The School of Renewable Natural Resources at Louisiana State University seeks an outstanding student for a Board of Regents PhD fellowship to begin in fall term of 2018. The fellowship pays 30K/year for four years and includes a tuition waiver. Active research programs in the School include a diverse array of topics, such as avian ecology, conservation genetics, wetlands ecology, fisheries, and forestry. Interested students should visit the School’s website (http://www.rnr.lsu.edu/) to identify and contact a professor with similar research interests. If the professor agrees to act as their PhD advisor, prospective students may submit their application to the selection committee chair, Dr. Sabrina Taylor (staylor at lsu.edu). Application materials must identify the prospective PhD advisor and include a CV, transcripts, three letters of reference, and a written statement describing the student’s motivation for graduate study. Applicants must be US citizens/residents. All qualified U.S. citizens and residents who apply before Dec 15, 2017 will be considered for the 2018/2019 academic year. Prospective students who apply after Dec 15 will be considered only if a sufficient number of qualified students have not yet applied. Fellowship offers will be made by February 1, 2018 and students who accept will then be asked to apply to the LSU Graduate School. LSU is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.
All applicants must be US citizens or residents. A professor in the School must agree to be your major advisor before you submit application materials.