Jessup funds are awarded competitively to students wishing to conduct studies at the postgraduate, doctoral and postdoctoral levels under the supervision or sponsorship of a member of the curatorial staff of the Academy. The McHenry Fund is similarly intended, but is restricted to botanists.
by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia
Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia
This postdoctoral fellowship provides a 36,000 stipend to scholars studying the systematic of microscopic invertebrates. The research focus must be on systematics and may employ ecological, behavioral, physiological, or developmental tools. Note that the competition is anticipated to run in 2015.
The Bohlke Fund provides support for graduate students and recent postdoctoral researchers to work with the Ichthyology collection and library at the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia. Award amounts are generally less than $500 and are awarded on the basis of both merit and need.