AMS Microscopy Training Fellowships

The AMS Microscopy Training Fellowship funds are designated for support of graduate students, postdocs and faculty members for training in new microscopical techniques. Two fellowships of $1000 each are available annually. The funds may be used for support of training in any microscopical technique, either through public courses / workshops or through private visits to other institutions. Any graduate student, postdoc or faculty full member of AMS* is eligible to apply, with the exception of past fellowship recipients. Applications from graduates students, postdocs and faculty members are assessed independently. Awards are made up to a maximum of $1000.

*Student AMS memberships are $20–35, Full memberships $40–65, per year reflecting online or print subscription to Invertebrate Biology

2017 Competition

Deadline: March 6, 2017

APPLICATION: Applications should be submitted at:

Guidelines for AMS Fellowship Proposals

Through the web site, you will be asked to upload a single application document that consists of:

· An updated CV (2 pages maximum).

· A description of the training opportunity (2 pages maximum), that includes

o The nature of the training: e.g., public courses / workshops or private visits to other institutions.

o A description of the anticipated professional significance of the training, e.g., what research it will serve.

· A budget with justification. Funds can be used for fees, supplies, use of equipment, and travel to field sites (travel to meetings and publication costs are not supported) (1 page maximum).

The CV, description, and budget must be in one file in PDF format and less than 500 KB in size. Use only ARIAL or TIMES standard fonts, 1.5 spaced, 11 pt type minimum. Have a letter of support from your research advisor submitted via our letter form: One letter is required and only one is allowed.

Important: Please provide your recommender with the same email address used in this application, since we use this information to attach the letters to the appropriate award application.

Direct questions to Dr. Megan Schwartz, AMS Fellowship Committee,