Graduate Student Fellowship Program (Collaborative Ph.D. Programs)
American Museum of Natural History (AMNH)
Grant amount: Unspecified amount
Anticipated deadline: Dec 15, 2018
Applicant type: PhD Student
Funding uses: Fellowship
Location of project: Anywhere in the world
Location of residency: Counties in New York: New York County, Suffolk County, Tompkins County
University restriction: New York University Cornell College City University of New York, Graduate School and University Center State University of New York at Stony Brook Columbia UniversityView website Save Need help writing this grant?
The AMNH Graduate Student Fellowship Program is an educational partnership with selected universities, dedicated to the training of Ph.D. candidates in those scientific disciplines practiced at the Museum. The university exercises education jurisdiction over the students and awards the degree. At least one Museum curator serves as a graduate advisor, co-major professor or major professor, and adjunct university faculty member. The student benefits by having the staff and facilities of both the university and the Museum in order to carry on their training and research.
The current joint graduate training programs include five universities:
- Columbia University provides students opportunities in anthropology, paleontology, earth and planetary sciences, and ecology, evolutionary, and environmental biology;
- Cornell University in entomology;
- The Graduate Center of the City University of New York in earth and planetary sciences, paleontology, and evolutionary biology;
- New York University in molecular biology; and
- Stony Brook University in astronomy and astrophysics.
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- To be eligible for the AMNH Graduate Fellowship, students must apply to both the host University’s Ph.D. program
- Only new, first-time Ph.D. applicants will be considered.
- To be eligible students must apply to a Ph.D. program in the collaborated universities.
- The current collaborations are with Columbia University, City University of New York (CUNY), Cornell University, Stony Brook University, and New York University (NYU).
- Students already matriculated in a Ph.D. program are not eligible to apply
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