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Application for the 2018 SFS Endowment Awards for Students & Others

The SFS Endowment Awards for Students (* any researcher as well as students may apply for the Systematics award) application consists of two parts.

Part 1 consists of basic applicant information.  Note: non-students applying for the Systematics award do not need to complete the degree program information).

Part 2 requires a one-page description of your research or proposed research uploaded as a PDF. Please see the instructions below for the one-page description and follow the formatting guidelines.

Completed applications are due on January 31, 2018 and must be submitted through this page on the SFS website.

If you have any questions, contact the committee chair: Wilfred Wollheim, wil.wollheim@unh.edu.

Application Part 1

Please fill out your information for Part 1 of the application.

*Students applying for various named funds (Simpson, Boesel/Sanderson, Systematics and travel awards) will also be considered for the General Endowment awards.

*Select "Not Applicable" if not a student

*Leave blank if not a student

*Leave blank if not a student

*Leave blank if not a student

Application Part 2

In a PDF, include the information below (in the order listed) using a maximum of 1 page (excluding references) and minimum of 11 point font (Times New Roman preferred) and 1" margins.

Name of Award:

Name of Applicant:

Title of Research:



Research Methods:

Research Results (preliminary or expected):

Broader Significance (to contemporary issues in benthic science):

References (maximum 3, use JNABS/Freshwater Science format):

Please name your file as follows: AwardName_StudentName.pdf. The form will not submit if you do not use the .pdf (lowercase) file extension.

Only pdf files can be uploaded, any other file type will result in an error.


Application Submission

Click the submission link below to submit your application. The completed application is due on or before the 31st of January 2018.  

Please note: You should receive a confirmation email upon successful submission of your application.  If you do not receive an email, check all of your answers and try and resubmit.

Contact Information

If you have any questions, contact the committee chair: Wilfred Wollheim, wil.wollheim@unh.edu.

If you experience any technical difficulties in submitting your application, please contact the web editor (sfsmembership@usu.edu).

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