This fellowship was established thanks to George W. Brackenridge who deeded land to Indiana University in 1915.
Brackenridge Fellowship Requirements
Any graduate student earning a degree from the IUB Department of Biology who is engaged in field work.
$2,500. This competitive award will be disbursed during the summer.
How to apply
Application deadline: Friday, February 15, 2019.
Submit all materials listed on the application instructions.
Additional application materials for this award:
Include a statement detailing your career goals, how the field work experience will help you achieve those goals, and the expenses involved in the field project.
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_2019.pdf (example: Wyss_kathy_2019.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 will be recognized at a student awards ceremony held on Friday, April 26, 2019, at 3:30 p.m. in Jordan Hall A100.