[Taxacom] Earl Core Student Research Award - deadline Feb. 7

Katherine kgould15 at hotmail.com
Thu Jan 7 10:25:56 CST 2016

The Southern Appalachian Botanical Society provides financial assistance annually in support of student research projects in plant taxonomy, systematics, and ecology through the Earl Core Student Research Award. The criteria are listed below. Please visit our website for more information and to obtain the application form (please copy and paste the URL into your browser): http://sabs.appstate.edu/about/awards/earl-core-student-awardCriteria and ProceduresAn applicant for a Core Student Research Award and his/her research advisor must be members of the Southern Appalachian Botanical Society (SABS): http://sabs.appstate.edu/membershipSupport in the form of a Core Student Research Award will be presented to an individual student for a given research project only once; applications for additional support for the same project will not be considered.The research advisor will attest to the applicant's student status and validity of the research proposal.The annual award period will run from May 1 of the award year through April 30 of the next year.An individual award may not exceed $500.Award applications for consideration each year must be received by the committee chair no later than February 7, 2016.  See application cover sheet for submission information. The chair will transmit copies of each application to other members of the committee and will subsequently report the decision of the committee to the Society president by April 1st. Award recipients will be announced in April at the annual meeting of SABS with the Association of Southeastern Biologists.Awards will be designated on a competitive basis with the applications reviewed and awardee(s) selected by the Core Student Research Award Committee. Should a member of the committee be the research advisor of an applicant, he/she will be excused as a reviewer for that proposal.  Recipients of a Core Student Research Award are expected to submit a summary for publication in Chinquapin (our newsletter). Though not required, recipients are encouraged to submit the results of their research to Castanea for possible publication. In any case, oral presentation(s) and/or publication(s) resulting from financial support will appropriately acknowledge SABS.
Submit completed applications to:Lisa Kelly, Chair 
    Phone: 910-521-6377  E-mail: lisa.kelly at uncp.edu 		 	   		  

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