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Graduate Achievements

Texas A&M University graduate students have a strong record of securing external research grants and competitive internal awards. The department regularly offers a course on Proposal Writing. Further training in grant writing is provided through close mentoring by faculty advisors, departmental workshops on grant writing, and a course on Ethics and Professionalism in Anthropology.

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Competitive Grants, Fellowships, and Awards (2012 – present)

Katie Bailey
Moham-med bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund, 2013 ($5,000)
Columbus Zoo Fund, 2013 ($5,000)

Timothy Campbell
Leakey Foundation Grant, 2015
NSF Dissertation Improvement Grant, 2015
L.T. Jordan Fellowship, 2015
Milo E. Carlson Dissertation Award, 2015 ($5,000)
College of Liberal Arts Dissertation Enhancement Award, 2014 ($5,000)

Crystal Dozier
College of Liberal Arts Research Equipment Fund (REEF) grant, 2016($5,000)

Lori Fields
Navajo Nation Graduate Studies Fellowship, 2015 ($10,000)
College of Liberal Arts Dissertation Enhancement Award, 2014 ($5,000)
Fulbright U.S. Student Award, 2014-2015

Shannon Hodges
International Primatological Society Grant, 2015 ($1,500)
Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund Grant, 2015 ($5,000)
L.T. Jordan Fellowship, 2015 ($2,000)

Kristin Hoffmeister
NSF Dissertation Improvement Grant, 2016 ($18,000)

Cody Moser
LT Jordan Fellowship, 2016

Laura Short
College of Liberal Arts Research Equipment Fund (REEF) grant, 2016($5,000)

Morgan Smith
Felburn Foundation Grant, 2016 ($20,000)

Willa Trask
Texas A&M Office of Graduate and Professional Studies Dissertation Fellowship, 2015-2016 ($15,000)
College of Liberal Arts Dissertation Enhancement Award, 2014 ($5,000)

Laura White
College of Liberal Arts Dissertation Enhancement Award, 2014 ($5,000)