World Wildlife Fund is announcing the 2011 Kathryn Fuller Science for Nature Fellowships to support doctoral and postdoctoral research on marine protected areas (MPAs) that show promise to enhance scientific understanding of their ecological and social impacts and that will strengthen science-based conservation and policy in the following WWF-US priority marine regions: Bering Sea; Gulf of California; Mesoamerican Reef; Galápagos; Coastal East Africa (coastal and marine areas of Kenya, Mozambique, Tanzania); and Coral Triangle (Bismarck-Solomon Seas, Banda-Flores Seas, Sulu-Sulawesi Seas). Fuller Postdoctoral Fellows receive $140,000 to cover a stipend and research expenses over a period of up to two years. In addition, up to $17,500 will be granted to cover indirect costs at the host institution over the two-year fellowship period. Doctoral Fellows receive either $15,000 or $20,000, depending on the location of their research and home universities, allocated over a period of up to 2 years to cover research expenses.
Online application forms is available from November 8, 2010 and the deadline for submission is January 31, 2011.
For more information on the Fuller Doctoral Fellowship, please visit: http://www.worldwildlife.org/science/fellowships/fuller/doctoralfund.html
For more information on the Fuller Postdoctoral Fellowship, please visit: http://www.worldwildlife.org/science/fellowships/fuller/postdoctoral-fellowships.html
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