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Department of Forest, Rangeland, and Fire Sciences

College of Natural Resources

phone: (208) 885-7952
fax: (208) 885-6564

875 Perimeter Drive MS 1133
Moscow, ID 83844-1133

Berklund Graduate Assitantships





Master of Science Graduate Research Assistantship. Available August 23, 2014 through August 17, 2016

Master of Science Graduate Research Assistantship. Available August 23, 2014 through August 17, 2016 The M.S. assistantship includes an annual $16,224 stipend for 1040 hours ($15.60 per hour or $312 per week for 20 hours), up to $3,000 allowance for research supplies and travel expenses over the two-year period ($1,500 per year), and an out-of-state fee waiver for a non-resident student. Please note that out-of-state fees are waived for a non-resident student, however any student who is awarded this assistantship, regardless of his/her resident or non-resident status, remains personally responsible for in-state tuition and fees, including insurance

The assistantship (12-month, 20-hour per week position) provides a maximum of two years of support at the M.S. level in one of the following emphases: Fishery Resources, Renewable Materials, Fire Ecology and Management, Forest Resources, Rangeland Ecology and Management, Conservation Social Sciences, or Wildlife Resources. The recipient will be expected to interact with public and/or private natural resource managers when formulating his or her research program and when presenting research results and implications.

Exceptional academic/professional achievement. Applicants must be admitted to one of the departments in the College of Natural Resources.

Submit a resume, transcripts, and a personal letter of interest. In addition, a letter of support from your proposed major professor is required. Applications must be received by April 4, 2014, and should be mailed or delivered to:

Berklund Research Assistantship
c/o Lynaire Banks, Student Services Center
College of Natural Resources University of Idaho
Moscow, ID 83844-1142
Phone: 208-885-7132

An application and graduate admission information for the University of Idaho may be obtained from:

UI College of Graduate Studies
More Information available at:

Applications from all qualified persons are welcomed, and women and members of minority groups are especially encouraged to apply. The University of Idaho is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin or sex.

Supported by the Berklund Foundation

In 1977 Curt Berklund, former director of the Bureau of Land Management, and his wife, Adele, established the Berklund Scholar Program at the University of Idaho, College of Natural Resources. The Berklund Scholar Program includes a graduate research assistantship, and two annual undergraduate research awards. Successful both in private industry and in public service, Curt and Abele have been advocates of wise stewardship of the natural environment.