FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
provided by the Lakeside Foundation

MISSION:
To promote knowledge and train international students by California Academy of Sciences Research staff in taxonomy, systematics and research collections management by bringing those students to the Academy for extended periods.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:
Student backgrounds will vary, but this program will support those who have experience commensurate with up to having obtained a Ph.D. At this time, no Ph.D.-holding students may apply or be supported by this program.

LENGTH OF STAY/SUPPORT:
The program supports students for no less that 1 month and for up to 4 years.

COSTS COVERED:
Round trip airfare, room and board, tuition, per diem costs and a small stipend will be the types of costs covered by the program. Staff should consult the Director of Research for guidance in preparing a budget.

IMPLEMENTATION:
Funds are allocated on a competitive basis, with decisions made by the Director of Research. Requests are made by a CAS staff member only, and should include the following:

CONTACT:
Pat Dal Porto
research@calacademy.org
415-750-7277


California Academy of Sciences, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, California