Youth Incentive Award

🏆 Available: 2
💰 $400
⏳ 11/01

Last year this scholarship received 3 applicant(s). $400 was awarded to 2 applicant(s).

Scholarship Description

Each of the two awards (Junior, grades 7-9 and Senior, grades 10-12) will receive a monetary grant of $400 each, and a matching equipment credit from the BioQuip Products new window catalog. In addition to monetary and BioQuip grants, award recipients will receive a one year subscription to the society journal, The Coleopterists Bulletin. This is for students of grades 7-12 only. The selection committee invites proposals for topics such as field collecting trips to conduct beetle species inventories or diversity studies, attending workshops or visiting entomology or natural history museums for special training and projects on beetles, studying aspects of beetle biology, etc. The proposed activities or projects will be evaluated on their degree of creativity, educational benefit to the applicant, scientific merit, feasibility and budgetary planning.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must currently be in high school
  • Award is available to U.S. citizens
  • Award is available to Canadian citizens
  • Award is available to citizens of countries other than the U.S. and Canada.

Application Requirements

  • Application form required

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Donor: The Coleopterists Society

The Coleopterists Society is an international organization devoted to the study of all aspects of systematics and biology of beetles of the world. Membership is open to any individual interested in the objectives of the society as outlined in the Constitution and By-Laws.