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Glacier National Park Conservancy – Jerry O’Neal Research Fellowship -2019 Call

Applications are now being accepted for the Glacier National Park Conservancy - Jerry O'Neal Research Fellowship for work in Glacier National Park, Grant-Kohrs Ranch NHS, and Little Bighorn Battlefield NM. The fellowship aims to provide educational assistance for students seeking to understand natural and cultural resources issues and how these interact with human values. Special consideration will be given to proposals that address the following:

  1. natural resource issues such as aquatic ecology, terrestrial ecology, fire ecology, invasive plants, and climate change

  2. cultural resource issues, such as history and architectural studies, cultural landscape reports, ethnographic research and archeology

  3. social science that informs resource management about a natural or cultural topic and/or that addresses visitor impacts to park resources

Competition is open to graduate students or superior upper division undergraduate students at RM-CESU universities and colleges only.  Awards range from $1000-5000. Applications must be submitted electronically by February 15, 2019. Application Process

Upcoming RM-CESU and Partner Events 

November 14-15, 2018: RM-CESU Fall Meeting, Fort Collins, CO.

November 29-December 1, 2018: 2018 Rocky Mountain Citizen Science Conference, Cody, WY. Citizen Science is an increasingly popular way to bring together scientist and science-minded people to support evidence-based decision-making on our public lands and in our communities.  This conference will bring together project coordinators, participants, students, teachers, and those with general interest to discuss the challenges and rewards of citizen science in the rural west.  Visit Citizen Science for details.