Mickey Scudder Scholarship in Field Biology

Webster Groves Nature Study Society


Grant amount: Up to US $1,000

Anticipated deadline: Feb 19, 2019

Applicant type: Graduate Student

Funding uses: Research

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Missouri

University restriction: Washington University in St. Louis University of Missouri - Saint Louis Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville St. Louis University

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Overview:

The Mickey Scudder Scholarship in Field Biology is an annual award to support the field work of a graduate student in natural history. The Scudder grant honors long time WGNSS member Mickey Scudder, who is well remembered for her infectious enthusiasm towards field work, particularly with wild birds.

​The scholarship is for eligible graduate students registered for advanced degrees (M.S., M.A. or Ph.D.) at universities in the Greater St. Louis Metropolitan area. These institutions include: St. Louis University, University of Southern Illinois, Edwardsville, University of Missouri at St. Louis and Washington University.

​Graduate students planning field work in areas such as ornithology, systematics of plants or animals, entomology, forestry, ecology, behavior, population genetics, etc. or those desiring to attend a field station to take course work in such areas are invited to apply for the scholarship. The amount to be awarded will be up to $1,000 for one year.

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

Eligibility:

  • The scholarship is eligible to graduate students registered for advanced degrees (M.S., M.A. or Ph.D.) at universities in the Greater St. Louis Metropolitan area. 
    • These institutions include: St. Louis University, University of Southern Illinois, Edwardsville, University of Missouri at St. Louis and Washington University.
  • Graduate students planning field work in areas such as ornithology, systematics of plants or animals, entomology, forestry, ecology, behavior, population genetics, etc. or those desiring to attend a field station to take course work in such areas are invited to apply for the scholarship.

Ineligibility:

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