Paleonet: Please Post - John W. Wells Grants in Aid of Research
Leslie L Skibinski
lls94 at cornell.edu
Wed Jan 25 14:43:50 GMT 2017
The Paleontological Research Institution (PRI) invites applications from graduate students and post-doctoral researchers for the 2017 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 collection can be searched online at www.pricollectionsdatabase.org<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.pricollectionsdatabase.org&d=AwMFAg&c=-dg2m7zWuuDZ0MUcV7Sdqw&r=CLFZJ3fvGSmDp7xK1dNZfh6uGV_h-8NVlo3fXNoRNzI&m=fETJFcMXBI3t0fB_o86yd9dXRW055OIUTyBquVG-xrA&s=pUcPNUjO_OWjcdqTUsjn_mg_rGjiP9GW5d3_RbufEUw&e=>.
Applications should include a brief (one page)description of the research project, a budget justification and a letter of recommendation.
Application deadline is February 15, 2017.
Please e-mail your application material to Dr. Gregory P. Dietl, Curator of Cenozoic Invertebrates at gpd3 at cornell.edu<mailto:gpd3 at cornell.edu>.
Leslie L. Skibinski
Paleontological Research Institution
1259 Trumansburg Road
Ithaca, New York 14850
Ph. (607) 273-6623 ext. 28
Fax: (607) 273-6620
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