Paleonet: John W. Wells Grant - deadline February 15th

Judith Nagel-Myers jn226 at
Wed Feb 4 19:32:42 GMT 2009

Short reminder the deadline for applications is February 15th!

*John W. Wells Grants-in-Aid of Research Program*

The Paleontological Research Institution (PRI) invites applications from 
graduate students and post-doctoral researchers for the 2009 John W. 
Wells Grants-in-Aid of Research Program to support collections-based 
research in any field of paleontology. The program awards grants of up 
to $500 to visit PRI’s collections.
This grant honors John W. Wells (1907-1994), past President of the PRI 
Board of Trustees, a long-time geology faculty member at Cornell 
University, and one of the world’s leading authorities on fossil and 
living corals.
PRI houses one of the largest collections of invertebrate fossils in 
North America, with particular strengths in Cenozoic mollusks from the 
Western Hemisphere and marine invertebrates of the northeastern U.S., 
especially the Devonian of Central New York. PRI’s Type and Figured 
collection is searchable online at 

*The application deadline is February 15^th , 2009*.

Applications should include a brief (1-page) description of the research 
project, a budget justification and a letter of recommendation.

For further information about the grant application or PRI’s 
collections, please contact:
Dr. Gregory P. Dietl, Director of Collections, Paleontological Research 
Institution, 607-273-6623 ext. 17; gpd3 at
Application materials can be emailed to gpd3 at 
<mailto:gpd3 at> or mailed to the address below:

John W. Wells Grants-in-Aid of Research Program
Paleontological Research Institution
1259 Trumansburg Road
Ithaca, NY 14850 USA

Dr. Judith Nagel-Myers
Collections Manager
Paleontological Research Institution,
affiliated with Cornell University
1259 Trumansburg Road
Ithaca, NY 14850

Ph:   (607) 273.6623 x 21
Fax:  (607) 273.6620

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