This award supports paleobiological research in the Invertebrate Paleontology Collection at the Florida Museum of Natural History by advanced undergraduates and graduate students. Typically, we award one to two grants of up to $500 per year.
The Invertebrate Paleontology Collection at the Florida Museum of Natural History contains over 3.5 fully curated specimens from the southeastern United States, circum-Caribbean, South America, and Antarctica. Please consult our collection overview (https://www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/invertpaleo/collections/) and database (http://specifyportal.flmnh.ufl.edu/ip/) for specific information on areas and taxa of interest.
The complete overview of the application process and requirements is located at the following page: https://www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/invertpaleo/grants/nationwide/. Applications and letters of support are due July 1st via email. Successful candidate(s) will be notified of selection by July 15th. The collections visit must be completed within the year and acknowledgment of the Vokes Grants-in-Aid Program in any publication related to research conducted while at the Florida Museum of Natural History is required.