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STUDENT RESEARCH GRANTS IN THE FIELDS OF
NATURAL HISTORY/BIODIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY

Registration for 2016 Grants


Deadline for Grant Proposals is June 30, 2016

Click Here for information on grants for graduate and under-graduate students and if you are a resident of Kentucky..

 

Click Here if you are interested if you are a resident of Jefferson County, Kentucky and want to apply for the Woody Boebinger Memorial Scholarship (for graduate students only).

 

Click Here if you are a resident of Kentucky and attending a Kentucky college or university applying for the Bernadine Meyer Memorial Scholarship Fund.

 

Congratulations again to all KSNH grant recipients and best of luck to each of you in your research. This year three grants will be awarded to three different recipients. Once again KSNH would like to thank the following generous funding sources that make our grants possible: Several KSNH members, the Woody Boebinger family, Touchstone Energy and Bernadine Meyer family. We thank you for their your contributions that helps us meet one of our major goals. In order to continue funding these grants, new monies need to come in each year. KSNH is a not-for-profit, 501-C-3 corporation and all your gifts are fully tax deductible under the tax code. Please remember KSNH when making donations to non-profit organizations. We promise we will get the most “bang for your bucks”; and you will be showing your good nature at the same time.

Our 2016 Grant Recipients



1. Jennifer McKenzie- $500.00
University of Kentucky
"Effects of Snake Fungal Disease on Decline of Snakes in Rural vs Urban Areas"

2. Allyssa LeAnn Kilanowski - $500.00
University of Kentucky
"Daily and Seasonal Movements of Kentucky Water Striders and Estimated Range of Dispersal"

3. Kate Schaefer - $500.00
Murray State University
"Tri-Colored Bat Habitat Use Characterization and Modeling in Kentucky Following White Nose Syndrome"

4. Macy Kailing - $500.00
Murray State University
"Determining the Degree of Overlap and Survival Between White Nose Syndrome - Susceptible and White Nose Syndrome Non-susceptible Bats in Land Between the Lakes"

5. Doug Mitchell - $500.00
Eastern Kentucky University
"Effects of Weight on Fledging Flight Ability in American Kestrels"

Many thanks to Wally Roberts for being the head of our Grants over the past many years.  He is now retiring from this position.  We will be asking of someone to step forward to take over Wally's postion. If you have any suggestions or would like to serve on this very important committee, please feel free to contact me @ president.ksnh@gmail.com.


  In order to continue funding KSNH Grants and other worthwhile publications and projects, new monies need to come in each year.  KSNH is a not-for-profit, 501-C3 Corporation and all of your gifts are fully tax deductible under the tax code.  Please remember KSNH when making donations and estate planning.  You will get the most “bang for your buck” and you will be showing your good nature at the same time.


Click Here to see just how our grant monies were used.