2023 Itasca student research scholarship and fellowships available

Applications are open for three awards that support student researchers doing projects at Itasca Biological Station.
January 13, 2023

Opportunities are open to students at all University of Minnesota campuses and include:

  • Jim Winter Itasca Scholarship (1 award of $3000, maximum). Preference is for undergraduate student proposals, but graduate student proposals will be considered. This award is for promising students conducting studies at the Itasca Biological Station and Laboratories. This includes field courses and/or independent research. More information about the Jim Winter Itasca Scholarship
  • Itasca Biological Station & Laboratories Graduate Research Fellowships (2 awards of $5000 each, maximum). The Director's Fellowship has historically been to support research with an aquatic component, and the Tester Fellowships are newer with broader intent, including terrestrial research and creative conservation science. More information about the Director's Fellowship and John Tester Fellowship.

Applications are now open. Submissions are due March 6.

About Itasca Biological Station and Laboratories 

Itasca Biological Station and Laboratories (IBSL) presents researchers with a truly unique opportunity to investigate a wide variety of questions in a true living laboratory. Located within Itasca State Park, researchers have everything they need to design and carry out experiments in the field and the lab. IBSL provides the infrastructure needed to do science from start to finish from equipment to take into the field to well-stocked labs and places to think, analyze results, and relax, too!