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CCF Offers Grad & Undergrad Karst Fellowships

PostPosted: Feb 1, 2011 5:48 pm
by Cheryl Jones
In 2011, the Cave Conservancy Foundation will award:
--an Undergraduate Fellowship in Karst Studies for $5000,
--an M.S. Graduate Fellowship in Karst Studies for $5000, and
--a Ph.D. Graduate Fellowship in Karst Studies for $15,000 .

Any study of caves and karst in any field, including but not limited to archeology, biology, engineering, geography, geology, and social sciences will be considered. The research can involve any cave and karst areas, including those outside the United States. Applicants must be full-time graduate or undergraduate students at a U.S. college or university.

Applicants for the undergraduate fellowship must include a letter of intent, a proposal of the research not to exceed 5000 words, a letter of support from the undergraduate advisor, and undergraduate transcripts.

Mail applications before May 1, 2011 to
Cave Conservancy Foundation
Attn: Undergraduate Fellowship Program
13131 Overhill Lake Lane
Glen Allen, VA 23059.

The award will be announced by June 1, 2011.

For more information contact
Dr. Horton H. Hobbs III
Department of Biology
Wittenberg University
P.O. Box 720
Springfield OH 45501-0720,
<hhobbs [at] wittenberg [dot]edu>

Applicants for the graduate fellowships (M.S. and Ph.D.) must include a letter of intent, a curriculum vita, a thesis proposal, graduate transcripts, and two letters of recommendation, one being from the thesis advisor.

Mail applications before June 1, 2011 to
Cave Conservancy Foundation
Attn: Graduate Fellowship Program
13131 Overhill Lake Lane
Glen Allen, VA 23059

The award will be announced by July 1, 2011.

For more information contact
Dr. David C. Culver, at
Department of Environmental Sciences
American University
4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20016-8007
<dculver[at]american[dot]edu>