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Jean Theodore Lacordaire Prize
Sponsor: Coleopterists Society
Dr. Darren A. Pollock, Chair
Department of Biology
Eastern New Mexico University
Portales, NM 88130
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduate students whose papers are nominated for the competition. The papers must be based on the applicant's dissertation research about coleoptera (beetle) systematics or biology published in the preceding calendar year. Self-nominations are not accepted.

Amount: $300
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Application materials are described online.

John Henry Comstock Graduate Student Awards
Sponsor: Entomological Society of America
3 Park Place
Suite 307
Annapolis, MD 21401-3722
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduate students and members of the ESA. Each ESA branch has its own eligibility requirements, so an interested student must contact their Branch Secretary-Treasurer for more information.

Amount: Travel expenses plus $100
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.

Lafontaine Aquatic Entomology Scholarship
Sponsor: Fly Fishers International
5237 U.S. Highway 89 South
Suite 11
Livingston, MT 59047
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduate students (masters or doctoral) doing a research project in the area of aquatic entomology. Students must submit their resume, synopsis of the project and letter of recommendation from faculty.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.

Youth Incentive Award
Sponsor: Coleopterists Society
Dr. David G. Furth, Entomology, NHB, MRC 165
P.O. Box 37012
Smithsonian institution
Washington, DC 20013-7012
Eligibility: Applicants should be coleopterists in grades 7-12 and submit individual proposals such as field collecting trips to conduct beetle species inventories or diversity studies, attending workshops or visiting entomology or natural history museums for training and projects on beetles, studying beetle biology, etc. Students are strongly encouraged to find an adult advisor (i.e., teacher, youth group leader, parent) to provide guidance in the proposal development, but the proposal must be written by the applicant. The Coleopterists Society can help establish contacts between applicants and professional coleopterists. The award is based on creativity, educational benefit to the applicant, scientific merit, feasibility and budget. There are two winners: one for grades 7-9 and one for grades 10-12.

Amount: $200-$400
Deadline: November 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.