Scholarships and Awards

Jan 14, 2022

Cara Kowalchyk Wins 2022 CSGS Master’s Thesis Award

Congratulations to AEC alum Cara Kowalchyk for being awarded the Conference of Southern Graduate Schools' 2022 Master's Thesis Award!

Jun 11, 2021

Linnea Andersen Inducted as a 2021 AIARD Future Leader Fellow

Congratulations to Ph.D. candidate Linnea Andersen for being selected as a 2021 Association for International Agriculture and Rural Development (AIARD) Future Fellow!

Apr 29, 2021

Emily Nastase Awarded NCAUG Graduate Scholarship

Congratulations to Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology master's student, Emily Nastase, for her North Carolina ArcGIS Users Group (NCAUG) Graduate Scholarship!

Apr 2, 2021

Mariely Vega Gómez Selected for NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program

Congratulations to Ph.D. student, Mariely Vega Gómez, for earning a NSF GRFP! Learn more about her research with the Ramírez Lab.

Jan 27, 2021

AEC’s REU Grant in Tropical Ecology Renewed

The Tropical Ecology REU program run by Alonso Ramírez is currently accepting applications!

Nov 10, 2020

Linnea Andersen Awarded Coastal Conservation Association Scholarship

Congratulations to Ph.D. candidate Linnea Andersen for being awarded the 2020 North Carolina Coastal Conservation Association's David and Ann Speaks Scholarship!

Oct 12, 2020

Summer Stormwater Study Update From April

Applied Ecology minor and Dragonfly Pond Works Scholar, April Sharp, updates us on her summer researcher experience.

Aug 11, 2020

Matthew Damiano Selected to be a National Fisheries Fellow

Congratulations to Matt Damiano for being one of just ten students to be selected for the 2020 Fisheries-Sea Grant Joint Fellowship.

Apr 13, 2020

Kate Gorman Awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Soon-to-be Department of Applied Ecology graduate student, Kate Gorman, has been awarded a NSF Graduate Research Fellowship!

Mar 25, 2020

Introducing April Sharp, our Dragonfly Pond Works Scholar!

April is an Applied Ecology minor, studying environmental sciences and entomology. She is researching the composition and distribution of aquatic macroinvertebrates.