Graduate student research fellowships for up to $7,500 per year will be made available under the name of the Cristina Menendez Memorial Fellowship to graduate students working directly under the mentorship of the FIU Institute of Environment’s Freshwater Resource Division faculty conducting Everglades relevant research.
It is anticipated that up to 10-12 awards will be granted in the 2021 cycle with typical average support of $5,000 each. Funds may be used in the general categories of:
- Materials and supplies
- Recharge fees for sample analyses or vehicle usage
- Research-related student travel
- OPS salary (not for equipment purchases, OCO)