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LSAMP NSF Research Experience for Undergrads in Costa Rica


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Academic Level:
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Undergraduates - First Year
Undergraduates - Sophomore
Undergraduates - Junior

Note: this opportunity encourages applications from community college students.

Description:
With funding from the National Science Foundation's LSAMP Program, OTS offers a research experience for students from NSF LSAMP Alliance member institutions. Students selected for the program will live at La Selva Research Station or Las Cruces Research Station for their eight-week program. From this program, you can expect to gain the following: 1) research skills in the field, 2) communication skills through training in scientific writing, oral presentations, science blogging, and videography, and 3) exposure to the landscape and cultural surrounding the research stations, including environmental topics such as biodiversity conservation and agroecology.

The NSF LSAMP REU program (La Selva and Las Cruces) is open to undergraduate students who are (1) U.S. citizens or permanent residents, (2) members of underrepresented minority groups in the sciences (African Americans, Hispanic Americans, American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and Native Pacific Islanders), and (3) enrolled in an NSF LSAMP program. Graduating seniors are not eligible.
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Application Deadline: 1/31/2020

Program Dates: 6/9/2020 - 8/4/2020

Participating Institution(s):
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Organization for Tropical Studies (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Biology
Conservation Biology & Wildlife
Ecology & Evolution
Entomology
Environmental Sciences
Forestry
Natural Resources
Plant Sciences
Sustainability
Zoology

Keywords:
Behavioral Ecology
Biodiversity
Botany
Ecosystem Science
Environmental Biology
Forest Ecology
Freshwater Biology
Insect Ecology and Evolution
Landscape Ecology
Plant Ecology
Tropical Ecology
Wildlife Biology

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This program is funded by:
National Science Foundation (NSF)


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