Deadline: 2022 is 24 February for the following awards:
- Americas Fund
- Andy Sheldon Fund
- Boesel-Sanderson Fund
- Fellows Fund
- General Endowment Fund
- Mulholland Fund
- Petersen Fund
- Simpson Fund
- Systematics Fund
Deadline: For the Undergraduate Travel Award, the 2022 deadline is 1 March.
The SFS Endowment Awards for Students (NOTE: any researcher as well as students may apply for the Systematics award) application consists of two parts.
Part 1 consists of basic applicant information. Note: non-students applying for the Systematics award do not need to complete the degree program information).
Part 2 requires a one-page description of your research or proposed research uploaded as a PDF, DOC, or DOCX. Please see the instructions below for the one-page description and follow the formatting guidelines.
You will receive an email confirmation of your submission. If you do not receive an email, check your spam folder.
If you experience any technical difficulties in submitting your application, please contact the web editor (email@example.com).
For all other questions, please contact the committee chair: Amanda Rugenski, firstname.lastname@example.org
Application Part 1
Please fill out your information for Part 1 of the application.
*Students applying for various named funds (Simpson, Boesel/Sanderson, Systematics and travel awards) will also be considered for the General Endowment awards.
Any researcher, including non-students, can apply for the Systematics award.
Application Part 2
In a PDF or MS Word document, please include the information below (in the order listed) using a maximum of 1 page (excluding references) and minimum of 11 point font (Times New Roman preferred) and 1" margins.
Name of Award:
Name of Applicant:
Title of Research:
Research Results (preliminary or expected):
Broader Significance (to contemporary issues in benthic science):
References (maximum 3, use Freshwater Science format):
Upload Part 2 of Application
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