Florida Museum of Natural History

Vertebrate Paleontology

International Travel Grants to Study the Vertebrate Paleontology Collection at the FLMNH

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Prospectus - Revised February 2009

Introduction

These grants provide funds for an international student, recent graduate, or postdoctoral fellow residing in another country, to help defray the costs of studying the vertebrate paleontology collections at the Florida Museum of Natural History. This grant is supported by the Vertebrate Paleontology Endowment Fund at the Florida Museum of Natural History.

Frequency and Amount of Award

Application procedure

A brief application should address the following:

  1. Narrative (no more than 2 pages)
    a. The research objectives of the project.
    b. Why the collections will help advance the applicant's research project.
  2. Budget of how the $500 will be used, if other than for hotel.
  3. Student's CV
    Applications should be submitted electronically to either:
    Dr. Bruce J. MacFadden or Dr. Jonathan Bloch
  4. Applications can be submitted in English, French, or Spanish.

Previous recipients

For grant inquiries, contact:

Bruce J. MacFadden, Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology - or - Jonathan Bloch, Assistant Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology
Florida Museum of Natural History - University of Florida, Gainesville FL USA
Email: Dr. Bruce J. MacFadden or Dr. Jonathan Bloch

For permission to visit and study the collection contact:

Either Bruce MacFadden, Jonathan Bloch - or - Dr. Richard C. Hulbert (Collections Manager)
Vertebrate Paleontology
Florida Museum of Natural History - University of Florida, Gainesville FL USA