Bo Koster Grant For Nature Study

Webster Groves Nature Study Society

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Grant amount: Up to US $3,000

Anticipated deadline: Feb 15, 2020

Applicant type: Undergraduate Student Graduate Student

Funding uses: Research

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Illinois, Missouri

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Overview:

The Webster Groves Nature Study Society is pleased to announce that applications are being accepted for the Bo Koster Grant for Nature Study, an annual award to support fieldwork of a college student in natural history. The Bo Koster grant honors long time WGNSS member Bo Koster, an avid birder and researcher in diabetes.

The scholarship is eligible to graduate or undergraduate students at accredited college or universities in Missouri and Illinois. Students planning field work in such areas as ornithology, systematics of plants or animals, entomology, forestry, ecology, behavior, population genetics, conservation, biogeography, or those desiring to attend a field course work in such areas are invited to apply. The amount to be awarded will be up to $2,000 for one year.

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

Eligibility:

  • The scholarship is eligible to graduate or undergraduate students at accredited college or universities in Missouri and Illinois. 
  • Students planning field work in such areas as ornithology, systematics of plants or animals, entomology, forestry, ecology, behavior, population genetics, conservation, biogeography, or those desiring to attend a field course work in such areas are invited to apply. 

Ineligibility:

  • The funds cannot be used to pay overhead to any institution.
  • Personal expenses should not to be included.