Conservation Biology Advanced Study Institute Part II, January 10 - 15, 2011

Applications will continue to be accepted until all slots are filled.

Participants should submit their applications to DIMACS

Four parts to the application:
1. the electronic application form
2. a statement of interest and commitment from you (uploaded through the website, .pdf and .doc files only)
3. a letter of recommendation (uploaded through the website, .pdf and .doc files only).
4. a letter from your mentor specifically committing to work with you upon your return from the Institute (uploaded through the website, .pdf and .doc files only).

1. Graduate Student Applicant: On-line Application

This electronic application will collect information about your background, who is writing your recommendation letter, who will mentor your research back at your home institution, and basic information on how to contact you.

2. Graduate Student Applicant: Submit Statement of Interest and Commitment (.pdf or .doc files only)

Here is your opportunity to explain why you should be chosen to participate in the Advanced Study Institute. You can explain your background, interests, motivations, and plans for the future. You also should elaborate on your commitment to continue with a research project in your home institution.

3. Faculty Recommender: Submit Letter of Support (.pdf or .doc files only)

Please explain why you believe the applicant has the background and ability to participate in this institute.

4. Faculty Mentor: Submit Letter of Support (.pdf or .doc files only)

We expect students who participate in the Advanced Study Institute to continue doing research when they return to their home institution. Please acknowledge that you are willing to mentor the student in this research, whether it is a continuation of research begun during the institute or a new project.

Note: If the recommender and mentor are the same person they may submit a combined recommendation/mentor letter. Please upload the letter under the Faculty Mentor letter of support heading.

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