. Christian Jones
Professor, Environmental Science and Policy 
Director, Potomac Environmental Research and Education Center Director, Mason 
Center for Conservation Studies
703-993-1127 (phone) 703-993-1066 
Mailing Address: 4400 University Dr. MSN 5F2; 
Fairfax, VA  22030 Physical Address: 4260 Chain Bridge Rd. Suite B200; 
Fairfax, VA  22030 Center Web Page: http://perec. gmu.edu Personal Web Page: http://mason. gmu.edu/~ rcjones
Jennifer L. Buff | Academic Program Manager 
Center for Conservation Education and Sustainability Smithsonian Conservation 
Biology Institute MRC 5521 | T 540-635-0075 | F 540-635-6506 | Email buffj at si.edu

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