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Great Plains Natural Science Society scholarships

The GPNSS has established a student research award in honor of Kevin Honness, whose remarkable outlook on life and passion for wildlife was an inspiration to everyone who knew him. The Kevin Honness Memorial Scholarship will award a graduate and undergraduate student member of the GPNSS $250 to assist in their educational and research endeavors. Applications are due March 31.

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Mar 31, 2016
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The Great Plains Natural Science Society (GPNSS) is a scientific organization that seeks to promote the conservation of natural resources of the Great Plains region.  The GPNSS actively promotes the study of natural history of outstanding natural areas including geology, plants, birds, mammals, fish, insects, and other forms of life.  GPNSS membership is diverse, but we continually strive to recruit student members in an effort to facilitate professional networks of those dedicated to sustainable management of the Great Plains natural resources and their habitats.

The GPNSS has established a student research award in honor of Kevin Honness, whose remarkable outlook on life and passion for wildlife was an inspiration to everyone who knew him. The Kevin Honness Memorial Scholarship will award a graduate and an undergraduate student member of the Great Plains Natural Science Society $250 to assist in their educational and research endeavors.

New student members interested in applying should complete (1) the membership application and (2) the Honness Scholarship application form and return it along with an (3) $15 student 2016 GPNSS membership dues, (4) unofficial copy of transcripts, (5) CV, and (6) one letter of recommendation to:

Dr. Troy Grovenburg
The Great Plains Natural Science Society
Department of Natural Resource Management
South Dakota State University
Box 2140B, NPS 138
Brookings, SD 57007

Scholarship application materials can also be submitted to Dr. Grovenburg by emailing him at:

troy.grovenburg@sdstate.edu or Prairie.Naturalist@sdstate.edu

In case the application materials do not attach successfully, the following are the required documents and web address:

GPNSS membership form: https://www.sdstate.edu/nrm/organizations/gpnss/membership-info/upload/2015-Membership-renewal-forms-2.pdf

Scholarship application form: https://www.sdstate.edu/nrm/organizations/gpnss/upload/GPNSS-Honness-Scholarship-Application-Form.pdf

Kevin Honness Scholarship information: https://www.sdstate.edu/nrm/organizations/gpnss/kevin-honness-memorial-scholarship.cfm

All components of the scholarship applications must be submitted by Thursday, 31 March 2016.  Annual student dues are $15 and may be directed to Dr. Grovenburg (credit cards are accepted; please visit link for application form).  Members will receive the GPNSS bi-annual journal, The Prairie Naturalist and benefit from the extensive scientific network of other GPNSS members.  For additional information about GPNNS and the Kevin Honness Memorial Scholarship, please browse through our webpage, https://www.sdstate.edu/nrm/organizations/gpnss/index.cfm.


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