Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute - Short-term Fellowships 2013 ($ 2,000)
The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) invites applications for its Short-Term Fellowship programme, which includes the Grupo Adelante, the Ernst Mayr Fellowship and the A. Stanley Rand Fellowship. Upcoming deadlines in 2013 are July 15 and October 15. The fellowships may provide currently $ 800/month to cover living expenses while at STRI, a modest research allowance that rarely exceeds $ 2,000, and roundtrip coach airfare.
The STRI is a division of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington DC and maintains research facilities for marine and terrestrial research at various locations on the Isthmus of Panama. STRI offers fellowships for undergraduate, predoctoral and postdoctoral research in the areas represented by its scientific staff. Disciplines include ecology, anthropology, paleontology, paleoecology, evolutionary biology, molecular phylogenetics, biogeography, animal behavior, neurobiology, soils sciences, and physiology of tropical plants and animals.