George T Baxter Fellowship

Awards for Spring 2021

Scholarship grants to undergraduate, graduate and post-doctoral students enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Zoology and Physiology, University of Wyoming. Preference given to applicants studying fish, aquatic invertebrates or amphibians.

College of Arts and Sciences, Zoology and Physiology
Supplemental Questions
  1. Dr. George Baxter was a faculty member in the Department of Zoology and Physiology for over 30 years. He was a recognized expert on the fishes, aquatic insects, amphibians, and reptiles of Wyoming. He described the endangered Wyoming toad, a species endemic to the Laramie Basin, which is named for him: Bufo baxteri. He was Head of the Department from 1968 to 1971. This scholarship was established by family and friends of Dr. George T. Baxter, and is offered annually to recognize an outstanding undergraduate, graduate, or postdoctoral student in the Zoology and Physiology Department conducting research in fisheries, aquatic invertebrates, or amphibians.

    Briefly describe your interest in and research (if applicable) in fisheries, aquatic invertebrates, or amphibians.