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NASA-MSU PROFESSIONAL ENHANCEMENT AWARDS:

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Note : Potential applicants should check to be sure they are within the deadline window. After deadline dates the information is provided for general informational purposes only.
The NASA-MSU Professional Enhancement Awards will be available for the 14th consecutive year to students who are going to give oral or poster presentations at the 2011 Annual Symposium of the U.S. Regional Association for Landscape Ecology (US-IALE 2011), held in Portland, Oregon from April 3 through April 7, 2011 http://www.usiale.org/portland2011/.

These special awards are made possible by the support from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and Michigan State University (MSU). The selected students will have opportunities to meet with some leading landscape ecologists at a special dinner gathering, to learn the latest developments in landscape ecology at the symposium, and to build professional networks with other symposium attendees.

Approximately 20 awards (up to $700 each) will be given for the selected students to cover expenses associated with attending the symposium. Applications will be judged based on the merits of the applicants' abstracts, financial needs, and professional backgrounds and goals. Former award recipients are not eligible to apply. Underrepresented students are especially encouraged to apply.

Please note: The deadline for applications is December 1, 2010. The selection will be made by mid January 2011.

Interested students should prepare: 

(A) Cover letter (interest in the award and statement of professional goals)

(B) Completed Application form

Application Form:

Adobe Acrobat Format
MS Word Format

(C) Resume or curriculum vitae

(D) Abstract (As submitted to US-IALE 2011. For guidelines about abstract submission, please visit the conference website.)

All application materials must be emailed by December 1, 2010 to: csis@csis.msu.edu

For more information about the NASA-MSU Program, please contact:

Dr. Jianguo (Jack) Liu
Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability
115 Manly Miles Building
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
Email: jliu@panda.msu.edu

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