Jean Theodore Lacordaire Prize

Coleopterists Society


Grant amount: US $300

Anticipated deadline: Mar 1, 2019

Applicant type: PhD Student

Funding uses: Research

Location of project: United States

Location of residency: United States

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Overview:

The Coleopterists Society is an international organization devoted to the study of all aspects of systematics and biology of beetles of the world.

The Lacordaire Prize gives annual recognition to the finest work by young Coleopterists. The Prize represents the attainment of the highest achievement for Ph.D. dissertation research based on the biology and evolution of beetles. Each year, the Lacordaire Prize will be awarded to the author of the best paper dealing with the systematics or biology of Coleoptera based upon a doctoral dissertation published in the preceding calendar year. Nominations are open to papers whose primary subject is some aspect of Coleoptera systematics or biology, published in a widely distributed, paper and ink format publication available by subscription (journal) or sale (book). 

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

Eligibility:

  • Nominations are accepted from the scientific community at-large and a distinguished panel of world leaders of the coleopterist community. 
  •  Nominations are open to papers:
    • whose primary subject is some aspect of Coleoptera systematics or biology,
    • published in a widely distributed, paper and ink format publication available by subscription (journal) or sale (book), AND
    • based upon a doctoral dissertation published in the preceding calendar year. 
  •  Publications in any language using the Latin alphabet are acceptable.
  • Only single authored papers are eligible or papers that are co-authored when a second, and junior, author is the student's major advisor.
    • In this latter case, the Prize will be awarded only to the former student and not the advisor.

Ineligibility:

  •  Self-nominations are not accepted.