Who May Apply
To The Program?
Nyanza Project is a research training program for undergraduates,
graduate students, and secondary school teachers. For U.S.-based undergraduates
to be eligible for this program you must be currently attending
an accredited U.S. college or university. You may be of any nationality.
For undergraduate applicants, at the time of application you must have
sophomore-senior status (i.e. you must have completed your sophomore
year by the start of the program -spring semester or quarter, 2007
and can not have graduated prior to Jan. 1st, 2007). Fourteen undergraduate
applicants will be admitted to the program from U.S. institutions in
2007. Admission criteria include grades, prior research or other relevant
experience, letters of recommendation, and a personal statement indicating
your reasons for applying. Students who are members of under-represented
minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.Graduate students
and secondary school teachers may be at any stage of their program/career,
and must submit the same application materials as undergraduates.
Preference will be given to graduate students with demonstrable
research interest in tropical lake systems.
Applications are no longer being accepted.