|KBS Scholarships and Fellowships|
To help offset the costs of taking courses or being in residence at KBS, we offer primarily housing (room and board) scholarships. Awards range from $100 to $3000. The amount awarded will depend on the number of courses taken and whether the student will be in residence. Preference is given to students who plan to live at KBS. Although KBS scholarships are based on merit, please indicate on your application if you would like us to consider your financial needs as well, and what your financial needs are.
We offer scholarships to students that enroll in our courses. We prioritize scholarships for students that live in residence at KBS, but also provide small scholarships to students that commute from campus (to support carpooling).
KBS Scholar Program
The KBS Scholar Program provides a large scholarship ($2,000-$3,000) to undergraduates that live in residence at KBS and take a large number of credits. Additionally KBS Scholars participate in regular Professional Development sessions offered during the summer. KBS Scholar funding can be used towards Room & Board as well as tuition. Students must enroll in at least 7 credits to apply and priority is given to students that enroll in the most credit. To apply fill out the Undergraduate Scholarship Application (below).
Application review begins March 15th, 2014
Graduate students interested in conducting research at KBS are eligible to apply for limited, competitive Research Awards. Research awards are typically $500. Preference is given to students early in their research careers. These awards come from the T. Wayne and Katherine Porter (preference for work on invertebrates), G. H. Lauff funds and the MSU graduate school.
The LTER also provides small grants to graduate students interested in conducting research at KBS related to the LTER.
Graduate Students enrolled at MSU are eligible to apply for limited, competitive Research Fellowhips. These fellowships are intended for non-KBS graduate students to make it possible for them to pursue research at KBS. They can cover room and board as well as some research expenses. Thesse awards come from the MSU graduate school.
Requests received prior to March 15, 2013 will have priority for funding.
(Note: This application covers housing, tuition, and research funding)
Questions? Contact KBSsummer@kbs.msu.edu.
Scholarships and fellowships enable promising young scientists to spend the summer in residence at the W.K. Kellogg Biological Station by offsetting the expense of staying at a field station. If you would like to support any of the following funds, please go to our Giving to KBS page.
George H. Lauff Scholarship
The Lauff Scholarship was established by KBS Director Emeritus Dr. George H. Lauff to provide tuition and research awards to undergraduate and graduate students at KBS. This scholarship is the first endowed scholarship at KBS and celebrates the commitment of Dr. Lauff to fostering the next generation of ecologists.
T. Wayne and Kathryn Porter Graduate Fellowship
Porter Fellowships are available to graduate students pursuing research at KBS, with preference given to students interested in studying invertebrates.
The fellowship honors the lifelong commitment of Dr. Porter to field studies of invertebrates and the many years he taught at KBS.
Joe Johnson Fellowship Fund
The Joe Johnson Fellowship supports student internships and research on wildlife conservation, habitat preservation and restoration at the Kellogg Bird Sanctuary. The fellowship was established to honor Joe’s 48 years of work at the Kellogg Bird Sanctuary and his lifetime commitment to wildlife conservation and education.
Patricia A Werner Scholarship
This scholarship honors Patricia A. Werner, a former KBS faculty member, internationally recognized plant population ecologist, educator and science administrator. The intent of this scholarship is to provide hands-on field experiences to students as a vital complement to their classroom and laboratory studies.
Noall Scholarship in Biological and Environmental Science
This scholarship honors Sharin E. & Thomas Noall and Charles & Thelma Noall. The intent for this scholarship is to provide a life changing experience for MSU students at KBS.
Benjamin Skulnick Scholarship
Harvey and Janet Skulnick established the fund in loving memory of their son, Benjamin, who spent several summers at KBS. The scholarship honors his life and recognizes the importance KBS had on Ben as an MSU student.
The Skulnick scholarship can defray the cost for a student to be in residence at KBS and participate in coursework or research.
The Residential Opportunities at the Kellogg Station scholarship was established by an anonymous donor to provide students the opportunity to combine classroom and field research experiences while living in residence at the Kellogg Biological Station. Funds are awarded to cover tuition, housing, and related expenses to students planning to be in residence at KBS for any academic term.
Questions? Contact KBSsummer@kbs.msu.edu.
|Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 January 2014 03:18|