This scholarship was established in 1989 by the Blatchley Nature Study Club of Noblesville, Indiana.
Blatchley Nature Study Club Scholarship Requirements
IUB Department of Biology graduate students in Plant Biology or Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior.
Candidates should be in good academic standing and have financial need. First preference is given to qualified candidates who have Indiana residency. Not sure you are a resident? See the Rules Determining Resident and Nonresident Student Status on the Registrar’s website.
Recipient MUST be willing to prepare and present a program to the club at a mutually agreed upon time, usually the following spring.
How to apply
Application deadline: Saturday, February 8, 2020.
Submit all materials listed on the application instructions.
Additional application materials for this award:
Submit a brief description of your research.
One letter of recommendation must be submitted by the applicant’s major research professor.
Save the application form to your computer. Fill out the form using Adobe Acrobat Professional DC. (Acrobat Pro may be downloaded for free from under the "Design & Production" section of IUWare.) Choose "Save as" and rename your completed form as your Lastname_firstname_2020.pdf (example: Wyss_kathy_2020.pdf). Mac users: Please take the extra step of opening your completed form in Preview, select "print," and then use the "Save as PDF" option to resave the form to ensure your application is readable in Windows.
Recommendations and nominations
Faculty/Postdoc Fellows: Please upload student award recommendations and nominations to the "Recommendations" dropbox.
Student awards ceremony
Recipients of this award were to be recognized at a student awards ceremony on Friday, May 1, 2020; however, to ensure the safety of our community during the COVID-19 pandemic, the ceremony was cancelled.