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NWRI has announced that the first Ronald B. Linsky Fellowship for Outstanding Water Research will be awarded to a graduate student in a U.S. university for the 2007/2008 academic school year. The Fellowship comes with a 2-year, $20,000-a-year award.
This special fellowship was named in honor of NWRI's late Executive Director, Ronald B. Linsky, who worked as a biology teacher, oceanographer, Sea Grant director, and private consultant for the United Nations and others before becoming NWRI's founding director in 1991. Funding for this fellowship is provided by Patricia Linsky and Family, as well as by the Joan Irvine Smith/Athalie R. Clarke Foundation.
In addition to the Ronald B. Linsky Fellowship, NWRI is also offering the following fellowship awards for 2007/2008 to graduate students (Masters or Ph.D.) at U.S. universities conducting research the areas of water resources and treatment:
The deadline for applications is March 1, 2007. Additional information about Fellowships, including application procedures and current fellowship recipients, may be found on NWRI's website at www.nwri-usa.org/Fellowship.