Research

Fellowship Programs

Now accepting applications for 2017 Apacheria Fellowships

Now accepting applications for 2017 Apacheria Fellowships

The Apacheria Fellowship Program provides support for studies compatible with the mission of The Research Ranch:  To be a living laboratory to determine and demonstrate methods to safeguard and rehabilitate grasslands and related ecosystems, and to assist policy makers and other citizens in the care and protection of our native ecosystems, natural resources, and quality of life.

Eligibility: Undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled full time in an accredited college or university.  If the proposed project is conducted on the Research Ranch, additional forms may be required (i.e. Liability Release) before award is finalized.

  • Huachuca Audubon Society/Apacheria Fellowship:  $1,000 is available to support research into aspects of avian biology or ecology. This award made possible by a donation from the Huachuca Audubon Society.

  • Fleharty/Apacheria Fellowship:  $750 is available to support research on reptiles, amphibians, small mammals, or environmental education.  This award made possible by donations in honor of Eugene Fleharty, Ph.D., and others.

  • Apacheria Fellowship:  $750 is available to support research on any relevant topic.  This award made possible by donations and a distribution from the endowment established for Apacheria fellowships.

Application Process: Applications accepted through March 15, 2017; awards will be announced by April 15. E-mail one message with four attachments (see below), 10-12 pt font, pdf format to:  researchranch@audubon.org.  

  • Cover letter (1 page, maximum) introducing investigator and project.

  • Proposal (3 double-spaced pages, maximum) outlining the purpose, significance, methods, and expected products of the project. This proposal should be titled and include proposed budget, timeline and relevant bibliography.

  • Curriculum Vitae (1 page, maximum).
  • Letter of endorsement from academic advisor.

Label each attachment with applicant’s name + descriptor (i.e. Smith letter, Smith proposal, Smith CV, Smith advisor). Incomplete applications will not be considered nor will applications that exceed page allowances.   Questions may be addressed to Linda Kennedy, Ph.D., Director at lkennedy@audubon.org

Apacheria Fellows

Erik Andersen
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Erik Andersen

Graduate Apacheria Fellow- 2013 University of Arizona

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William Ternes
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William Ternes

Graduate Apacheria Fellow - 2016

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Anthony Gilbert - Graduate Student
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Anthony Gilbert - Graduate Student

Graduate Apacheria Fellow - 2015 & 2016 Ohio University - College of Arts & Sciences

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Cynthia Morris
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Cynthia Morris

Undergraduate Apacheria/Fleharty Fellow - 2016

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Sean Carter
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Sean Carter

Audubon's Undergraduate Apacheria Fellowship Recipient -2014

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Kortney Jaworski
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Kortney Jaworski

Audubon's Graduate Apacheria Fellowship Recipient - 2014

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Pedro Mazier Chavarria
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Pedro Mazier Chavarria

Audubon's Apacheria Fellowship Recipient - 2010 & 2012

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Dr. Matthew Lattanzio
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Dr. Matthew Lattanzio

Lecturer, Christopher Newport University Organismal & Environmental Biology - Audubon's Apacheria Fellowship Recipient - 2013

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