L Floyd Clarke Fund in Zoology & Physiology

APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED
Awards from this opportunity are for the Spring 2021 semester.

Scholarship support of active undergraduate and graduate students in the Department of Zoology and Physiology at the University of Wyoming.

Award categories:

Graduate Scholar Award
Dr. L. Floyd Clarke was a distinguished faculty member of the department and was its second Head serving in this capacity for 23 years from 1945 to 1968. During the summer he served for many years as the Director of the Jackson Hole Research Station. Dr. Clarke’s family and friends established the Graduate Scholar Award to support and recognize a research proposal of one or more outstanding graduate students in the early phase of a research project in the Department of Zoology and Physiology.

Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem Award
To recognize the contribution of Dr. L. Floyd Clarke, as first Director of the University of Wyoming-National Park Research Station, an annual award is made to a student conducting research in social, biological or physical sciences within the Greater Yellowstone Area. Both graduate and undergraduate students are eligible for this award based upon academic merit and the contribution of the work improving our understanding of and/or assisting in management decisions within the GYA.

Award
Varies
College/Department
College of Arts and Sciences, Zoology and Physiology
Deadline
02/15/2021
Supplemental Questions
  1. For which award(s) are you applying? (You may only apply for one of the two awards, and you MUST submit the corresponding requested .pdf file to be considered.)
  2. To apply for the Graduate Scholar Award, submit a single .pdf file that includes:

    (a) 2-page NSF GRFP-style research proposal that clearly conveys the broad significance of the science, your approach to completing the project, and a budget section with an itemized list of proposed expenditures and justification.

    (b) 1-page CV that clearly lists name and contact information for your research advisor.

  3. To apply for the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem Award, , submit a single .pdf file that includes:

    (a) 2-page NSF GRFP-style research proposal that that clearly conveys the significance of the science for the GYE, your approach to completing the project, and a budget section with an itemized list of proposed expenditures and justification.

    (b) 1-page CV that clearly lists name and contact information for your research advisor.

  4. If you are a graduate student, please briefly describe your current funding for tuition, stipend, and research. How might this change in the next year?

    If you are an undergraduate student, please briefly explain your current funding for tuition, room and board, and, if applicable, for research.