Student Malacology Grant

Paul Scott inverts at COYOTE.RAIN.ORG
Tue Jan 11 16:49:51 CST 1994

                        The WESTERN SOCIETY OF MALACOLOGISTS

                                in conjunction with the


                            SAN DIEGO SHELL CLUB, and the


                                    are offering a

         ************* STUDENT RESEARCH GRANT IN MALACOLOGY ***********

As part of their commitment to the continued study of mollusks, the
Western Society of Malacologists, the Santa Barbara Shell Club, the San
Diego Shell Club, and the Northern California Malacozoological Club are
pleased to announce the availability of grants to support student research
in malacology. Funds are available for actual research costs, including
but not limited to, field and laboratory equipment, chemicals,
photographic supplies, computer time and supplies, microscope usage fees,
and reasonable research travel costs.


Applicant must be a full time student in a formal graduate or
undergraduate degree program (U.S citizenship NOT required, proposals are
welcome from all countries).

The thesis, dissertation or research project must be focused primarily on
the systematics, biology, ecology, physiology, biochemistry, or
paleontology of marine, terrestrial or freshwater mollusks. Research
currently in progress or beginning in the 1994-1995 academic year will be


Six copies of the following documents are required for each application:

1. A completed application form.

2. A proposal, limited to two pages, which discusses the research project
and its malacological significance including details of the work
to be aided by this grant.

3. A budget which outlines how the grant funds will be used.

4. A resume or outline of the applicant's academic background.

5. A letter of recommendation from the applicants research advisor (to be
sent separately by advisor).

6. A list of grants and amounts which are currently being received or have
been applied for the 1994-1995 academic year.

AWARD    One or more research grants up to $1,000 are available.


Completed applications must be received no later than 1 May 1994. Awards
will be announced by 29 July 1994.

To receive an application form please send a self-addressed, stamped (U.S.
addresses only) envelop to:

        Malacology Grant
        Department of Invertebrate Zoology
        Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
        2559 Puesta del Sol Road
        Santa Barbara, CA 93105 USA

For further information contact:
   Paul Scott at (805) 682-4711, ext. 319 (voice); (805) 569-3170 (fax);
      or inverts at (internet)

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