The Thomas R. Yonke Award ($500) shall provide a student with a scholarly experience in insect biodiversity that would not normally be included in his/her program. Proposals will be considered that offer creative professional opportunities, such as participation in a workshop/short course, a visit to laboratory or field station or any activity or project that will enhance the recipient’s understanding about insect biodiversity
Eligilibity: All active full or part time graduate students in the Entomology Graduate Program Area in CAFNR are eligible for this award. Students may receive this award more than once.
The nomination materials must be submitted electronically as either Word or PDF files.
Evaluation: Proposals will be evaluated by a committee of doctoral faculty in the program area. The successful candidate will be announced at the Spring Awards Banquet.
After completing the proposed activity, the successful awardee will submit a report to the entomology faculty describing the benefits accrued, lessons learned, and suggestions for future awards