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Student Awards & Honors Received
  • Beucke, K.A. 2007. Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Fund, Systematics and Biogeography of Mycotrupes (Coleoptera: Geotrupidae), $1,000.

  • Beucke, K.A. 2005. University of Florida Alumni Graduate Fellowship.

  • Bybee, S.M. 2008. Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant, National Science Foundation.

  • Bybee, S.M. 2006. Graduate Student Award for Systematic Research, Society for Systematic Biology, $1,400.

  • Bybee, S.M. 2005. Honorable Mention, NSF Pre-Doctoral Graduate Student Fellowship.

  • Bybee, S.M. 2005. Gahan Scholarship, Dept. of Entomology and Nematology, University of Florida.

  • Bybee, S.M. 2005. Photography Award, Microptics Inc.

  • Bybee, S.M. 2005. IFAS/CALS Travel Grant, University of Florida, $200.

  • Bybee, S.M. 2005. Dept. of Entomology and Nematology Travel Grant, Univ. of Florida, $200.

  • Fogarty, F. 2008. Howard Hughes Medical Institute Undergraduate Research Grant, $500.

  • Hodson, A.M. 2010. Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Grant, American Museum of Natural History, $1,500.

  • Hodson, A.M. 2010. Entomological Society of America Systematics, Evolution and Biodiversity Section Student Travel Grant, $1,200.

  • Homziak, N.T. 2016. Mulrennan Outstanding Graduate Student Award, Department of Entomology & Nematology, University of Florida, $1,000.

  • Homziak, N.T. 2016. Nominated for the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences "Award of Excellence for Graduate Research" University of Florida.

  • Homziak, N.T. 2014. National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.

  • Ingley, S. 2008. Howard Hughes Medical Institute Undergraduate Research Grant, $500.

  • Ingley, S. 2008. Explorers Club Research Grant, Undergraduate Research, $1,500.

  • Keller, O. 2016. Ernst Mayr Travel Grant in Animal Systematics. Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University.

  • Keller, O. 2016. Davidson Graduate Student Travel Scholarship, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, University of Florida.

  • Nearns, E.H. 2009. J.G. Edwards Prize for best published MS thesis in 2008, The Coleopterists Society.

  • Nearns, E.H. 2007. "Best Masters Thesis in the College 2007." Award of Excellence for Graduate Research, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Florida. Thesis Title: Revision and phylogeny of the tribe Curiini LeConte (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Cerambycinae).

  • Nearns, E.H. 2007. Mulrennan Outstanding Graduate Student Award, Department of Entomology & Nematology, University of Florida, $500.

  • Nearns, E.H. 2006. Kirby Hays Outstanding Master's Student Award, Southeastern Branch, ESA, $250.

  • Nearns, E.H. 2006. Editor's Award, The Coleopterists Bulletin, $500.

  • Nearns, E.H. 2006. Center for Systematic Entomology Travel Grant, Gainesville, FL, $500.

  • Nearns, E.H. 2006. Honorable Mention, Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowships Predoctoral Competition.

  • Nearns, E.H. 2006. University of Florida Alumni Graduate Fellowship (declined).

  • Nearns, E.H. 2005. IFAS/CALS Travel Grant, University of Florida, $200.

  • Nearns, E.H. 2005. Entomology and Nematology Travel Grant, University of Florida, $200.

  • Nearns, E.H. 2005. Graduate Student Council Travel Grant, University of Florida, $250.

  • Scott, C.H. 2007-2011. University of Florida Alumni Graduate Fellowship. (Four years, full ride).

  • Scott, C.H. 2011. University of Florida SPICE (Science Partners in Inquiry-based Collaborative Education) Fellowship, National Science Foundation.

  • Scott, C.H. 2010. Ernst Mayr Travel Grants in Animal Systematics, Museum of Comparative Zoology, $1,500.

  • Scott, C.H. 2010. Entomological Society of America's Systematics, Evolution, and Biodiversity Section's Student Travel Award, $874.

  • Zaspel, J.M. 2008. "Best Doctoral Dissertation in the College 2008." Award of Excellence for Graduate Research, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Florida. Dissertation Title: Systematics, Biology, and Behavior of Fruit-Piercing and Blood-feeding Moths in the Subfamily Calpinae (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae).

  • Zaspel, J.M. 2008. Systematics Research Fund, "Systematics and taxonomy of the vampire moths and their fruit-piercing relatives (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)," $2,900.

  • Zaspel, J.M. 2008. Research and Exploration Grant, National Geographic Society, "Phylogeographic structure and species boundaries in a vampire moth population in Far Eastern Russia (Lepidoptera: Noctiudae)," $18,455.

  • Zaspel, J.M. 2008. Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant, National Science Foundation.

  • Zaspel, J.M. 2007. Graduate Student Council Travel Grant, University of Florida, for travel to the SEL Congress of Lepidopterology, Berlin, Germany, $250.

  • Zaspel, J.M. 2007. IFAS CALS Travel Grant, University of Florida, for travel to the SEL Congress of Lepidopterology, Berlin, Germany, $200.

  • Zaspel, J.M. 2007. Entomology and Nematology Travel Grant, University of Florida, for travel to the SEL Congress of Lepidopterology, Berlin, Germany, $200.

  • Zaspel, J.M. 2007. Davidson Travel Award, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, $300.

  • Zaspel, J.M. 2007. Marie Stopes Travel Award, Willi Hennig Society, for travel to the international meeting of the Willi Hennig Society, $500.

  • Zaspel, J.M. 2007. National Park Service Inventories and Monitoring Program: Preliminary survey of the macrolepidopteran moth diversity in Big Cypress National Preserve, $5,287.

  • Zaspel, J.M. 2006. Harry K. Clench Award for Best Student Paper, Annual Meeting of the Lepidopterists' Society, $250.

  • Zaspel, J.M. 2006. Travel Grant for field research. The Exploration Fund of The Explorers Club, $1,200.

  • Zaspel, J.M. 2006. Vam York Scholarship for Women in the Agricultural Sciences, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, University of Florida, $500.

  • Zaspel, J.M. 2005. President's Prize for Best Student Paper, Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, $70.

  • Zaspel, J.M. 2005. Alexander Klots Award for Best Student Poster, Annual Meeting of the Lepidopterists' Society, $100.

  • Zaspel, J.M. 2005. Lewis and Clark Fund for Research and Exploration Grant, American Philosophical Society, $3,500.

  • Zaspel, J.M. 2005. Photo contest winner "Ruby Lamp Shell (Brachiopoda)," Microptics imaging competition.

  • Zaspel, J.M. 2005. Graduate Student Council Travel Grant, University of Florida, $250.

  • Zaspel, J.M. 2005. IFAS CALS Travel Grant, University of Florida, $200.

  • Zaspel, J.M. 2005. Entomology and Nematology Travel Grant, University of Florida, $200.

 
 

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