Global Fellowships in Marine Conservation

Started by rotadem, Feb 07, 2010, 12:01 AM


Fellowships for international students will fully cover travel expenses, room and board, and tuition for both BIO 109/ENV 209 Conservation Biology and Policy and one elective course subject to availability.

This fellowship is available to any international applicant with interest and qualifications in conservation biology.

Required Credentials
In addition to the summer application for courses and current college or professional school transcript*, each Global Fellowship applicant is required to submit
(1) a brief essay (one page or less) describing the applicant's education, research, and work experience background (a Curriculum Vitae does not take the place of this essay);
(2) a brief statement of purpose, i.e., describing the applicant's reason for taking the course, how the applicant will be able to apply the training in his/her home country, the applicant's future goals;
(3) a letter of recommendation from academic faculty or employer addressed to Dr. Larry Crowder; and
(4) a Curriculum Vitae.

All credentials may be posted to:
135 Duke Marine Lab Rd,
Beaufort NC 28516,

or faxed  to 252-504-7648 to the attention of Debbie Pease or scanned and sent in Word or pdf form as an email attachment to

We do not offer guidelines about the information to be included in your reference letter. These letters typically include how the referee knows you, his/her opinions of your work together in the past, and thoughts about whether he/she feels you'd be well suited to this program.

* If at all possible, a copy of the transcript is preferred. A scan (sent in Word or pdf form as an email attachment to or fax (252-504-7648) to the attention of Debbie Pease, an unofficial version of the transcript is fine. If this is impossible, then please send a copy of your degree. An ordinary (non certified) translation of the transcript is fine.

Application Form
There is no separate fellowship application form. Intent to apply for a fellowship should be made known on the reverse of the summer course enrollment form.

For additional information regarding the Global Fellowships in Marine Conservation applicants are encouraged to contact

Deadline: March 1, 2010