Paleonet: Cushman Foundation Student Research Awards

John Groves john.groves at
Fri Dec 2 15:15:00 GMT 2011

The Cushman Foundation for Foraminiferal Research annually offers three
student research awards, with the amount of each award being up to US
$2,000. Students with developed or planned research projects are encouraged
to apply for support.

·  *Joseph A. Cushman Award for Student Research* supports graduate
research projects dealing with the systematics, biostratigraphy, evolution,
ecology/paleoecology, or genetics of fossil or living foraminifera.

·  *William V. Sliter Research Award* supports graduate research on any
topic dealing with Mesozoic and Cenozoic foraminifera.

·  *Loeblich and Tappan Student Research Award* supports undergraduate and
graduate research on any aspect of living or fossil foraminifera or other
protists, such as diatoms, coccolithophorids, dinoflagellates, acritarchs,
or radiolaria.

Instructions and application forms can be found at the Cushman Foundation
website: The application
deadline is March 1, 2012. Proposals will be evaluated and funds awarded
soon thereafter.
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