(Press Release Courtesy of UL Lafayette)
Doctoral Fellowships and other assistantships available for entering Ph.D. students in Environmental and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette
The Department of Biology will be awarding University of Louisiana at Lafayette Fellowships and Board of Regents Fellowships to Ph.D. students entering Spring and Fall 2014. UL Lafayette Fellows are funded for 3-4 years and have limited teaching responsibilities, while BoR Fellows are funded for 4 years and have no formal teaching duties. Stipends are up to $28,000 per year (with tuition waiver). Eligibility requirements include U.S. citizenship (or permanent residency) or a degree from a U.S. institution. We will also have teaching assistantships available for incoming Ph.D. students. Potential applicants are strongly encouraged to directly contact prospective advisors. Their contact information and research interests can be found at our departmental web site (http://biology.ucs.louisiana.edu), which also has a link to our graduate programs (http://biology.ucs.louisiana.edu/content/graduate-programs). The Department of Biology has approximately 75 graduate students and 25 graduate faculty members conducting research on a wide variety of topics. For further information, contact the Graduate Admissions Chair, Dr. Scott C. France, at firstname.lastname@example.org.