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h. branch howe jr. graduate student research grant. . .


H. Branch Howe Jr. Biography

Call for Applications

The Georgia Ornithological Society offers graduate student research grants of up to $15,000 in support of ornithological research..

Guidelines for Grant Applicants

1) Applicants must be GOS members to apply for the Howe Graduate Student Research Grant.

2)The applicants, during the grant period, must be enrolled graduate students in the State of Georgia.

3) The research must be primarily ornithological and must be conducted under faculty direction.

4) Preference will be given first to research performed in Georgia; second to that performed in the U.S. outside Georgia; third to that performed in the Americas outside the U.S., especially when involving species moving between North and South America; and then to that performed in other parts of the world.

5) The grant will normally be for a period of 12 months. Application for renewal is permitted. The grant will not fund the grantee's salary, tuition, university overhead, or indirect costs.

6) The grant committee** will determine the amount to be granted per applicant. It may award the entire grantable amount to one applicant (unlikely) or apportion varying amounts among several applicants as it deems fit.

7) The applicant should state whether he/she can do the necessary work if the amount granted were less than the amount requested.

8) GOS will not award money from both of its graduate student grant sources (i.e., Howe and Terrell) to an individual applicant within the same calendar year.

9) The typewritten grant application, double spaced, not to exceed 10 pages, should include a description of the research project, literature citations, an itemized budget, a statement of other financial support, and a brief resume of the applicant. Two letters of reference, submitted separately, are also required, one of which should be from the directing faculty member.

10) Three copies of the application and of each letter of reference should be submitted. Photocopies are acceptable.

11) The grant application and the letters of reference shall reach the Research Grant Committee no later than December 31 each year. The grantees shall be selected by February 28, with the concurrence of the GOS Executive Committee.

12) At the end of the grant period, the grantee is required to submit to the Research Grant Committee a brief written summary of research results and grant expenditures. The grantee is encouraged to present research results to the members of GOS at a semiannual meeting and/or to submit a manuscript to the journal of GOS, The Oriole.

GOS Howe Research Grant Committee
9141 Creekside Trail
Stone Mountain, GA 30087
(678) 684-3889

** Grant applications will be reviewed and evaluated by a three-person committee (i.e., Howe Grant Committee). The chairperson of this committee shall be appointed by the GOS president. The chairperson shall then appoint two committee members with the concurrence of the president. The committee shall include at least one research scientist. In the event that there is a conflict of interest involving an applicant and a committee member, the committee member shall recuse himself or herself from the review process for that application. If a committee member must be recused, the chairperson or acting chairperson shall recommend a temporary replacement for the president’s concurrence.

H. Branch Howe, Jr.
Graduate Student Research Grants Awarded

2013 - Shannon Curry, M.S. candidate, University of Georgia
Lauren M. Deaner, M.S. candidate, Georgia Southern University
Brigette N. Haram, M.S. candidate, University of Georgia
Anna Joy Lehmicke, Ph.D. candidate, University of Georgia
Katie LeAnn Reames, M.S. candidate, Georgia Southern University
Abby Sterling, M.S. candidate, University of Georgia
 
2012 - Camille Beasley, M.S. candidate, University of Georgia
Mason Cline, Ph.D. candidate, University of Georgia
Emily Cornelius, M.S. candidate, University of Georgia
Christy Greene, Ph.D. candidate, GeorgiaState University
Brigette N. Haram, M.S. candidate, University of Georgia
Clark Jones, Ph.D. candidate, University of Georgia
Ryan A. Malloy, Ph.D. candidate, University of Georgia
Gabrielle L. Robinson, M.S. candidate, University of Georgia
 
2011 - Camille Beasley, M.S. candidate, University of Georgia
Clark D. Jones, Ph.D. candidate, University of Georgia
Anna Joy Lehmicke, Ph.D. candidate, University of Georgia
Ryan A. Malloy, Ph.D. candidate, University of Georgia
Gabrielle L. Robinson, M.S. candidate, University of Georgia
 
2010 - Clark D. Jones, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Georgia
Patti J. Newell, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Georgia
Bryan L. Nuse, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Georgia
 
2009 - Jonathan K. Gray, M.S. Candidate, University of Georgia
Brett M. Maley, M.S. Candidate, University of Georgia
Catherine E. Ricketts, M.S. Candidate, University of Georgia
Kirk W. Stodola, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Georgia
 
2008 - Ryan Malloy, M.S. Candidate, University of Georgia
Michael C. Parrish, M.S. Candidate, University of Georgia
Kathryn Spear, M.S. candidate, University of Georgia
Kirk Stodola, Ph.D. candidate, University of Georgia
 
2007 - Dallas Rebecca Ingram, MS candidate, Valdosta State University
Brandon Noel, PhD candidate, Arkansas State University
Kathryn Spear, MS candidate, University of Georgia
 

2006 -

Renee E. Carleton, PhD candidate, University of Georgia
Nico Suzanne Dauphine, PhD candidate, University of Georgia
Soo Hyung Eo, PhD candidate, University of Georgia
Rua Stob, PhD candidate, University of Georgia
 

2005 -

Nico Suzanne Dauphine, PhD Candidate, University of Georgia
Cary Leung, PhD Candidate, Emory University
Elizabeth K. Mojica, MS candidate, University of Georgia
Brandon L. Noel, MS candidate, Georgia Southern University
 
2004 - Nico Suzanne Dauphine, PhD Candidate, University of Georgia
Catharine Bradley, PhD Candidate, Emory University
Guo-Jing Weng, PhD Candidate, University of Georgia
 
2003 - Wendy Grus, PhD Candidate, University of Michigan
Kirsten R. Hazler, PhD Candidate, University of Georgia
John B. Sabine, MS candidate, University of Georgia
 
2002 - Brady J. Mattsson, MS candidate, University of Georgia
Angela B. McMellen, MS candidate, University of Georgia
Gina M. Zimmerman, MS candidate, Georgia Southern University
 
2001 - R. Clay George, MS candidate, University of Georgia
Elizabeth Wright, MS candidate, University of Georgia
 
2000 - Kenneth J. Feeley, PhD Candidate, Duke University
Scott B. Somershoe, MS candidate, Georgia Southern University
A. Corrie Williams, MS candidate, Appalachian State University
 
1999 - William A. Mackin, PhD Candidate, Univ. of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
 
1998 - Stacy A. Lindemann, MS candidate, Georgia Southern University
Maria A. Whitehead, MS candidate, University of Georgia
 
1997 - William Benjamin Cash, PhD Candidate, University of Mississippi
 
1996 - James C. Major, Jr., PhD Candidate, University of Texas
 
1995 - Larkin A. Powell, PhD Candidate, University of Georgia
 
1994 - James B. Berdeen, MS candidate, University of Georgia
 
1993 - R. Terry Chesser, PhD Candidate, Louisiana State University
 
1992 - Sara R. Morris, MS candidate, Cornell University
 
1991 - Dagmar Platt Thurmond, MS candidate, University of Georgia

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