Academic Fellowships in Karst Studies

Cave Conservancy Foundation

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Grant amount: US $6,000 - US $20,000

Deadline: May 1, 2020

Applicant type: Graduate Student Undergraduate Student

Funding uses: Fellowship

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: United States

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Academic Fellowships Announcement 

Since 1997 the Foundation has offered 36 fellowships, totaling $335,000. Many professionals have been involved in the selection process but special recognition is warrant for Dr. David Culver and Dr. Horton H. Hobbs who proposed and developed the program and had led the program since its establishmen. In 2015 we welcomed Dr. Annette S. Engel on board as the contact for graduate fellowships (M.S. and Ph.D.) replacing retiring Dr. David Culver. In 2016 we are saden by the passing of Dr. Horton H. Hobbs III and we welcome Dr. Daniel W. Fong as our contact for undergraduate fellowships.

Ph.D, MS and Undergraduate Fellowship Awards

The Cave Conservancy Foundation will award an Undergraduate Fellowship in Karst Studies for $6000, a M.S. Graduate Fellowship in Karst Studies for $7000, and a Ph.D. Graduate Fellowship in Karst Studies for $20,000. Any study of caves and karst in any field, including but not limited to archaeology, biology, engineering, geography, geology, and social sciences will be considered. The research can involve any cave and karst areas, including those outside the United States. 

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • Applicants must be full-time students at a U.S. college or university.