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Leila Shultz shultz at OEB.HARVARD.EDU
Tue Jan 13 15:18:28 CST 1998

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The New England Botanical Club is offering one or two graduate student
research awards to support botanical research on the New England flora.
See the attached file for details, or visit the NEBC web site at  Please note that the
application deadline is March 2, 1998.

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   <TITLE>Graduate Student Research Award of the New England Botanical Club</TITLE>
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<H1 ALIGN=CENTER>Graduate Student Research Awards</H1>

<P>The New England Botanical Club will offer up to $2,000 in support of
botanical research to be conducted by graduate students in 1998. The awards
are made annually to stimulate and encourage botanical research on the
New England flora, and to make possible visits to the New England region
by those who would not otherwise be able to do so. </P>

<P>The award(s) will be given to the graduate student(s) submitting the
best research proposal dealing with systemic botany, biosystematics, plant
ecology, or plant conservation biology. It is anticipated that two awards
will be given, although the actual number of awards and amount will depend
on the proposals received. Applicants must submit: </P>

<P>Proposal of no more than three double-spaced pages</P>


<P>Curriculum vitae</P>

<P>Two letters in support of the proposed research (one from the student's
thesis advisor)</P>

<P>Three paper copies of the proposal, budget, and CV must be submitted.

<P>Send proposals to: </P>

<P>Awards Committee <BR>
The New England Botanical Club<BR>
22 Divinity Avenue<BR>
Cambridge, MA 02138-2020<BR>

<P>Proposals and supporting letters must be received no later than <B>March
2, 1998</B>. The recipient(s) will be notified by April 30, 1998. </P>


<P>Two Graduate Student Research Awards were given in 1997. Tatyana Rand,
of Brown University, received support for her proposal entitled: &quot;Seed
supply, habitat suitability and the distribution of halophytic forbs across
a salt marsh landscape&quot; and Thomas Vining of the University of Maine
in Orono, received support for his proposal entitled: &quot;Phenology and
hybridization of <I>Picea mariana</I> and <I>P. rubens</I> (<I>Pinaceae</I>)
in Maine&quot; </P>

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Sept. 28, 1997<BR>
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