IAB Director's Office
(Assistant to the Director)
IAB Proposal Office
Instructions for Proposal Submission
UAF Office of Sponsored Programs
University of Alaska Fairbanks
P.O. Box 757270
Fairbanks, AK 99775-7270
University Foundation: www.alaska.edu/foundation/
Grants, Scholarships, Fellowships, Awards
Alaska EPSCoR Mini-Grant Awards
Amount: Up to $20,000
Deadline: 14 Sep 2015
Who May Apply: • undergraduate students • graduate students • post-docs • faculty
The Alaska NSF Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (Alaska NSF EPSCoR) is awarding grants of up to $20,000 for teams of University of Alaska faculty, staff and/or students to develop innovative data visualizations for display in the new UAF Decision Theater North facility, or in the UAA Planetarium and Visualization Theater. Visualization projects should be relevant to an Alaskan population(s) or community(ies), and should include a detailed plan to use the visualization as a means to communicate scientific data and to engage members of the public. Teams can consist of up to five members and could include individuals with skill sets in research, art and design, computer programming, decision-making and communication. Projects should reflect social-ecological science research themes addressed by Alaska EPSCoR such as sustainable communities, hydrologic and landscape change, and science education and outreach (see www.alaska.edu/epscor/program structure/ for more information.)
Project principal investigator (PI) should be a UA employee. Non-UA employees cannot receive funds.
1. Application Form with the name, campus and ID number of each project member.
2. Two-page (maximum) Project Description from project leader to include:
a) Detailed overview of project, including science question, data utilized, approach for data visualization, and anticipated final visualization product;
b) Description of how the project integrates with EPSCoR goals; and
c) Details on target audience and potential ways to share project outcomes.
3. A Budget Spreadsheet. Please note: funds should be directed primarily for salary support. Include direct costs only in your budget. Applicable F&A will be added at time of award. Period of performance is firm and non-extendable and unused funds are non-transferable.Two-page (maximum) resume of project PI, preferably following NSF formatting guidelines
Applications can be found on the Alaska EPSCoR web site at www.alaska.edu/epscor/decision-theater-north/mini-grants/
Project PI will send a single PDF document that includes each of the required items in the above order to firstname.lastname@example.org by midnight AKDT September 14, 2015. Please contact the Alaska EPSCoR office at 907.474.5989 with any questions.
Contact: Pips Veazey at email@example.com or 907-474-5989.
Wisconsin Waterfowl Hunter's Scholarship
Amount: $500 - $1500
Deadline: 15 Oct 2015
Who May Apply: • undergraduate students • graduate students
Wisconsin Waterfowl Hunters’ Conference is planning on awarding either one scholarship in the amount of $1,500.00, or one scholarship in the amount of $1,000.00 and another in the amount of $500.00 or 3 scholarships in the amount of $500.00 each during the 2016 Conference. Funding for the scholarships comes from tax deductable donations to the Conference Scholarship fund by Conference participants and from revenues generated by a special Conference raffle. In addition, the donated funds have help cover the Conference registration fees of college students enrolled in a wildlife management program.
In order to be eligible for these scholarships, an applicant must be registered as an undergraduate or graduate student at a Wisconsin University, College or Vocational Technical Institute (Wisconsin residency not required) in a program that has a curriculum heavily into wetland ecology or waterfowl management or is registered as an undergraduate or graduate student at an out of state (Wisconsin residency is required in this case) University, College or Vocational Technical Institute (including Canadian schools) in a program that has a curriculum heavily into wetland ecology or waterfowl management.
Notification and Processing:
The recipient(s) of the scholarship(s) will be announced at the 2016 Wisconsin Waterfowl Hunters’ Conference and a letter will be sent to the successful candidate. The award will be in the form of a check that will be made out to the recipient and to the post-secondary school that the recipient is attending. The check may be mailed to the financial aid director of that school and can be collected by the recipient at the time of registration. At the Scholarship Committee’s discretion, it may present the check to the recipient direct.
College transcripts, GPA, career goals statement, summary of past pertinent work experience in wildlife management including volunteer work, extracurricular activities and statement indicating why you feel you should receive the scholarship award.
A letter must contain the following information:
- Applicants name, school address, and home of record address, phone numbers for each and an email address.
- A copy of your college transcripts and grade points both undergraduate and graduate if applicable.
- A statement of your career goals.
- A summary of any pertinent past work experience in wildlife management including volunteer work.
- Involvement in any extracurricular activities that pertain to your career goal
- The name and address (including phone number and email address) of your current advisor or major professor.
- A statement of why you feel you should be awarded this scholarship.
- For applicants not attending a Wisconsin University, College or Vocational Technical College, proof of Wisconsin residency is required which will be the name, address and phone number of the Wisconsin high school you graduated from and the year of graduation.
- A statement whether or not you are a licensed hunter (indicate state/province most recently hunted in) and if you are a waterfowl hunter.
Contact: Send a letter of scholarship application to Jon R. Bergquist, CWB; 220 2nd St; Amery, WI 54001.
Erich Follmann Memorial Student Research Fund
Deadline: 31 Dec 2020
Who May Apply: • graduate students
The Erich Follmann Memorial Student Research Fund was established to provide supplementary support to graduate students at the University of Alaska Fairbanks studying carnivores in the Arctic. The fund was established in memory of professor and wildlife biologist Erich Follmann following his death in 2010.
Award Amount: The maximum grant size is limited by the amount available in the fund. Students are encouraged to request the amount they need.
To be eligible, a student must be:
- A graduate student enrolled in the Department of Biology and Wildlife or the School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences
- In good academic standing
- Conducting research related to carnivorous mammals in the Arctic, including both terrestrial and marine species
Use of Funds: Funds are intended to assist with incidental expenses of field research, including, but not limited to, travel, contractual services, supplies, and equipment. Expenses associated with travel to meetings or conferences in order to present the results of research are also acceptable.
Application Procedure: Write a 400 - 600 word statement on the subject of your research, including the amount of funding requested and the intended use of funds. Submit the statement to UAF-BW-Apps@alaska.
Deadline: Funds may be requested at any time of the year
Contact: Scholarship Coordinator, 474-6228, firstname.lastname@example.org