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Faculty of Graduate Studies


Howard Daugherty International Graduate Award in Neotropical Conservation (a GSMP award)

Award level:  Master's or doctoral
Award value: up to $10,000*
Renewable: Non-renewable
Domestic/VISA: International students, with a student visa
Number of awards: Up to 3*
Eligible area of study: (a) Research related to neotropical conservation that is undertaken in the vicinity of the Las Nubes Biological Reserve in Costa Rica; (b) Reserach that contributes to meeting the goals of the Las Nubas Project.
Selection criteria: (a) Research related to neotropical conservation that is undertaken in the vicinity of the Las Nubes Biological Reserve in Costa Rica, and/or that contributes to meeting the goals of the Las Nubes Project; (b) Academic accomplishments; (c) Financial need.
Application / nomination package: (a) Statement of Research; (b) CV; (c) Transcripts (supplied by graduate program from Admissions File); (d) Confirmation of financial need; (e) Letter of nomination (supplied by the graduate program director).
Process: The Las Nubes Program will identify potential nominees and request the documentation noted above. The Las Nubes Program will meet prior to April 1 to identify the nominee for the following academic year. Note: students cannot apply directly to FGS. They must be nominated by their Graduate Program.
FGS deadline: Programs with eligible files can nominate a maximum of two files to FGS in rank order. Program nominations with complete documentation are due to Sandra Yiu in the Office of the Daen, Graduate Studies by April 1. The Faculty of Graduate Studies Awards Committee will review nominees for eligibility.
For more information:
Contact: Graduate Program in Environmental Studies fesgpd@yorku.ca
Notes: * The value and number of award(s) in any given year will depend on the rate of distribution from the endowment fund, and the number of recipients selected.


 

 

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