Ted McHenry Biology Field Research

The Ted McHenry Biology Field Research furthers biological field research by providing support for graduate students at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, with the prospect of achieving a better understanding of ecosystems in Alaska’s Copper River Basin. Preference will be given to research in Alaska on species that occur in the Copper River Basin and to studies of less well-known species (animals, plants, and microflora). Expenditures may include living expenses, equipment, communications, travel, or other necessary expenses for field studies.

Requirements: be a graduate student; majoring in biology or biological sciences at UAF; minimum GPA of 2.0 in good academic standing; demonstrated motivation, and academic and leadership potential. Preference will be given to research in Alaska on species that occur in the Copper River Basin and to studies of less well-known species (animals, plants, and microflora); second preference will be given to students who have demonstrated interest in and potential for a career in field biology, third preference will be given to students who have demonstrated a solid grounding in the scientific method and are competent living and working in Alaska’s outdoors.

Award
Up to $5,000
Campus and Colleges
College of Natural Science and Mathematics, UAF
Deadline
02/15/2021