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Youth Incentive Award


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.

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Contact Dr. David Furth
Award Program Coordinator
Tel: 202-633-0990
Fax: 202-786-2894 Address 21074 480th Avenue
White, SD 57276