Research and Travel Awards

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Ruth Gates Memorial Travel Award and Susan L. Williams Memorial Research Award
 

In honor of founding Moorea Coral Reef (MCR) Long-term Ecological Research (LTER) site Investigators Dr Ruth Gates and Dr Susan L. Williams, the MCR LTER site has established two awards to help support graduate student travel and research.

*** NOTE:  MCR will be awarding both the Gates Travel Award and the Williams Research Award in Fall 2019.  The deadline to apply for these awards is Midnight PST, Wednesday, November 27th, 2019. ***

The Ruth Gates Memorial Travel Award will be awarded bi-annually in even numbered years to a MCR affililiated graduate student working on an independent research project that focuses on the biology/ecology/physical oceanography of corals and/or the corals reefs surrounding the island of Moorea under the formal guidance of a MCR LTER Principal Investigator or Associated Investigator. The award is intended to help MCR LTER affiliated graduate students defray the costs of attending and presenting at a national or international meeting, conference or symposium.  For more details on eligibility requirements, application materials and submission guidelines, please see http://mcr.lternet.edu/research/mcr-research-travel-awards/ruth-gates-me...

The Susan L. Williams Memorial Research Award will be awarded bi-annually in odd numbered years to a MCR allifiated graduate student working on an independent research project that focuses on the biology/ecology/physical oceanography of corals and/or the corals reefs surrounding the island of Moorea under the formal guidance of a MCR LTER Principal Investigator or Associated Investigator. The award is intended to help MCR LTER affiliated graduate students defray the costs of conducting field research in Moorea or the costs associated with the analysis of data or research materials collected from Moorea by other MCR affiliated researchers. For more details on eligibility requirements, application materials and submission guidelines, please see http://mcr.lternet.edu/research/mcr-research-travel-awards/susan-l-willi...