Jim jokerst field botany award

Each spring the Friends of The Chico State Herbarium at California State University Chico offers an award to support and encourage student research at Chico State involving field aspects of botany, and ecology with a strong botanical component. This award is named in memory of Jim Jokerst, a graduate of CSU Chico, an excellent field botanist and a well known and highly respected botanist in the northern California botanical community. Jim was also an active user and supporter of The Chico State Herbarium when he was a student at CSU Chico and a botanical consultant in the Chico area (later to be highly regarded at a Sacramento consulting firm). This award is in the amount of $1000 and has been awarded to deserving graduate and undergraduate students annually since 1995.

WHO MAY APPLY. Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, and Graduate Students are eligible. Projects must be part of Independent Study or Thesis coursework. Projects must be botanically or ecologically oriented, and must be field oriented or include an important field component. Applications are assessed by the Board of Directors of the Friends of the Herbarium solely on the basis of the merits of the project.

HOW TO APPLY. Apply for this scholarship by emailing your application materials in pdf format to the Friends of The Chico State Herbarium c/o Dr. Adrienne Edwards at aledwards@csuchico.edu no later than February 18, 2019.

Please read the detailed submission guidelines.

DUE DATE. Applications are due to the Friends of the Herbarium by February 18, 2019.

IMPORTANT NOTE TO APPLICANTS. The project description from the winning applicant will be published in the Newsletter of the Friends of The Chico State Herbarium. In addition, the Award winner is requested to make a short presentation about their project at the Friends of the Herbarium annual meeting in November.

MORE INFORMATION. For more information about proposed projects or applying for this Award, contact Dr. Adreinne Edwards at aledwards@csuchico.edu

Submission Guidelines

Jokerst Award Poster