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THE CAVE CONSERVANCY FOUNDATION

FELLOWSHIPS IN KARST STUDIES

2014 Scholarship Announcement

Since 1997 the Foundation has offered 30 scholarships, totaling $280,000. Many professionals have been involved in the selection process but special recognition is warrant for Dr. David Culver and Dr. Horton H. Hobbs who proposed and developed the program and has led the program since its establishment.

CAVE CONSERVANCY FOUNDATION 2014 GRADUATE AND UNDERGRADUATE FELLOWSHIP AWARDS (3)
The Cave Conservancy Foundation will award an Undergraduate Fellowship in Karst Studies for $5000, a M.S. Graduate Fellowship in Karst Studies for $5000, and a Ph.D. Graduate Fellowship in Karst Studies for $15,000. Any study of caves and karst in any field, including but not limited to archeology, biology, engineering, geography, geology, and social sciences will be considered. The research can involve any cave and karst areas, including those outside the United States. Applicants must be full-time students at a U.S. college or university.

Applicants for the undergraduate fellowship must include a letter of intent, a research proposal not exceeding 5000 words, a letter of support from the undergraduate advisor, and undergraduate transcripts. E-mail applications, with “request receipt” notation to: hhobbs@wittenberg.edu and cavecv@aol.com The complete application must be received by May 1, 2014. The award will be announced by June 1, 2014. For more information contact Dr. Horton H. Hobbs III, via e-mail at hhobbs@wittenberg.edu.

Applicants for the graduate fellowships (M.S. and Ph.D.) must include a letter of intent, a curriculum vita, a thesis proposal, graduate transcripts, and two letters of recommendation, one being from the thesis advisor. E-mail application, with “request receipt” notation, to: dculver@american.edu and cavecv@aol.com. The complete application must be received by May 1, 2014. The award will be announced by July 1, 2014. For more information contact Dr. David C. Culver, via e-mail at dculver@american.edu. If it is necessary to mail the application send it to: Cave Conservancy Foundation; Attn: Fellowship Program; 13131 Overhill Lake Lane; Glen Allen, VA 23059. Mailed material should be received no later than April 24th to allow time for distribution. Please E-mail the appropriate above cited contacts that mailed material is being sent.
At times The Cave Conservancy of the Virginias has also awarded fellowships. It is not necessary to apply to both.

Index:
CCF's home page
Donations and Grants Given
Current Page Fellowship in Karst Studies
Fellowships Awarded
CCF Contact Page
Grant Application.doc
Fellowships Application.doc



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