St. Edward’s University’s Wild Basin Creative Research Center is now accepting applications for 2022 research fellowships from the Hook Endowed Wild Basin Creative Research Fund.
The Dr. Allan W. Hook Endowed Wild Basin Creative Research Fund offers awards up to $4,000 for research by students in all disciplines, including Natural Sciences, Education, Behavioral and Social Sciences, Management and Business, Humanities, and Computer Sciences. The fund offers research fellowships for undergraduate and graduate students from any accredited higher education institution who conduct their research at Wild Basin or in the Balcones Canyonlands Preserve system near Austin, Texas. Additional funds can be requested for mentor stipend and supplies/equipment.
The application deadline is February 25, 2022.
To learn more or obtain an application form and guide, visit the Wild Basin Creative Research Center website. Applicants should review the Fellowship Application Guide, prepare their full proposal alongside a faculty or staff mentor using the 2022 Application Form. Descriptions of past projects supported by the Endowment can be found on the Hook Fellows page of the Wild Basin Creative Research Center website.
Research must occur at the Wild Basin Preserve or another property that is part of the Balcones Canyonlands Preserve System in Travis County, Texas. Undergraduate and graduate students from any accredited university and discipline are eligible to apply. The project objectives may stem from any discipline, including, but not limited to Natural Sciences, Education, Behavioral and Social Sciences, Management and Business, and Humanities. Applicants must have a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 and projects must be a collaborative effort between the student(s) and a faculty/staff mentor. If the proposed project will use vertebrate animals, human subjects, or data about humans, the applicants will need to procure the appropriate IACUC or IRB approval from their home institution before work can begin.