Raymond J. Tarleton Student Fellowship
This graduate student fellowship was established by Raymond J. Tarleton, past executive vice president of APS, with the assistance of the American Phytopathological Society (APS) Foundation. The award supports graduate students in plant pathology research to encourage students to further their careers in plant pathology.
Status: 2015 application process is now open. Deadline: Applications must be submitted, per instructions below, by October 31, 2014.Award Amount: $1,000Notification: Applicants will be notified in November 2014, of the award results.
The Tarleton Fellowship is awarded to a deserving graduate student majoring in plant pathology at a university in the United States. The purpose is to support graduate education in plant pathology and can be used as a stipend for research expenses, books, research, summer internships (industry, other research labs, etc.) and/or for equipment necessary to the recipient’s thesis research. The annual award is expected to be $1,000. The award can be made for either one or two years.
The applicant must be enrolled as a full-time, degree-seeking student with a plant pathology major and recognized as an APS student member at the time of receipt of the award. The student should plan on presenting results from the research at a regional or national APS meeting and provide a brief article for publication in Phytopathology News about the value of the fellowship and how it was used.
Applications shall consist of:
Competitive students must demonstrate:
Applications will be evaluated by a member review team composed of APS Foundation Representative R. James Cook, Washington State University, as chair and an additional two members. Send all required materials to Cook as outlined in this description via e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) by Ocotber 31, 2014. Applicants will be notified of the award decision by in November 2014.
Contact R. James Cook at phone: +1..509.592.0086 or e-mail: email@example.com.